Author Archives: The Arts Center

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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What is Public Art?

Integral to The Arts Center’s Art Park planning includes the concept of Public Art. Public Art can mean many things to many people. These opinions are informed by age and scope of experience. Some of us think of statues representing … Continue reading

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“Pheonix-Like” The Art Park Takes Shape

In the past year, much work has occurred on the Arts Center’s Art Park development. The goal is to have a site plan in place so “dirt” work can begin in early spring 2015. The construction of the park has … Continue reading

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Share Your Artful Pumpkin – Win a Family Membership

Its that time of the year–mornings are crisp, wood smoke is in the air and we are heading to the pumpkin patch. At The Arts Center we love any kind of creative fun, especially opportunities for the entire family, so … Continue reading

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The Rise & Return of Handmade

The Arts Center has a new “tool” in its arsenal of art-making equipment. I say new but in actuality it is vintage–a original Heidelberg Platen (the “Windmill”) Letterpress.  In its day it was revolutionary, automating sheet feed and delivery. The beauty … Continue reading

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JFAA 50th Annual Art Show Awards

If you missed the reception for the 50th last Friday there was a great turnout of people and many positive comments about the exhibit. The highlight of the festivities was the announcement of the Jurors Choice Awards and the commemorative … Continue reading

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Celebrate The JFAA Annual Exhibition’s 50 Years

Come Celebrate and if You’re Lucky            Receive a Commemorative Piece of Art Next Friday, September 12 at 5:30 pm we are asking you join us to celebrate The Arts Center’s JFAA Annual Art Show becoming … Continue reading

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Glass Blower Coming to Jamestown – Come see Jon Offutt

This year with the help of Jamestown Tourism we are able to host long-time Fargo artist Jon Offutt as special, featured “entertainment” during tomorrow’s community block party. Thursday, August 28 1 pm demo 2 pm demo 3 pm demo 5-8 … Continue reading

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Like Quilting? Have Lunch – Meet the Artists

The current exhibit in The Arts Center’s gallery is titled Land, Sky, Water. The artwork provides a look at new and different ways to approach textile art-combining quilting, fiber and found objects. There is hand sewing, machine sewing and embroidery … Continue reading

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CALL FOR ENTRY – The Arts Center’s 50th Annual Art Show

ARTISTS–CALL FOR ENTRY We are hoping you participate in our upcoming JFAA Annual Exhibit. It’s that time again and the deadline is fast approaching (Aug 18 but we’ll fudge a little). This year is particularly special as its the JFAA … Continue reading

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