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.
Just for Kix Youth Dance Classes.
For Age 3 - Grade 3. Register online at JustForKix.com.
Teen musicians: what original melodies and textures can you imagine for piano, violin & cello? A solo, a duet, a trio? All the combinations are available to you in this year’s Minnesota Varsity composer category, and we’re eager to hear what you create!
Our new major exhibition, Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation, explores the Indian American experience and the community's vital political, professional, and cultural contributions to American life and history.
On Thursday, November 8th, Plains Art Museum will open a major new exhibition with work by Serbian-American artist Zoran Mojsilov. The exhibition, titled Time Machine, will be on display through May 25th, 2019.
The impact of RACE: Are We So Different? is amplified when combined with thoughtful community programming – lectures, discussions, theater programs, art exhibits – that is designed to meet the needs of the people it serves.
In the Western imagination, India conjures up everything from saris and spices to turbans and temples—and the pulsating energy of Bollywood movies. But in America, India’s contributions stretch far beyond these stereotypes.
Featured artist exhibit will be from February 5 - March 30 in the Red Door Art Gallery. Reception date & time TBA
Plains Art Museum is opening its first main gallery exhibition of 2019, with a contemporary exhibition celebrating the creative traditions and innovations as well as the cultural agency of Native American women.
The Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County (HCSCC) will host an upcoming art exhibition showcasing the work of local artists with disabilities.
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.
The public is invited to the Charles Beck Gallery at Minnesota State Community and Technical College for a new exhibit by local artist Charles Christianson.
Plains Art Museum is launching three teen art programs for Spring 2019. Teen Art Club is a workshop series at Plains Art Museum for young people ages 12-18, led by practicing artists in a variety of media.
Most of Kristi Link Fernholz’s photographs are of native prairie plants and have been taken near her home, tucked away in the tall grass prairie along the ridges of the Minnesota River Valley.
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.
While taking her friends on a magical hot air balloon ride, Abby Cadabby loses her wand to a curious bird. Without Abby's wand, they can't get back to Sesame Street.
On a daily basis, editorial cartoonists deliver biting social commentary made palatable through amusing and well-crafted illustration. Our upcoming exhibition Lines with Power and Purpose: Editorial Cartoons features fifty-one original editorial cartoons from the nation's great metropolitan newspapers during the Golden Age of print journalism.
Kinderchomper has been selected by film festivals around the US including the Independent Film Festival Boston, the Rainier Independent Film Festival in Washington, the Thin Line Fest in Texas and it headlined the Fargo Film Festival near Scholtz’s hometown of Moorhead.
Enjoy the combined talents of the M State Jazz Band, Concert Choir and Voice Ensemble in the Spring Extravaganza in Legacy Hall.
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
“One Night in Memphis” is a rocking concert tribute to legendary Sun Records recording artists Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Elvis Presley.
When three extraordinary musicians combine their eclectic musical interests with internationally recognized classical performance ability, you get The Modern Trio.
A day to celebrate all local authors!
Join us at the Comstock House on Saturday, March 30, when we host HCSCC member and local calligrapher extraordinaire Anne Kaese for three courses on the art of cursive.
Since meeting in 1971 and discovering that they liked to play the same old-time music, Pop Wagner and Bob Bovee have specialized in creating spirited traditional music.
Fargo Moorhead Community Theatre (FMCT) presents its 28th annual Silver Follies presentation on March 30 at 7:30pm and March 31 at 2:00pm at The Stage at Island Park.
Join Collective Unconscious as they “drop the needle” on the Beatles Abbey Road! A complete performance of one of the greatest rock albums of all time!
Join us for our final day exhibiting Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation on Sunday, March 31. We're marking the occasion with a free closing reception inspired by Holi, the Hindu festival of colors celebrating love, the arrival of spring, and the victory of good over evil.