I spent several days last week at the North Dakota Art Gallery Association 2016 Annual Meeting. Each year we gather at a member gallery’s location – this year we met in Ellendale, North Dakota. Since it
The Arts Center Celebrates Arbor Day with Hansen Art Park Tree Planting September 13 – 3:00 – 5:00 pm National Arbor Day is always celebrated on the last Friday in April, but many states observe Arbor
It is not often that the head of the NEA comes to North Dakota. In a Town Hall meeting tomorrow (August 24, 5:30 – 6:30 pm), Jane Chu, chairman of the National Endowment for the
Shades of Violet VII Next week (Thursday, April 7) brings a new exhibition to The Arts Center. Titled, Nuances, the exhibit features the artwork of Michelle Lindblom who is best known for her monotype prints.
Sabrina Hornung teaches the art of paper cutting. Tasty and fun treats complimentary to the weekly theme were created by Ave Maria Village culinary staff. A six-session Art for Life residency is currently underway at Ave Maria Village and
Just back from a long holiday break I was reading the latest Arts Center newsletter and see that there is no lack of “artsy” offerings for the opening of 2016. If you have resolved to take in
Missouri Valley Gold The exhibition opening this week features an artist who works En plein air a phrase borrowed from the French equivalent meaning “open (in full) air”. It is particularly used to describe the act of painting outdoors. We often
I was reminded this past weekend about essentials for great fun and happiness. These things give me fuel for creative thought. I think disconnecting from the routine, in good company, can give an artist, writer and musician
In honor of the holiday I decided to share a few examples of how artists have depicted the mighty symbol of Thanksgiving. I can say from personal experience wild turkeys strutting their stuff is an awesome sight.
Handmade gifts are always more meaningful. The Arts Center is offering a series of classes to help you make your own special gifts. If you would like to take any of these classes please call