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.
MSUM’s School of Art will be hosting a juried exhibition. MSUM art students currently enrolled in Art 498 Exhibition will jury the show.
Jenny Field Opheim Artist Exhibit: May 3 through July 6, 2019
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.
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.
Enjoy Ballroom Dancing this summer - dancing or listening to great live Music!
Visit Barbara Johnson’s Photography Exhibit at the Shoreline Artist’s Gallery at the Lakes Area Theatre during the month of June.
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.
HCSCC member and local artist Anne Kaese will lead two plein air watercolor classes at the Comstock House this summer.
Focus on getting comfortable with watercolor painting techniques and enjoying the process of watercolor painting from a practicing artist!
Multi-talented physical comic Kenny Ahern combines juggling feats and theatrics in a dazzling performance 7pm at Landmark June 26.
In the bleachers at Chicago’s Wrigley Field, die hard Cub fans root for their team. The group includes a rabid cheerleader, a blind man who follows the game by transistor radio and does his own play by play, a bathing beauty, a nerd and various other bleacher denizens.
PTFS is Fargo’s hottest classic rock, horn band. This 12-piece (6 horns, keyboards, bass, drums, guitar, male & female vocals) performs the best of the classic horn band hits!
The Cormorant Area Art Club will hold its 22nd Annual Art Show and Sale on Saturday and Sunday, July 6 and 7, 2019, from 10 AM to 4 PM each day.
Do not throw away your shot by missing this week-long musical theatre class exploring the hit musical Hamilton!
Explore different book binding techniques to create your own journal, then fill your journal with colorful mixed media collages!
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.
July is the month to join in the antics of Ray and Iver, and of course their right hand man pump attendant, Jigger. Catch two shows and listen in as our boys solve perplexing mysteries.
Mary Smith says “Creative functionality is my goal - creating baskets that are useful as well as attractive.” Join her basket weaving workshop on July 13 at the Henning Landmark Center!
Prepare ye for the timeless tale of kindness, tolerance, and love based on the Gospel According to St. Matthew!
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."