Author Archives: The Arts Center

Oil and Water Issues: An Artist Perspective

Oil and Water: A Printmaking Exchange – On display through March 14, 2015 The use or misuse of our natural resources is an issue that generates much debate. This dialog is particularly important today in North Dakota as our state experiences … Continue reading

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Giving Hearts Day – Support Your Favorite Local Non-Profit

Tired of your usual Valentine’s Day Giving? Rather than giving your “sweetheart” something he/she doesn’t need give your gift to the charity you love! Do it this Thursday and you double your love! On Thursday, February 12, 2015 during a 24-HOUR ONLINE … Continue reading

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Art Park a Finalist for ArtPlace Grant

The Arts Center is pleased to announce that we have been chosen as one of 90 finalists for an ArtPlace America 2015 National Grants Program. The only finalist from North Dakota, we have the opportunity to submit a full proposal to support the … Continue reading

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Wine & Cheese & Art

To entice you to attend The Arts Center’s Annual Wine & Cheese event I thought I’d share a few appropriate images from Art History. Saturday, January 17, 2015 – 7:00 pm – 9:00pm Tickets $30 available at Cork & Barrel and … Continue reading

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What are your Holiday Traditions?

As I ponder this question, I wonder, “Do I really have any holiday traditions?” I suppose I do, my family always has a tree and the decorating of that tree has been an important time for gathering and reminiscing. Even … Continue reading

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Give the Gift of Creativity

Looking for the perfect gift?  The Arts Center Education Elves have been hard at work organizing some wonderful classes, workshops and customized art parties that can be terrific gifts for the entire family, business associates or friends.  Gift certificates are … Continue reading

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New Director’s 1st Week

Challenges & The Promise of Change Last week we welcomed Cyndi Wish as the new director of The Arts Center. She had to hit the ground running. She judged the Holiday Dazzle parade, had a radio interview with Let’s Talk … Continue reading

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#GivingTuesday

I can hardly keep up with the designations that been given to the days surrounding Thanksgiving. There is Black Friday, Cyber Monday and today I see there is Giving Tuesday. Joining the pack for frenzied shopping in the stores or … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks

As we move into the Holiday season, a time of giving thanks, I’m reminded of the many people who make a difference to The Arts Center’s continued success. When I say success, I mean the ability to offer exhibits, community … Continue reading

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Leaping Buffalo, Swirling Clouds & Northern Lights

Last week Arts Center staff met with Steve Dietz, president and artistic director of northern.lights.mn. Northern.lights.mn is a roving, collaborative, interactive media-oriented arts agency from the Twin Cities for the world. It presents innovative art in the public sphere, both … Continue reading

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