Welcome to LRAC's Arts Calendar
Arts happenings in west central Minnesota
LRAC's Arts Calendar showcases upcoming art events and opportunities for artists in the nine counties of west central Minnesota. Combined with LRAC's featured event in the monthly Art Headlines email publication, we help you know what’s going on in the regional arts world.
Help celebrate the publication of Mollie Douthit: Paintings on Thursday, June 14, 2018, from 4:30 – 6 pm. Mollie Douthit, a Grand Forks painter, will be signing copies of the 76-page book published by the North Dakota Museum of Art in conjunction with Douthit’s exhibition at the Museum.
A great class for beginner to intermediate students. This course will develop the students’ drawing skills and awareness using a structured approach to drawing through the study of the human figure. Students will develop insight into the form, structure and gesture of the subject.
Models will be clothed.
Barbara La Valleur, photographer and former editor of the Daily News, is the featured artist from May 30 - July 28.
Featured artist Barbara La Valleur, former Chief Photographer of the Daily News, will exhibit her work. Her artist’s reception is Thursday, June 7 from 5:30 - 7:30 and is FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!
Join Cheryl for fun & educational art activities in NYM, Perham, Wadena, AND NEW FOR 2018: Ottertail & Henning!
Deb Connolly - A Common Thread. Current exhibition at PRCA. Artist reception June 7, 2018 at 5:00 pm
John Buck is an American artist who primarily works with wood. Six of his giant, kinetic sculptures are on display for this summer only. These unique pieces depict moments of our shared history, melding past and present. Each sculpture consists of hundreds of pieces including gears, belts, and pulleys that bring them to life.
We are a regional theatre group of passionate and energetic artists dedicated to community enrichment and quality family entertainment. Our goal is to inspire the artistic development of participants and entertain/engage audiences, giving characters and creativity a chance to act out!
Join Northern Clay Center for a fabulous and fun summertime clay adventure!
Registration begins at 10 am on Tuesday, February 6, 2018.
Discover real and imaginary works of art as you embark on the Art Adventure with local artist Hayden Swanson. Participants will explore the Museum's works of art and create their own characters, scenes, and unique stories art using clay, pencils, markers, cardboard, and more. Open to all students with imaginations and a sense of adventure.
Students completing grades 6-8 can take a trip back to the 1980s for a month of pop music, glitter, and roller disco as FMCT brings XANADU JR to life on our stage!
Grades 1-4, Our Giant Book with Torri McKinney: Have fun playing with words and pictures with Torri as we work together to create a colorful giant book!
Grades 5-8, Op Art with Rebecca Krueger: Learn about optical illusion art and create your own “Op Art” while discovering artists such as Victor Vasarely and Bridget Riley.
Live concert in the Legacy Gardens by Post Traumatic Funk Syndrome, a 12 piece horn band playing classic hits! Open to the public. Gates open at 6:30 pm. Bring your lawn chair!
Will Ray and Iver, owners of East Side Skelly, be able to aide Ode, the Callow Candidate, as he takes on the local political machine, or should we say local political menace.
Matt Vee is back! Nephew of legendary 60s pop-star Bobby Vee, Matt Vee, singer, guitarist, writer and recording artist, along with his cousins Jeff and Tommy Vee (sons of Bobby Vee) and wife Julie Velline tour the country performing as "The Killer Vees." Their music in this concert will be pure country! This is not part of the concert series, so you will need a ticket.
Esmé Patterson is a songwriter, gambler, singer, lover, thinker, and explorer. She began as a member of the Denver folk pop septet, Paper Bird, and has written two records as a solo act including “All Princes, I” and her second and most recent release, “Woman to Woman,” which is a concept album of responses from female characters in a broad range of well known love songs.
Spindles are a cost effective and fun tool for making yarn. In this class you will learn the basics of spindle spinning from Devin Helmen and work with any foundations you already have from experienced wheel spinner to never-spun-an-inch in your life.
The Pelican Rapids Multicultural Committee has reinvented the Friendship Festival. The event will include performances by 3 groups presenting music from different cultures in Pelican Rapids.
Our annual Prairie Arts Camp returns July 23rd through 27th for elementary aged children!
Come for the art, the variety of ethnic and Minnesota food options and the variety of entertainment that is performed on two separate stages in the park.
Let’s Make a Selfie with Rebecca Krueger: Discover the theme of self-portraiture through the arts.
Develop and learn techniques of two-dimensional and three-dimensional design through drawing, painting (acrylic & watercolor), printmaking and mixed media sculpture.