2019 Visiting Artist Pop-Up!

Friday, March 29 | 7-8pm Brooklyn Violinist performs in New York Mills.   Come meet our current Artist in Residence, Jeffry Young, a composer, violinist, and electronic musician from Brooklyn, NY who specializes in experimental, rock, and classical music. This...

Halloween in New York Mills!

Free Kids’ Party @ Cultural Center | Saturday, October 28th | 3-5pm Children up to age 10 welcome. Those under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Fun activities! Halloween photos with Impressions by Sarah 3-4pm FREE Pumpkin Decorating Cookie Decorating Games...

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...

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...

2nd Annual Fish House Festival July 10, 2015

Join us this Friday, July 10th, 2015 for the 2nd annual Fish House Festival, which is being held in conjunction with the New York Mills Summer Celebration and Lund Mania fishing tournament. There are many fun activities planned for the festival and we are excited to...

Art in Your Park 2015

Join us in the parks this summer for FREE art activities for kids Each month will feature a different theme of activities and art projects that kids can take home at the end of the day.  Come and have fun being creative while enjoying the great outdoors.  Stop in or...

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!        ...

Art in your park for kids this summer

Art in your park in Mills, Perham, & Wadena All Art in your Park activities are free.  The projects are for kids through 6th grade.  Age 7 and under need to be accompanied by a parent or older sibling.  Call 218-385-3339 with any questions.  See you at the parks....

Winter Light Festival

Saturday February 1st at 7 pm Lanterns, light, and 11 short films from the Rural Route Film Festival We’ll be reaching the halfway mark between the winter solstice and the vernal equinox at the beginning of February and we think it is time to celebrate the return of...

Holiday Craft Activity for Kids

During Santa Day at Christmas Tree Festival On December 7, 2013 from 12:00-3:00 p.m. the Cultural Center will provide a fun button craft activity for children while they wait for their turn to talk to Santa during his visit in New York Mills.  This event is free of...

Community Halloween Party

Wear your costume to the FREE Community Halloween Party on Saturday, October 26 Sponsored by the NYM Civic and Commerce Association and hosted by the Cultural Center and Mills Lanes. 3:00-5:00 p.m. At the Cultural Center children aged toddler through 2nd grade will...

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...

Be an Art Adventure mentor in the schools

Each year community volunteers work with area schools to bring the Minneapolis Institute of Arts “Art Adventure” program into classrooms. The program helps children learn to enjoy art and to recognize the cultural and historical content it communicates. ...

Halloween Party October 27th

Fall fun for kids Fun and games for kids from preschool through high school on Saturday the 27th. Preschool-2nd grade at the Cultural Center from 3:00 to 5:00 pm. In this preschool to 2nd grade session parents are asked to accompany their children. 3rd grade –...