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.
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 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.
Enjoy Ballroom Dancing this summer - dancing or listening to great live Music!
The Red Door Gallery’s “Rural Art Exhibit” will feature artists from North and South Dakota as well as from Breceknridge, MN. Work will reflect rural and/or agricultural settings.
Now with two times on Thursdays, the Center’s weekly fiber arts group, Sit-n-Stitch, offers time slots for everyone!
The “Cityscapes” exhibit by Anatassiya (Stass) Andrianova is a post-impressionist series of water-mixable oil paintings exploring urban environments throughout the United States.
David Twamley’s exhibit, “Painting Collages,” is an abstract exhibition combining acrylic paint and California graffiti photography.
The Cormorant Area Art Club is presenting the Famous Fauxs Art Show at Essentia Health’s “The Atrium”!
This traveling exhibit is on loan to Viking Library System, and will be displayed many of their Libraries throughout 2019 and early 2020.
Tumulus is a visual investigation of this human-altered landscape, but it is also a document of the cultural and societal complexities of The Iron Range near Frand Rapids, MN.
Minneapolis-based artist, basket maker and nurse, Martha Bird, Alumni Hinge Artist, announces a joint exhibition of new and retrospective work at Otter Tail County Historical Society and Kaddatz Galleries in Fergus Falls, Minnesota from Wednesday, September 11 through Friday, November 1, 2019.
Join award-winning author and publisher Ryan Jacobsen to hear the behind-the-scenes story of how a biography of football star Adam Thielen came to be.
Mary Jo Wentz leads this class designed for ages 17 and older - beginner or experienced artists, and will cover painting with alcohol inks on Yupo, a synthetic paper as well as other non-porous surfaces. All supplies included.
Book Folding - Learn how to turn a hardcover book into a work of art with this book page folding class.
Join visiting Blacksmith, Jeffrey Olson of Fosston, Bladesmith, Tony Roed of Fosston and Blacksmith & Bladesmith, Jerry Hobbs of New York Mills, in student workshops and free public demonstrations of forging fire.
Outside Mullingar is a beautifully written play about the life and times of two farming families in rural Ireland.
D Mills and The Thrills are a hip-hop band from Fargo, ND. With six members in the band, The Thrills have a big presence and an even bigger sound. Jazzy, bold and rocking,
The Mercy Seat at Fire Pit Productions from September 20 - September 28, 2019.
Artists and others will be showing/selling their wares during this two day show and sale!
Gather your friends and create your own, personal collage with paper, glue, paint and found objects.
Meet photographer Lou Ann Marks after visting her Photography Exhibit at The Little Red Schoolhouse!
The Vagina Monologues by Eve Ensler, is a collection of fictional, character-based pieces that came from interviews with over 200 women.
Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Woodstock at Prospect House Museum!
Good Company is a collective of fun Oldish Guys who just love to play music and make people smile!
Feelin’ Alright! is an entertaining multi-media musical variety show that pays tribute to Woodstock 1969 – a historic event that defined a culture but could never be duplicated.
The award winning and highly acclaimed band Le Vent du Nord is a leading force in Quebec’s progressive francophone folk movement.
The Fargo-Moorhead Ballet is excited to bring our classic tale of "The Classic Nutcracker" back to the NDSU Festival Concert Hall Stage once again this season!