Author Archives: The Arts Center

Seeking Participants – Artists, Local Farmers and People to Enjoy the Fun!

On July 26 from 1:00 to 5:00 pm The Arts Center will host this summer’s 2nd Art in the Park event–the focus–Local Arts and Foods. I’m so excited about this theme, it is near and dear to my heart. I … Continue reading

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Horseradish, Sauerkraut and Playing the Bones

The summer’s first “art in the park” became “art in the gallery” due to the soggy conditions and wind but that didn’t stop people from attending Saturday’s event. The turn out was terrific! Every time I looked around I saw … Continue reading

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Sharing the Joy

Last week we finished up Clay in May, an Art for Life activity, that took place at Jamestown’s Heritage Centre. During three sessions, local ceramic artist Bill Nybo worked with residents to create clay “flower pockets.” I dreamed up this … Continue reading

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CathARTic

The latest Art for Life Program was a poetry reading by Madelyne Camrud. I’m still processing her presentation– a powerfully emotional reading of poems from her latest book Oddly Beautiful. Through both graphic and beautiful metaphor these poems share Madelyne’s … Continue reading

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Some Projects Just Shine

I shudder when confronted with projects that I know are going to test my patience. I don’t often get grouchy but when I was approached to hang 205 individual wood assemblages I was dreading it.  All the usual questions were … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss Out on Summer Arts for Kids

The Arts Center’s youth art classes don’t end with close of the school year, in fact, they increase. The summer 2014 offerings are many and available to a broader age group than arts after school. As I look at the … Continue reading

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Art For Life Update

Spring is a busy time for Art For Life activities at the Heritage Centre and Ave Maria Village. Funded by the North Dakota Council on the Arts, the Art for Life program brings artists and arts activities to senior living … Continue reading

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Best Laid Plans–Thinking Ahead in the Digital World

I’m not sure whether this is a bad thing or a good thing. You may remember my #EmbraceWinterMovement Challenge. The idea was to get people outside and moving despite the cold weather and to document that “movement” with a artful … Continue reading

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Spring Fever, Pen Pals & Art For Life

Hopefully this week we will finally be rid of winter. I think the fact that my first plant order arrived yesterday is a good sign. Of course, my much anticipated purchase of the Over-the-Top Dahlia Extravaganza Collection, was left on … Continue reading

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This & That @ The Arts Center

There is always something happening at The Arts Center. I touch on some of those activities in this blog and tell you about projects that are in-the-works. What you miss is the follow-up. The “what happened with this or that … Continue reading

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