Art For Lunch Sept 2020 – May 2021

Second Thursdays @noon-1pm $5 fee for supplies Add creativity to your day! Art for Lunch continues into Fall 2020 and Spring 2021!  Join us for this monthly creative break to learn about a new art form and make your own creation. Adaptations are in place for COVID-19...

Little Big Year Birding Presentation & Workshop May 2, 2019

Presenter: Ben Eckhoff, MN DNR Thursday, May 2, 2019 @ 7:00 p.m. The Little Big Year is offering a workshop on May 2, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. at the Cultural Center in New York Mills presented by Ben Eckhoff, the Area Interpretive Naturalist for the Minnesota Department of...

Cultural Center Spring 2019 Workshops

“For the Birds” Workshop Saturday, May 11, 2019 @10:30am – 1pm Make an Up-Cycled Bird Feeder with Cheryl Bannes Parents and children are welcome to come create an up-cycled bird feeder of recycled materials and found objects. Children under the age...

Braided Rug Workshop – Arts Learning – NYM, MN

Thursday, February 28, 2019 @5:00-7:00 p.m. Instructor Heather Cassidy @ Cultural Center Fee: $20 ($15 for members) Learn to make your own beautiful braided rugs! Heather will teach you the skills to get you started, and you can finish your rug at home. Participants...

Ken Burns’ Pianist Jacqueline Schwab Concert & Workshop

Piano Concert Tues, October 9 @7:00 p.m. @ Trinity Lutheran Church, NYM Featuring NYMHS Band & Choir Students Concert FREE to Attend & Open to ALL Improv Workshop Mon, October 8 @6:30 p.m. @ Cultural Center, NYM Explore Instrumental Improvisation Workshop...

Weaving Waters Fiber Arts Trail 2018

NYM Cultural Center is the “Top of the Trail!” Gallery Exhibit September 17 – October 27 2nd Annual Fiber Art Trail Weekend September 20-22, 2018 Weekend Activities Include Workshops, Quilt Documentation & Concert   Ripping the Seams: Unique...

Block Printing Class

Introduction to Block Printing with Cheryl Bannes Saturday, November 18, 2017 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Learn about block prints with the newest member of the Cultural Center staff, Cheryl Bannes. Cheryl is a metalsmith by training and inclination, but has worked for...

Writing Workshop at Senior Center!

Cultural Center Arts Retreat Visiting Artist Katherine Schaefer creative non-fiction writer Saturday, October 3rd-Sunday, October 18th Katherine Schaefer is a Minneapolis-based writer whose work has appeared in The Talking Stick and Minnetonka Review. Her essay “Edna,...

August Watercolor Class

Grace Haverty Watercolor Instructor Growing up in the  New York City  area afforded Grace the opportunity to visit the Brooklyn Museum of Art as well as the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Although she loved art she never even gave a thought to pursuing a career in that...

Erasure Poetry Workshop

Rebecca Yates Erasure Poet Artist in Residence, Rebecca Yates, is a writer and erasure poetry artist living in Minneapolis. Her work has appeared in The Found Poetry Review, Damselfly Press, and Really System, among others. She is the founder of Minneapolis Erasures...

April Verch concert Saturday October 11

Fine singing, deft fiddling, and amazing step-dancing Concert Saturday October 11 at 7:30 pm.  Call 218-385-3339 to reserve your tickets.  Admission is $12 advance or $15 at the door.  Bring a donation for the food shelf and receive an additional $2 discount! Free...

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...

Senior / Gentle Yoga Classes

Starting on September 10th through November 12th, join us at the Cultural Center on Wednesday mornings from 9 to 10 a.m., for a gentle journey led by registered yoga instructor Ann Pate.  Ann’s class will build strength and flexibility through yoga and yoga...

Yoga & Ayurveda Workshop

Bring about better health & balance in your life using Yoga & Ayurveda Join us for a mini workshop taught by Wendy Billie, Master Yoga Teacher & Healing Practitioner, where you will: Learn the language of Ayurveda (ancient Eastern natural healing system)....

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...

Learn to spin – or practice your skills

Learn to spin thread and yarn Bruce Engebretson is a master spinner and weaver and he will teach techniques of spinning in two sessions on Saturdays, March 8 and 15 from 10 am to 3 pm.  If you have a spinning wheel, bring it with you.  If not, we’ll have an...

Cheesemaking

Learn to make cheese Saturday March 22 – 1 to 4 pm. This class covers the basics of cheese making and is taught by Bruce Engebretson from Osage. Participants will learn how to make queso fresco and cottage cheese as well as a tomme cheese.  One variety of tomme...

Wine Making

Learn the basics of fermenting grapes and other fruits to make wine One of the most ancient processes of fermentation produces one of the world’s favorite beverages.  Ron Leasman from Long Prairie, owner of Leatherwood Vinegary, will teach the basic process of...

Shinfeller fiber art workshop April 17

Learn the ancient Norwegian art form of “shinfeller” Join Karen Aakre for a unique workshop where you will make a pair of baby slippers and mittens, or adult-sized wristlets and headband, on Thursday, April 17th from 6-9pm.  This workshop is given as an...

3 evenings on mysticism

Join a conversation about mysticism – in the past and in the modern world Evening #1: Thursday, April 10th at 7:30 pm Evening #2: Thursday, April 24th at 7:30 pm Evening #3: Thursday, May 22nd at 7:30 pm This workshop is a guided discussion instead of...

Continental Divide Folk School winter & spring 2014

Continental Divide Folk School classes in winter & spring 2014 Classes will be added to this schedule as new learning opportunities develop.  More information on many of these classes will be added in the coming days.  Call 218-385-3339 with any questions. Gentle...

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...

The Seven States of Minnesota

Please join us on Thursday, October 17th at 7:30 p.m. as we follow current artist-in-residence John Toren, author of The Seven States of Minnesota, on a whirlwind tour of Minnesota’s many and varied landscapes. This event will be held at the Cultural Center and is...

East Otter Tail County Fair event schedule

Presenting Visual, Performance, Fiber and Culinary Arts Events Under the Sheltered Structure in front of the 4H Dairy Bar unless  noted. Thursday, July 25 12:00-4:00 p.m. Perham Farmers Market.  Meet local food producers, learn their techniques, find out when they...

Arts at the Wadena County Fair June 27-29

York Mills Regional Cultural Center Presents Visual, Performance, Fiber and Culinary Arts Events at the Wadena County Fair  (Under the Sheltered Structure by the Fair Office unless otherwise noted) Thursday, June 27  12:00-4:00 p.m. Wadena Area Growers Association. ...

Workshop on the business of being a musician

Making the music business work Alison Scott presents a one-hour workshop on the business side of being a musician on Friday, September 21st at the Center.  This workshop is free and will be given from 5:30pm-6:30pm just before the 7:30pm concert.  Musicians and the...

“Work of Art” Series

Starting September 11th, Springboard for the Arts will present its entire ten-part Work of Art: Business Skills for Artists series in partnership with the New York Mills Regional Cultural Center and Minnesota State Community and Technical College’s Business and...