18 04, 2017

Calling All Artists

By | April 18th, 2017|Categories: Artist, Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Celebration, Celebrations, Community, Entertainment, Events, Exhibition, Jamestown, Local News, North Dakota|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Calling All Artists

(Click title to read full post) Its time to start preparing for the JFAA Annual Art Show. This exhibition, in its 53rd year, takes on special significance in 2017 as it coincides with the grand

13 03, 2017

Take An Art Break – Good Medicine

By | March 13th, 2017|Categories: Community, Education, Entertainment, Events, Hobbies & Interests, Jamestown, News, Painting, Projects|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Take An Art Break – Good Medicine

Do you have spring fever? Are you confounded by politics? Do you like trying new things? Do you enjoy the company of others? The Arts Center's newest newsletter arrived on my desk today and its

28 02, 2017

Learn How Arts Can Transform Community

By | February 28th, 2017|Categories: Artist, Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Celebration, Celebrations, Community, Education, Entertainment, Events, News, North Dakota|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Learn How Arts Can Transform Community

Attend the 2017 Statewide Arts Conference and Governor's Awards for the Arts Ceremony-Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at the North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum in Bismarck, ND This year the Statewide Arts Conference welcomes

21 02, 2017

We Couldn’t Do It Without You

By | February 21st, 2017|Categories: Arts, Celebrations, Entertainment, Events, News, Volunteers|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on We Couldn’t Do It Without You

Our Volunteers are amazing! Last week now seems a blur, it was "crazy busy" to borrow a commonly used phrase of my co-worker Angela. We not only just completed Giving Hears Day but there were two exhibits

17 01, 2017

Navigating The Weather – Rescheduled Exhibit Reception

By | January 17th, 2017|Categories: Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Community, Culture, Entertainment, Exhibition, Giving, Heritage, Jamestown, Local News, News, North Dakota, Travel, Weather|Tags: |Comments Off on Navigating The Weather – Rescheduled Exhibit Reception

   I feel like a bit of a hypocrite, in last week’s blog I encouraged everyone to “get-over” winter, brave the elements and get to the reception last Thursday, only to panic and cancel/postpone the

8 12, 2016

Blizzards, Country Living And Strong Women

By | December 8th, 2016|Categories: Artist, Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Community, Culture, Entertainment, Exhibition, Germans from Russia, Heritage, History, Home & Garden, Jamestown, Local News, North Dakota|Tags: |Comments Off on Blizzards, Country Living And Strong Women

I know many of you are interested in local history, particularly stories about the Germans from Russia. While we were experiencing the blizzard this week I received an email that I’d like to share. The

19 10, 2016

Last Days To Visit 52nd Annual Exhibition

By | October 19th, 2016|Categories: Artist, Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Community, Culture, Entertainment, Exhibition, Jamestown, Local News|Tags: |Comments Off on Last Days To Visit 52nd Annual Exhibition

If you haven’t gotten to see the 52nd Annual JFAA Art Show there is still time. The exhibition comes to a close on Saturday, October 22 at 2:00 pm. This year’s Annual had over 40 artists contributing 87

27 09, 2016

An Enlightening Visit To Ellendale

By | September 27th, 2016|Categories: Artist, Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Community, Culture, Entertainment, Exhibition, Food & Drink, Heritage, Jamestown, Law, Government, Politics, Local News, Native Americans, North Dakota, Parks, Religion & Spirituality, Travel, Writing|Tags: |Comments Off on An Enlightening Visit To Ellendale

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

6 09, 2016

Art Park Tree Planting Celebration

By | September 6th, 2016|Categories: Arbor Day, Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Celebrations, Children, Community, Entertainment, Family, Flowers, Garden, Heritage, Home & Garden, Jamestown, Landscape, Local News, Nature, News, Parks, Perennials, Trade, Trees, Volunteers|Tags: |Comments Off on Art Park Tree Planting Celebration

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