Fall 2020 Youth Ballet Classes

Wednesday afternoons September-December, 2020 For youth ages 3-10 Details, dates & times below! We are excited to share that Leona Cichy will be returning this fall to provide ballet classes at the Cultural Center for ages 3-10!  A 12-week session will be offered...

2020 Youth Ballet Classes @ New York Mills Cultural Center

4/9/20: This event has been cancelled due to COVID-19. We hope to reschedule when we are able. Three 5-week sessions Wednesday afternoons January – May, 2020 Specific Dates & Details Below! After a successful Intro to Ballet class during the Fall of 2019,...

‘Nocturne’ by Ragamala Dance | New York Mills, MN | May 17, 2019

@ NYM School Auditorium Friday, May 17 @ 7:00 p.m. Ragamala Dance Company is based out of Minneapolis, MN and is run by the mother-daughter duo, Ranee (mother) and Aparna (daughter). Ragamala is inspired by the south Indian classical dance form Bharatanatyam. Ragamala...

Contempo Physical Dance

Friday, November 30, 2018 @ 7:00 p.m. @ Wadena Memorial Auditorium FREE to attend! Contempo Physical Dance will present “SenZalma” at the Memorial Auditorium in Wadena on Friday, November 30 at 7:00 p.m. Directed and choreographed by Marciano Silva dos...

2018-19 Just for Kix Youth Dance

PLEASE NOTE: Just for Kix has moved the location of NYM Dance Classes to the NYM School Auditorium Foyer for January-May 2019. Classes will no longer be held at the Cultural Center.  Please contact Heidi Swenson at perham_mn@justforkix.com or 218-766-1464 with any...

Basic East Coast Dance

Basic East Coast Swing Dance Class & Party for Couples! Friday, October 28th Starting at 6:30pm The first hour is a dance lesson with a Dance Party to follow! $20 per couple, two drinks included. Light Refreshments served. Instructors are Barbara and Jewett Benson...

Just For Kix

Just For Kix Dance Classes are back! Wednesdays, October 5, 2016 – May 3, 2017 At the Cultural Center in New York Mills! Follow School Schedule for Holidays and Breaks. Weekly Schedule: *Tiny Kix (Pre-K) – 4-4:30 *Wee Petites  (K-1st) – 4:30-5:15...

Barn Celebration

Grand Opening Celebration of The Barn & Sculpture Park 20th Anniversary Saturday, October 1st, 2016 “The Cultural Center’s mission over the past 25 years has been to bring the arts to the rural community; now we have The Barn to bring the rural community to the...

Basic East Coast Swing Dance for Couples

Have fun learning the basic dance steps of the Big Band Era. This popular East Coast Swing Dance is adaptable to 50s, country, and popular music. Couples will learn a basic step, lead/follow techniques and about 10 patterns. This class is for adult couples. Three...

Just for Kix classes offered at Cultural Center 2015

Classes for ages 3 – 1st grade on Wednesdays in upstairs dance studio Beginning October 7, 2015, Just for Kix classes will be held in the Cultural Center’s upstairs dance/yoga studio! Instructor Heidi Swenson will be leading Tiny Kix for dancers ages 3-5...

Apply Now! Artist Residency Deadline April 1st

FREE Artist Residency Opportunity! The New York Mills Arts Retreat is currently accepting applications for July – December 2015 artist residencies. The Arts Retreat program offers self-funded 2-6 week solo residencies for selected artists in ALL disciplines. A small...

World music, dance, and song from Spain

“Las Flamencas” dance, music, song November 22nd “Las Flamencas” unravels the iconic appeal of flamenco women and their legendary art form. Join this journey in and out of satire, sorrow and celebration, inspired by the power, vulnerability,...

Fall 2014 Concert Series

Great entertainment this fall at your Cultural Center Admission $12 advance or $15 at door except as noted Concerts begin at 7:30 pm unless otherwise noted Click on the concert name to read all the details Friday Oct 3         the Jacobite Harp music of  Scotland and...

el dia de los muertos celebrations

Day of the Dead Saturday November 2nd Here is a photograph of the ofrenda panels made by artist Xavier Tavera on display at the Cultural Center.  Pilgrims can post photographs of friends and family, or bring gifts of food or other items to please the dead.  The two...

Dance classes resume at the Cultural Center 2013

Come to Dance Class beginning Tuesday, October 1st! Dance classes are back at the Cultural Center beginning Tuesday, October 1st at 3:40 p.m. Classes will be held on Tuesdays and are open to all children ages 5 and up. Students will learn classical techniques from...

Come to the Pageant and enjoy dessert after

This Friday, August 16, is the 5th annual Puppet Pageant Tamales in Central Park before the Pageant from 4-7pm.  Then, a brief (one block) walk to the Pageant stage behind the Cultural Center to see 8-foot-tall Star Bears and a heroic mouse, and after come to the...

Puppet Pageant this Friday

The annual Puppet Pageant is Friday at 7 pm behind the Cultural Center Don’t miss the Corn Feed at Central Park from 4-7pm before the Pageant!  The Center and Creamery Restaurant will sell tamales during the Corn Feed and have desserts and beverages after the...

June Artist in Residence Leslie Merrill

Leslie Merrill is our Arts Retreat visiting artist for two weeks in June. She is a Denver-based choreographer, performer, video artist, and movement educator. During her residency, Leslie will be working on her upcoming interdisciplinary performance work, The 13th and...

Dance classes are back 2012

Dance classes for children resume Tuesday, October 9th Learn Ballet Learn the techniques basic to all dance styles For children ages 5-12 years old* Tuesdays, October 9th through November 27th In the dance studio of the Center 8-class fall session $60 (family discount...