15 06, 2017

Become A Living Sculpture

By | June 15th, 2017|Categories: Artist, Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Community, Culture, Entertainment, Jamestown, Local News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Become A Living Sculpture

(Click title to read full post) August 26, 2017 • 10:00 am - 11:30 am  In association with the Downtown ArtSpark Festival, Jamestown, ND We're looking for participants of all ages to join the Living Sculpture competition, part

1 06, 2017

Installation of the Arts Park Mosaics Begins

By | June 1st, 2017|Categories: Artist, Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Community, Culture, Entertainment, Jamestown, Local News, North Dakota|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Installation of the Arts Park Mosaics Begins

(Click title to read full post) Installation of the Hansen Arts Park bench mosaics began on May 30th. The crew included all staff, two babies, two kids, two dogs, mosaic artist and our guide Molly

23 05, 2017

Beau Theige: Custom Guitars

By | May 23rd, 2017|Categories: Artist, Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Community, Culture, Entertainment, Heritage, Jamestown, Local News, North Dakota|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Beau Theige: Custom Guitars

(Click title to read full post) Beau Theige will visit The Arts Center on Thursday, May 25 for Open Mic Night, 7:00 - 9:00 pm. Everyone is encouraged to come meet the artist and musicians

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