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.
Nearly 60 pieces of artwork created by Trista Simon of Underwood will be on display at Minnesota State Community and Technical College through Jan. 31 in the Charles Beck Gallery.
Nearly two dozen artists from across the nation will have their artwork on display from Nov. 1-Jan. 25 in Waage Gallery on the Fergus Falls campus of Minnesota State Community and Technical College.
FMCT invites the community to show off their talents or cheer on their neighbors at this all-ages talent show and fundraiser. The live event will highlight the incredible talent in the Fargo-Moorhead area while encouraging ongoing community support for the Fargo Moorhead Community Theatre.
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.
Features artwork by local High School Students. Exhibit will run from January 3 - February 2.
Reception date & time TBA.
Becky Albright is a native of Ottertail county who now resides in Douglas County. Her inspirations for her mixed media art come from the nature and resources of rural
Pelican Rapids has seen many waves of immigration in its long history. The first immigrants were indigenous peoples, the most famous of those perhaps was Minnesota Woman, the skeleton found buried beneath Highway 59 in 1931.
Featured artist exhibit will be from February 5 - March 30 in the Red Door Art Gallery. Reception date & time TBA
Kathy Grundei’s areas of interest include abstract and realistic styles using collage, mixed media and watercolor. Her website is www.artscapestudio.us
Laura considers it to have been a privilege to spend time observing, photographing and drawing the birds of this rookery and exploring Fergus Falls. The prints and drawings in this show depict moments of individual birds and family units, as well as reflections on the hubbub of life at and around the rookery.
Adam Priebnow is a skilled artist specializing in wheel-thrown porcelain with crystalline glazes.
The Prairie Renaissance Cultural Alliance (PRCA) will host an exhibit from 9th January 2019 to 16th February 2019 which will illustrate the state of the needle arts as they are practiced today. We are interested in work ranging from traditional embroidery techniques to exploratory boundary stretching art.
Have you ever wished you could talk to one of our artists to understand how they come up with their pieces? Now you can! Each month we will list the artists who will be staffing the gallery.
Get your deerstalker hat on "the play's afoot! Comedic genius Ken Ludwig (Lend Me a Tenor, Moon Over Buffalo) faithfully transforms Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's 1901 classic 'The Hound of the Baskervilles' into a murderously funny adventure and Sherlock Holmes is on the case.
Sign up your child for the Winter 2019 Youth Conservatory. FMCT ED offers seven classes targeted for elementary and middle school students. This eight week term runs January 12 - March 2 at Studio 6 Broadway.
Youth Winter 2019 Education Classes begin this Saturday!
FMCT invites the community to show off their talents or cheer on their neighbors at this all-ages talent show and fundraiser. Fargo Famous will highlight the incredible talent in the Fargo-Moorhead area while encouraging ongoing community support for the Fargo Moorhead Community Theatre.
What is SongBlast? It’s all about great songs, wonderfully performed…and having a BLAST!
The finale of Pioneer Public Television’s new season of polka programs will air on Saturday, January 19 at 5 p.m. with the music of the Rod Cerar Orchestra of Minneapolis and the Chmielewski Funtime Band.
Stand-up comedian Chad Filley’s one person show, Speaking Filley-Sophically, consisting of hilarious stories from the Minnesotans life, has brought recent comparisons to Billy Crystal’s 700 Sundays. This show which blends comedic tales with heartwrenching stories in booking shows for Winter 2018 and all of 2019.
The music selected for this season’s Cathedral Classics concert was specifically chosen for the amazing acoustics at Sts. Anne and Joachim Catholic Church! We’ll sing music by Renaissance composers Palestrina and Hassler, as well as Henryk Gorecki’s recent masterpiece Totus Tuus.
RUMBLE is the electric story of how Native American influence shaped blues, jazz, folk and rock 'n' roll -- a missing chapter in music history.
Join Minneapolis based artist Janna Mattson for this unique opportunity at the Kaddatz Galleries!
We're so excited to welcome Jaana Mattson to Fergus Falls for an exhibition, workshop and artist talk in just 9 days!