Using high-resolution projections, live multi-layer playback technology, and stage lighting, Murnane will project massive images on the wall in the Hansen Arts Park. These images were collected through the ice and reveal his reflections and feelings from years of ice fishing with his father, as he wondered what was going on through the hole as well as in his own life.Find out more
Be a performing artist for a day! Saturday, August 26 from 10:00 – 11:30 am Cash prizes will be awarded.
Contact Sally Jeppson ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) for more details and to register. Free to participate. Contest will begin August 26th at 10:00 am in the Hansen Arts Park during the Downtown ArtSpark festival.
Wood carving with the local Woodchippers… Experienced carvers and curious beginners are all welcome to drop in a get carving. The more experienced members of the Woodchippers group will help get beginners started. The group meets every Thursday evening, except Holiday weeks. This is a free activity.Find out more
Mozart’s The Magic Flute (Die Zauberflöte) is one of his last works and an opera full of wonder, fantasy, and enchantment. A sensation since its debut in Vienna in 1791, it is a microcosm of Mozart’s mature genius. Classes will give listeners a fuller understanding of the story (libretto), the music, Mozart as man and composer, and the era in which it was created.Find out more
The 10 MANHATTAN SHORT finalists hail from nine countries with films from Syria, Latvia and Georgia representing their respective countries for the first time in this event. Two short films hail from Spain, the only country with multiple Final 10 selections. These Final 10 short films represent the best short films among a record 1615 submissions from 75 countries received by MANHATTAN SHORT for 2017, testimony to the enduring vibrancy and creativity of short films. This year's Final 10 represent an extraordinary range of film genres with comedy, drama, horror, sci-fi, animation and martial arts short films all part of the MANHATTAN SHORT program.Find out more
MEET PEOPLE. MIX DRINKS. MAKE ART.
Join us after work for a creatively good time. 5:30 – 7:00 pm in the Hansen Arts Studio. This happy hour takes place on the third Wednesday of each month with a different creative activity. RSVP required or pre-registration required.Find out more
Participants in grades K – 4 can join us the 2nd Saturday of each month to explore various crafts in the world of fiber. Students will engage in the full “farm to fiber” experience. We will learn about fiber producing animals, dye wool, learn how to spin the wool on a drop spindle, learn to weave, do wet felting and needle felting projects and knit and crochet.Find out more
Paris was the undisputed capitol of arts and culture throughout the 19th Century. With artists like Monet, Chopin, Hugo, Delacroix, Berlioz and Dumas making the city their home, Paris of that time boasted what is probably the greatest concentration of artists of genius the world has ever known. Learn about Parisian art and artists of the period as well as the tumultuous history of a city that shaped an epoch unique in the annals of history.Find out more