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.
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.
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.
During this creative process talk, artist in residence Athena LaTocha will share reflections on her artistic process and insights on her works in progress at Plains Art Museum.
This duo exhibit by twin sisters will feature their latest creations in watercolor, acrylic, and mixed media collage.
Victoria Hanna is originally from Canby, Minnesota, currently lives in Fergus Falls, and has been weaving, spinning, knitting, felting, crocheting and even tatting for over 30 years.
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.
This exhibition will showcase new ceramic works by Guillermo Guardia, created since he moved to the Twin Cities in 2017.
Fargo Moorhead Community Theatre (FMCT) opens registration for summer education camps on Monday, January 14.
Enjoy Ballroom Dancing this summer - dancing or listening to great live Music!
In a partnership with the Red River Watercolor Society, the Historical & Cultural Society of Clay County is honored to host the 26th National Juried Watermedia Exhibition, a gorgeous watercolor showcase from some of the most talented artists of today.
Artist, Joanna Hallstrom will exhibit 16 oil portraits of Minnesota students who will be living this change. The exhibit is presented with a soundscape of student voices.
Join us at the Henning Landmark Center on Wednesdays in July, 7-8pm for guest readings from 3 Mercer Mayer books per night, followed by related activities.
Disney’s Freaky Friday is a hilarious, contemporary update on the classic mother/daughter tale, and a delightfully entertaining experience for anyone with a perfectly imperfect family.
Prepare ye for the timeless tale of kindness, tolerance, and love based on the Gospel According to St. Matthew!
Springboard for the Arts will host a Community Potluck Meet and Greet for Brandi Homan, Tuesday, July 16th, at Springboard for the Arts, 5 - 6PM
Celebrating the 80th anniversary of the beloved film, Gooseberry Park Players will bring L. Frank Baum’s classic novel to life with the story of Dorothy Gale, a young Kansas farm girl who dreams of a land "somewhere over the rainbow."
The Terrace Mill Children’s Theatre celebrates its 20th Anniversary, by presenting OZ! on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, July 17, 18 & 19 at 6:30pm at the Historic Terrace Mill in Terrace MN.
In 1974, Fargo-Moorhead Community Theatre (FMCT) was one of the first amateur theatres to bring the fresh-from-New York Godspell to a local stage. Now, 45 years later, it is coming back to the local stage again this July!
Confusion plays 60's and 70's Rock, Blues, and Funk with their own version of great classic songs. Confusion keeps things fresh and exciting preforming original songs and improvisational jams.
Come and enjoy the musicians in this area who love to play for an audience!
Considered to be the largest rural art crawl in the Midwest, the Art of the Lakes Studio Tour is a scenic, drive-yourself tour on curvy, hilly roads around lakes and through valleys with views that go for miles. Over 50 talented artists are tucked away in studios located on gravel roads scattered throughout Ottertail, Douglas and Grant counties in west-central Minnesota.
A uniquely American theatre piece, funny, beautiful, and deeply moving.
Borderline Chalkfest street chalk art festival with Shawn McCann will be July 20 - 21. Mark your calendars! Over 20 artists will be making 2 - D and 3 - D artwork on the street. Free for all to attend!
Featuring: sculpture, bookmaking, sign language,
silk screening , writing, music & movement and MORE!
Little Shop of Horrors is a delectable sci-fi horror musical with an electrifying 1960s pop/rock score by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman.
A uniquely American theatre piece, funny, beautiful, and deeply moving. David Birney has crafted a light-hearted look at the world's first love story through the eyes of America's greatest humorist, Mark Twain, whose Garden of Eden bursts with wit, laughter and the lyric poignance of the first love and the first loss.
The eerie first notes of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s internationally acclaimed score are set to fill Fargo-Moorhead Community Theatre (FMCT) this July, as many of the area’s most talented high school and college-aged young artists bring the award-winning rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar to life.
Detroit Lakes Art in the park will have over 100 booths are set up under the shady trees in the park. You'll find treasures of all sorts - from jewelry and pottery to furniture and fabric goods.!