Participatory Culture?

I’m wondering… At The Arts Center we develop and host programs with a diversity of opportunities to experience great art and culture but our audience is small. We continually ask, “Are we not getting the word out?” or “What other avenues can we use for publicity? Is it our short summer that keeps people at…
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Children’s Theatre Builds Community Support

Once again, The Arts Center welcomes Missoula Children’s Theatre to Jamestown. This annual, summer theatre program brings together 50-60 kids to participate in a full-length production–in this case, Robin Hood. This year, Missoula sent two young theater students hailing from both “coasts”. They guide children through an intensive schedule of auditions, practice, set development and…
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Lessons From Cowboys

Could it be any hotter for a day at the fair and rodeo? Despite the blistering heat on Saturday, a great bunch of artists who are also cowboys gathered to share their skills at The Arts Center’s Around the Ranch day.  How the cowboys survived the heat wearing jeans and long-sleeves, heavy belts and hats…
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Come Horse Around In Jamestown This Weekend

What’s more “community” and “culture” than a County Fair and a Rodeo? Well, add in a gathering of artists who are not only hardworking cowboys but also serious craftsmen/women. That’s what you’ll get when come to Jamestown on Saturday, July 16. The Arts Center’s summer series, Days of Culture: Harvesting Traditions theme for July is…
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Was “ART” Part Of Your 4th?

Art touches our lives everyday – think about it… the parade floats the fireworks the music the costumes the playbills the speeches the cooking the food the decorating the banners the flags I saw all these and more during my 4th.  What did you see?   My point…I think we need to look beyond the…
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