Decoys and Wildlife Photography in the Gallery July 2021

Annual Decoy Show and Wildlife Exhibit Brad Anderson Photography Fish decoys by Larry Lange, Brad Lange, and John Peeters July 7-31, 2021 We are proud to feature in our Gallery the wildlife photographs of Brad Anderson of Ottertail and fish decoys by Larry Lange, Brad...

Philosophers and Artist Reception

Celebrating Philosophers & Artists We are making yet another connection by hosting both the Great American Think-Off Reception and the Distinctly Minnesota Artist Reception as one big party! Help us Kick-Off the Think-Off in style! Join us June 7th at 6:30-8:30pm...

Painters, Inkers, and Tattoo Lines

In the Gallery Aug 1 – Sept 15, 2018 A unique, fun and interactive graphic arts exhibit   On display is the work of Fargo print maker Troy Becker, St. Cloud painter Adam Spaeth, and painters Avery and Amy Nubson of Moorhead. This show also features...

In the Gallery – Fall 2017

Join us at the Cultural Center this fall to view our visual art gallery exhibits by talented local, regional, national and international artists working in a variety of mediums. Visiting the Gallery is always free and open to all. Gallery Hours: Wednesdays 10am...

2017 State High School League Arts Festival

Annual student gallery exhibit April 12 – 26 Each Spring the Cultural Center hosts the annual Minnesota State High School League Arts Festival for Region 6A North.  This year the show will be in the gallery April 12-26.  The festival will be on Wednesday,...

In the Gallery – Best of the Selfies

Best of the Selfies August 3rd- September 3rd, 2016 Solo artists Brianna Steinbrink & Maxine Adams, plus e-mail submission selfies As technology grows and creative expression diversifies, the line between artist and participant blurs and new media emerges. But is...

Immigration Integration Gallery Exhibit

Featured March 6 – April 9, 2016 Immigration Integration Artists Arna Rennan & Leila Rastegar The exhibit: The Cultural Center is pleased to present in the main floor gallery in March 2016 an art exhibition and conversation exploring women’s identity and...

2015 State High School League Arts Festival

Annual student gallery show April 29 – May 6 Each Spring the Cultural Center hosts the annual Minnesota State High School League Arts Festival for Region 6A North.  This year the show will be in the gallery April 29 – May 6th.  The festival will be on...

Decoy Judging Results

  The Annual Decoy Show will be on display in our gallery from July 9-July 19th. Stop in and take a look! Congratulations to all winners! Also, a  special congratulations to Paul Sparks and John Peeters, who placed in all 3 categories!        ...

Masks and Stone Sculptures by Simon Zornes

Simon Zornes show through Thursday, July 31 in the upstairs gallery Artist reception on Friday, July 11th from 2-5 pm Using native rock and wood, Simon Zornes creates powerful images expressive of his Anishinaabeg heritage.  Here are three images that tell more about...

Fish House and Decoy Auction Friday July 11

Fish house art and decoys July 11 The Cultural Center has commissioned four artists from the region to paint fish houses and fish decoys on July 11th as part of the New York Mills Summer Celebration.  Kayleen Horsma of Menahga, Pam Robinson from New York Mills, Troy...

Artist-in-residence Jill Johnson

Visiting artist Jill Johnson will be living in our midst at the Retreat House on South Main Ave in New York Mills for several weeks in April-May 2014.  Jill is a community cultural artist, which means that she researches folk and cultural art forms in Sweden and...

Sustainable farmers photography exhibit

Laurie Schneider photographs February 1-22, 2014 Join Laurie for a reception for this show on Saturday, February 22 from 1-3 pm                                        ...

Artist-in-Residence Charles Matson Lume

Residing at the New York Mills Arts Retreat for the first two weeks of January 2014 is Charles Matson Lume, a visual artist from Saint Paul, MN.  While on residency, Charles will be researching winter light and one’s relationship to it. Over the past five years...

Visiting artist updates

Our current and past visiting artists have been busy! We, of course, know how great they all are. It sounds like the others are realizing it too. Here are just a few updates from a few recent artists in residence… [Side note: If you are a past visiting artist...

Artist-in-Residence John Noltner

During the last week of June, John Noltner will be the artist-in-residence at the New York Mills Arts Retreat. John’s residency is special in that it coincides with his gallery exhibit currently featured at the New York Mills Regional Cultural Center, now through...

Our Town – put yourself into the picture

This community participation gallery show at the Cultural Center will be featured from November 14 until December 29. Everyone in town or outside of the city is invited to help create images of their vision of individual, family, and community identity on the walls of...

Decoy Show

Fish and Duck Decoys July 6-September 22 This exhibition of decoys made by six regional artists has been lots of fun.  Here are a pair of images, one showing boys swimming some of the fish decoys and the other catching three of the artists awaiting judging of their...