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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Nature photographer, Roland Jordahl, will be exhibiting at the Pelican Rapids Library during April and May.
The Garden Art exhibit will run from April 2 - May 25. Artists’ reception is Thursday, May 2 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
For several weeks each spring, the art of participating FMVA members fills the lower level gallery at Moorhead's Hjemkomst Center—work from arts educators, emerging artists, and established artists. Statements from the artists describe their inspirations and techniques, and a reception offers the public an opportunity to meet and talk with the artists.
MSUM’s School of Art will be hosting a juried exhibition. MSUM art students currently enrolled in Art 498 Exhibition will jury the show.
Kait Macheledt, Class of 2015, hails from New Richmond, WI and is an Integrative Artist who mixes art media with themes centering around holistic healing.
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.
Learn how to prepare a simple business plan, in arts-friendly language, to help you organize all the various aspects of your artistic practice and make informed business decisions.
Tina Gross is a poet, librarian, and activist originally from Battle Lake, MN. During her Hinge Arts Residency, she plans to focus on found poems related to the Fergus Falls Regional Treatment Center site, where her grandmother worked in 1970s and ‘80s.
PBS Pioneer’s Grassland Jam will feature Chris Jones & The Night Drivers on Saturday, May 25 at 7 p.m.
This duo exhibit by twin sisters will feature their latest creations in watercolor, acrylic, and mixed media collage.
A new play, “A Beautiful Hell”, by a local author and adapter will take the stage at Theatre B in May!
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.
Ruth Hanson has taught classes at the Landmark Center in the past and has had her works on display in galleries in Minnesota, North and South Dakota.
Barbara Benda Nagle and Beverly Benda will be the featured artists at the Red Door Art Gallery from May 29 - July 27. "Twintuition" is the name of the exhibit.
Students in grades K-2 and 3-5 are invited to join FMCT for our June summer camp productions of Disney’s Cinderella Kids !
Fargo Moorhead Community Theatre (FMCT) opens registration for summer education camps on Monday, January 14.
This exhibit will include groupings of small quilts, each starting with a particular pattern while variations of color and finishing will make them unique.
Tom Sellin’s daughte,r Shari Wallace, will join him on stage adding harmony to the vocals, along with his granddaughter Marisa Rousu, who not only sings, but also plays a number of instruments: piano, banjo, mandolin and both 6 and 12 string guitars.
This writing workshop is for anyone interested in exploring foundational storytelling techniques that can help bring true-life stories alive on the page.
Enjoy Ballroom Dancing this summer - dancing or listening to great live Music!
The Alexandria Art Guild presents the first ever Art de Tour, a showcase of local talent. No admission here, just meander at your leisure throughout the lakes area as you visit their studios, shop direct from the artists, and enjoy a refreshment along the way.
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.