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.
Barbara La Valleur’s exhibit at the Red Door Gallery runs from May 30 - July 28, 2018.
‘Meet and Greet’ will be on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 from 2 - 4:00 pm.
Barbara La Valleur, photographer and former editor of the Daily News, is the featured artist from May 30 - July 28.
Join Cheryl for fun & educational art activities in NYM, Perham, Wadena, AND NEW FOR 2018: Ottertail & Henning!
John Buck is an American artist who primarily works with wood. Six of his giant, kinetic sculptures are on display for this summer only. These unique pieces depict moments of our shared history, melding past and present. Each sculpture consists of hundreds of pieces including gears, belts, and pulleys that bring them to life.
We are a regional theatre group of passionate and energetic artists dedicated to community enrichment and quality family entertainment. Our goal is to inspire the artistic development of participants and entertain/engage audiences, giving characters and creativity a chance to act out!
In a partnership with the Red River Watercolor Society, we are honored to host the 25th Annual National Juried Watermedia Exhibition, a gorgeous showcase of the full possibility of watercolors by some of the most prolific and talented watercolor artists of today.
Join Northern Clay Center for a fabulous and fun summertime clay adventure!
Registration begins at 10 am on Tuesday, February 6, 2018.
Discover real and imaginary works of art as you embark on the Art Adventure with local artist Hayden Swanson. Participants will explore the Museum's works of art and create their own characters, scenes, and unique stories art using clay, pencils, markers, cardboard, and more. Open to all students with imaginations and a sense of adventure.
Gyotaku fish prints by Becky Albright
Copper lithography by Diane McLeod
Decoys by Jake Sazama, Tony Sazama, Paul Sparks
July Exhibit - Cindy Haffner paints striking quilt patterns on specially treated wood that survives all kinds of weather. Painted with color-fast paint and protected with polyurethane they are made to last. One would be a colorful addition to your barn or building. The barn quilts are also adaptable to use indoors.
Students completing grades 6-8 can take a trip back to the 1980s for a month of pop music, glitter, and roller disco as FMCT brings XANADU JR to life on our stage!
Add some art into your summer! Classes are led by experienced teaching artists and will provide students with a variety of artistic skills and techniques.
Jana Tonsfeldt’s exhibit is free and open to the public.
Mark your calendars and join us Wednesday July 18th and Thursday July 19th at 6:30 pm for a rockin performance!
Spindles are a cost effective and fun tool for making yarn. In this class you will learn the basics of spindle spinning from Devin Helmen and work with any foundations you already have from experienced wheel spinner to never-spun-an-inch in your life.
Open Mic music provides an opportunity for musicians to play in an air-conditioned, intimate "listening room" setting.
The Art of the Lakes Studio Tour is a scenic, drive-yourself tour of 56 artists in 24 studios on curvy, hilly roads around lakes and through valleys with views that go for miles.
The Pelican Rapids Multicultural Committee has reinvented the Friendship Festival. The event will include performances by 3 groups presenting music from different cultures in Pelican Rapids.
For Immediate Release
Drop-In Auditions and Volunteer Sign-Up for OTTER TAIL COUNTY: THE MUSICAL!
An Original Musical to be Performed in Pelican Rapids, Perham, Parkers Prairie and Battle Lake
In Celebration of 150 years of Otter Tail County
Drop-In Auditions & Volunteer Sign-Up
Saturday, July 21; 12:00-3:00pm @ First Lutheran Church, 309 S Otter Ave, Parkers Prairie
Saturday, July 21; 4:00-7:00pm @ Battle Lake First Lutheran Church, 505 Holdt St W., Battle Lake
Sunday, July 22; 10:00am-1:00pm @ Pelican Rapids Public Library, 25 W Mill St, Pelican Rapids
Sunday, July 22; 2:00-5:00pm @ Perham Public Library, 225 2nd Ave NE, Perham
Our annual Prairie Arts Camp returns July 23rd through 27th for elementary aged children!
. Instructed by Tami Sirek, cost is $25 and all supplies are provided.
Learn the age old technique of glass blowing during this hands-on class. Students will gain an understanding of the tools and equipment used in glass blowing while they experience the process of gathering glass from the furnace, adding color and creating their very own tumbler. If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to work with molten glass, here’s your chance!
SUMMER ARTS INTENSIVE will present the regional premiere of Disney’s NEWSIES on July 27, 28, 30 & 31 at 7:30pm and at 2:30pm on July 29. All performances will be held at West Fargo Sheyenne High School. Inspired by the real-life events of the New York City Newsboy Strike of 1899, this energetic musical leaps off the page with exuberant song and dance.
Come for the art, the variety of ethnic and Minnesota food options and the variety of entertainment that is performed on two separate stages in the park.
Desdamona is a St. Paul artist and an international award-winning performer who has traveled the U.S. and abroad delivering her lyrics and spoken word.
The cry of Haven Romiley’s heart is for peace. A peace not guaranteed if she succumbs to the plan set by her family. She decides to escape from the hand of her intended, not knowing it would change the course of her life forever.
Come hear the original song, Red River Moon, plus many other original songs. Using the guitar, banjo, fiddle, bass, dobro and occasionally the accordion, Jerry and Shirley Spanhanks put on a lively show, not to be missed.
Free event/Donations accepted
Let’s Make a Selfie with Rebecca Krueger: Discover the theme of self-portraiture through the arts.
Develop and learn techniques of two-dimensional and three-dimensional design through drawing, painting (acrylic & watercolor), printmaking and mixed media sculpture.