Kalevala Puppet Pageant 2019

11th Annual Kalevala Puppet Pageant Fri, Aug 16th in New York Mills Sat, Aug 17th in Perham Workshops begin Mon, Aug 5th! The Puppet Pageant is an original large-scale street theater play based on stories from the Finnish national epic poem, The Kalevala. Adults and...

Vainamoinen and the Golden Goose

The 9th Annual Puppet Pageant in 2017 can now be seen streaming on our YouTube page! Click to watch: Cultural Center on YouTube

Sometimes You Move the Puppet and Sometimes the Puppet Moves You

In August of 2016, Nik Nerburn, a filmographer originally from the Bemidji, MN area, came to New York Mills to the Center’s Artist Retreat Program. While here, Nik shot video of the Puppet Pageant workshops, the performance, and the New York Mills Corn Feed (on...