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

23 08, 2016

Town Hall With National Endowment For The Arts Chairman

By | August 23rd, 2016|Categories: Artist, Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Celebrations, Community, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Fargo, Local News, National Endowment for the Arts, North Dakota|Tags: |Comments Off on Town Hall With National Endowment For The Arts Chairman

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

21 03, 2016

Tree of Life: Paper Cutting as Life Review

By | March 21st, 2016|Categories: Artist, Arts, Celebrations, Community, Culture, Education, Elder Care, Entertainment, Family, Heritage, History, Jamestown, Local News, Seniors|Tags: |Comments Off on Tree of Life: Paper Cutting as Life Review

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