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Announcing call for entries for “Rural Americans” exhibit to be held at Lanesboro Art Center


Mon, Mar 18th, 2013
Posted in Lanesboro Arts & Culture

Lanesboro, MN - The Lanesboro Arts Center would like to invite artists to submit an application for inclusion in the upcoming “Rural Americans” exhibit, a juried group show about people and communities in rural America. The exhibit will run June 8 – August 11, 2013. Artists working in all visual arts mediums are welcome to apply.

Deadline for entries is April 30, 2013. Each artist may submit 1-5 entries to be considered for the exhibit, with each entry featuring or having something to do with rural Americans. For each entry, please submit an image of the work and indicate medium, dimension and retail price; include artist’s name, address, phone, email and website. Email this information to gallery@lanesboroarts.org with ‘Rural Americans entry’ in the subject line, or call Robbie Brokken at 507-467-2446 for more details. Application can also be mailed via the postal service (in this case please send a CD and written list with the above information) to Lanesboro Arts Center, PO Box 152, Lanesboro, MN 55949.

If accepted for the “Rural Americans” exhibit, artwork must be delivered to the Lanesboro Arts Center by 4 p.m. on Monday, June 3; work must be identified on the back and be framed with hanging wire. Participating artists are invited to be present at the opening reception on Saturday, June 8 from 6-8 p.m.. Following the exhibit, work will need to be picked up from the gallery by Tuesday, August 13. The “Rural Americans” exhibit is sponsored by F&M Community Bank and supported by the Minnesota State Arts Board and KTTC Television.

The Lanesboro Arts Center galleries are handicapped accessible and are located at 103 Parkway Ave. N. in Lanesboro, Minnesota. The Lanesboro Arts Center has been providing year-round arts programming for more than twenty-five years. Its mission is to serve as a regional catalyst for artistic excellence and educational development in providing diverse art experiences for people of all ages. Every year, 25,000 people visit the Lanesboro Arts Center Exhibition and Juried Sales Galleries. For more information contact 507-467-2446 / info@lanesboroarts.org / www.lanesboroarts.org.

Harmony area dancers competed at the Just For Kix United We Dance Competition

Mon, Mar 18th, 2013
Posted in Harmony Arts & Culture

On March 9, 2013 the Middle Kix Just For Kix Team competed in the United We Dance Competition in Waverly, IA at Wartburg College.  The team performed to the song Rumor Has It. Middle Kix competed in the Kick division. The team was awarded FIRST ..... 
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Learn Chip Carving at Vesterheim Museum

Thu, Mar 14th, 2013
Posted in All Arts & Culture

DECORAH, Iowa — Looking for a traditional Norwegian craft that’s easy to master and requires only one basic tool? Local artist Ellen Macdonald is teaching “Introduction to Chip Carving” beginning at 6:00 p.m. Friday evening, April 12, and mee ..... 
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Commonweal Theatre To Continue Audio Description

Tue, Mar 12th, 2013
Posted in Lanesboro Arts & Culture

LANESBORO, MN — The Commonweal Theatre Company located in historic downtown Lanesboro, is proud to announce the renewal of the audio-description service to enhance the enjoyment of live theatre for audience members with low vision. On specially-des ..... 
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Lanesboro Library receives donation

Fri, Mar 8th, 2013
Posted in Lanesboro Arts & Culture

Local Artist Barb Keith (left) donates her stained glass mosaic “Dusty Bill” to the Lanesboro Public Library and Director Tara Johnson. The work illustrates a nursery rhyme in her book, “The Girls and Boys of Mother Goose,” available at the l ..... 
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RCF approves four grants totaling $5,180 for projects

Fri, Mar 8th, 2013
Posted in Rushford Arts & Culture

Four grants totaling up to $5,180 were approved for a variety of community projects at the Rushford Community Foundation (RCF) Board of Directors meeting on February 8. A $1,480 grant will go to the Rushford Area Chamber of Commerce’s Community Li ..... 
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The Lanesboro Barn Dance starts it’s 19th season

Fri, Mar 8th, 2013
Posted in Lanesboro Arts & Culture

The Lanesboro Barn Dance will hold its first dance of the 2013 series on Saturday, March 23, at the Sons of Norway Hall in Lanesboro, MN. Starting time is 8:00 PM and admission is $7.00 at the door. Guest fiddler Tim Foss from Soldiers Grove, WI w ..... 
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Houston County Historical Society book sale

Fri, Mar 8th, 2013
Posted in All Arts & Culture

The Houston County Historical Society will hold its 18th annual used book sale on Saturday, March 16 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and Sunday, March 17 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. The sale will be held at 104 History Lane (East Main Street entrance) by the ..... 
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Commonweal Theatre Company announces 16th Annual Ibsen Festival

Fri, Mar 8th, 2013
Posted in Lanesboro Arts & Culture

Lanesboro, Mn - The Commonweal Theatre Company announces its 16th Annual Ibsen Festival is April 12-14 in downtown Lanesboro. Named for the acclaimed “Father of Modern Drama,” the Festival, a celebration of Scandinavian theatre, visual art, musi ..... 
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