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.
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.
Featured artist exhibit will be from February 5 - March 30 in the Red Door Art Gallery. Reception date & time TBA
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!
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.
The Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County (HCSCC) will host an upcoming art exhibition showcasing the work of local artists with disabilities.
Dag T. Straumsvag is a contemporary writer and translator living in Trondheim, Norway. Though far away, he has a deep connection to Minnesota through his work with our state’s most established and respected poets.
Come see New York Mills Cultural Center’s staff favorites! Some pieces are created by staff members, others are “off our walls,” created by other artists!
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.
The public is invited to the Charles Beck Gallery at Minnesota State Community and Technical College for a new exhibit by local artist Charles Christianson.
An eccentric inventor, Caractacus Potts sets about restoring an old race car from a scrap heap with the help of his children, Jeremy and Jemima.
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.
The Evansville Art Center invites musicians to play at Third Thursday Open Mic from 7 to 9 p.m
The Historic Holmes THeatre and Theatre Heroes present CALL OF THE WILD: ILLUSTRATED EDITION JACK LONDON'S CLASSIC TALE LIVE ON STAGE This multi-media adventure mixes classic story telling with projected illustrations to tell the story of Buck, the magnificent cross-bred offspring of a St. Bernard and Scottish Collie!
First Annual Visiting Artists Workshop on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 22 and 23. The workshop will feature Colorado-based artists Joshua Butler and Matthew Hanson-Weller, Nebraska based artist Howard Paine and Washington-based artist Cody Spiegel.
Fire Pit Productions present “The God Committee”. Medicine, Money, and Morality clash when the Heart Transplant Selection Committee of St. Patrick’s Hospital has only minutes to decide which of three patients will receive a heart that has suddenly become available
Roxanne Swisher will offer ukulele lessons Saturday February 23 from 10-Noon
Class for Children, ages 6 - 12: February 25 from 3:45 - 5:30. Children will learn to paint a sunflower and take home a signed copy of one of Ellen’s books.
This workshop will teach watercolor and drawing techniques.
Adult workshop: 9 - 3:30 Tuesday - Friday, February 26 - March 1. The workshop will teach watercolor and drawing techniques.
Today, the opportunity to make the ancient art form of mime accessible to a contemporary audience drives Bill Bowers' professional artistry.
Class for Teenagers: February 25 from 7:00 - 8:45. Watercolor lesson teaching to save whites, use light and shadow to create volume.
Craig Torgerson is a rhythm guitarist who is influenced by the singer songwriters of the 70’s along with traditional and modern country. He has captivated the older generation with songs from their past.
Ruth Hanson has taught classes at the Landmark Center in the past and has had her works on display in galleries in South Dakota, Minnesota and North Dakota.