28 09, 2017

Seeking Textile Artists

By | September 28th, 2017|Categories: Artist, Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Crochet, Culture, Entertainment, Events, Exhibition, Hobbies & Interests, Local News, North Dakota, Quilting, Textiles|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Seeking Textile Artists

(click title to view post)             The Arts Center in Jamestown is looking for artists, seamstresses, weavers and anyone interested in fiber or fabric to participate in a textile challenge.

18 09, 2017

Art With Social Impact

By | September 18th, 2017|Categories: Artist, Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Community, Culture, Entertainment, Jamestown, Law, Government, Politics, Local News, Repurposing, Society, Trade, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Art With Social Impact

(click title to read full post) As summer comes to an end it seems there is always the inherent need to organize and put things away, tidy up the clutter and begin preparing for winter.

13 09, 2017

Video Features Art for Life Program

By | September 13th, 2017|Categories: Artist, Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Community, Culture, Entertainment, Heritage, Jamestown, Local News, North Dakota, Seniors|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Video Features Art for Life Program

The Arts Center received lots of notoriety for our recent ArtSpark festival but behind the scenes there are many other important programs and work continuing on a daily basis. A long-awaited video documentary on one

31 08, 2017

What An Extravaganza!

By | August 31st, 2017|Categories: Artist, Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Community, Culture, Entertainment, Jamestown, Local News, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on What An Extravaganza!

(Click Title To Read Post) The Downtown ArtSpark festival by all accounts was a great success.  The celebration to open the Hansen Arts Park has been a long time in the making but on August

1 08, 2017

Piece by Piece

By | August 1st, 2017|Categories: Artist, Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Community, Culture, Entertainment, Jamestown, Local News, North Dakota|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Piece by Piece

(Click Title To Read Post) If you’ve driven by The Hansen Arts Park you have probably noticed that things are moving forward, the signature sculpture, the Prairie Grass Ballet is complete and the sculptor Owen

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

20 03, 2017

If You Value the Arts the Federal Budget Should Concern You

By | March 20th, 2017|Categories: Artist, Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Culture, Education, Elder Care, Family, Heritage, Law, Government, Politics, Local News, National Endowment for the Arts, North Dakota, Politics, Seniors, Society|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on If You Value the Arts the Federal Budget Should Concern You

Never in my wildest dreams did I think that I'd hear our government truly propose the elimination of the National Endowment for the Arts, National Endowment (NEA) for the Humanities and National Public Broadcasting (among others).