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

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

5 10, 2016

All The Pretty Colors

By | October 5th, 2016|Categories: Artist, Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Cooking, Culture, Garden, Hobbies & Interests, Home & Garden, Jamestown, Local News, Mosaic, North Dakota, Parks|Tags: |Comments Off on All The Pretty Colors

Yesterday, work was like Christmas. Over the past several weeks, the front office had been accumulating unsightly cardboard boxes–little did they reveal the rainbow of color found within. You are wondering … what are they? Tiles of

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

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

8 01, 2016

Boost Your Creative Pursuits in 2016

By | January 8th, 2016|Categories: Artist, Arts, Community, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Exhibition, Family, Jamestown, Local News, Music, Seniors|Tags: |Comments Off on Boost Your Creative Pursuits in 2016

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