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.
This page displays 30 of the most recent and upcoming events. To see all events in West Central Minnesota, click on the BROWSE CALENDAR item in the menu bar.
This exhibit looks at what things were like for residents of Fergus Falls in 1919. It then illustrates the storms destructive pass through the city, with photographs and antidotes, and ends with how the city was rebuilt bigger and better then before.
Plains Art Museum announces a new art-making program called Plains Art Inside & Out, offering customizable art-making experiences to groups of all ages. Each experience is led by a professional teaching artist, involves working with clay, and can be customized to fit your group’s schedule and needs.
This year’s permanent collection reinstallation will explore the Museum’s acquisitions of artwork by women since our inception as the Red River Art Center in 1965.
Now with two times on Thursdays, the Center’s weekly fiber arts group, Sit-n-Stitch, offers time slots for everyone!
(Un)common Threads highlights the artists’ differing approaches to serigraphy (also known as silk screen) and their shared interests in portraiture, narrative and pop culture.
Truth in Focus explores Hvidston's career, stretching back to his childhood, through his years with the Forum, and into retirement.
Plains Art Museum is pleased to announce the substantial and unique exhibition, Fueling Modernity, featuring the work of American photographer Meghan Kirkwood and South African mixed media artist Jeannette Unite.
Learn to adapt the everyday materials around you into beautiful jewelry designs!
Swing by Hannaher’s Inc. Print Studio to create a one-of-a-kind notebook, sketchbook, or journal!
The Community Hand Bell Choir will perform at PioneerCare Chapel from September 23 to December 1, 2019.
Jon Solinger received his BA in Art from MSUM. Over a 30+ year period he has participated in numerous solo and group exhibitions.
Designed by Minneapolis-based collectors SuperMonster市City!, the exhibition has earned rave reviews in the museum world, offering a wonderfully monstrous survey of vintage toys, models, and posters exploring America's favorite supernatural histories!
Tired of the same old lunch routine? Come to the Cultural Center and try Art for Lunch! Bring your lunch–we provide a beverage (coffee, water or pop)–and enjoy a short 45-minute art project!
Please join us at the Spirit Room in Gallery I for Brett Lysne’s “The Lower Forty-Eight,” a highly detailed collection of ink illustrations exploring the social and political ills of contemporary America.
Please join us at the Spirit Room in Gallery II for Hollie DeFrancisco’s “Pardon my Partum,” a varied exhibition of macabre and whimsy paintings and illustrations exploring her partum experience.
Plains Art Museum is thrilled to announce the opening of a major new exhibition, A Nation of One, featuring the work of Brad Kahlhamer.
7th to 12th graders: Come and learn a variety of printmaking techniques!
November is Native American Heritage Month and the Fargo Public Library, in partnership with the Native American Commission, Plains Arts Museum and Cultural Diversity Resources, will host the Native American Event Series Tuesday, Nov. 5 through Thursday, Nov. 14.
West Fargo High School Theatre will present the DAMN YANKEES by special arrangements with Musical Theater International (MTI)!
Spend the morning making bowls, cups, vases, plates – whatever you want and then decorate them with texture and color.
Create a stunning mosaic using a variety of stained glass. Learn the technique of cutting glass, using the correct adhesive and grouting. Finished mosaic is approximately 4" x 6".
Come to the Cultural Center and try Art for Lunch! Bring your lunch–we provide a beverage (coffee, water or pop)–and enjoy a short 45-minute art project!
Your portfolio is the core of your promotional material. Focus on the essential elements: sharpening your artist statement, tailoring your artistic résumés, and selecting and formatting your work samples.
The fact that Michael Shynes is a Midwest born singer songwriter with a Platinum Record in Poland, in many ways, sums up the unlikelihood of his career perfectly.
Curtis and Loretta are in many ways the quintessential folk duo: finely honed vocal harmonies of multidimensional intrigue, abundant talent on an array of stringed instruments, deep traditional roots, great originals, and equally strong strains of gravity and playful irreverence.
Join us at the Hjemkomst Center on Saturday, November 16, for Pangea-Cultivate Our Cultures, our free annual celebration of cultural diversity - and the largest festival of its kind in the community.
Build your confidence in interacting with other artists, organizations and the larger community, and learn fun tips to get you and your work noticed.