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Fundraising & Marketing: A Two-Part Workshop

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Join the SW MN Arts Council and arts organizations across the region for a two-part workshop that will build exceptional board member and volunteer FUNDRAISING teams — and then teach those teams how to use the powerful tools of SOCIAL MEDIA to grow donor bases and engagement with larger and...
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Prairie Winds Concert Band

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Sunday November 20th at 2 pm. WEAC, 611 SW 5th St., Willmar, MN. A concert band performance with a variety of music – including pieces with driving, complicated rhythms, Dixieland, beautiful ballads, and a bright British-style march. Information at: www.prairiewindsconcertband.com, tpieh@tds.net, 320-211-0294 This activity is funded in part with a...
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SWWC’s Conference for Young Writers

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Early registration deadline: November 15 Final registration deadline: November 22 No registrations accepted after the final deadline. Online registration only. www.swsc.org/studentactivities Event from 8 am- 2 pm on January 4, 2017. Snow date is January 5th, 2017. Through interaction with presenters, students explore their creativity and discover how to express...
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“Voices of Exile: The Jewish Experience” Festival

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The music of composer Julius Burger will be featured during the “Voices of Exile: The Jewish Experience” festival Oct. 24-30 at Southwest Minnesota State University and Schwan Community Center for the Performing Arts. This week-long festival celebrates the musical works of Burger, an Austrian/American Jewish composer who studied with Franz...
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Bus Trip by the Willmar Area Arts Council

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October 26 2016 bus trip to the Russian Museum of Art and the American Swedish Institute. American Swedish Institute extending the “Quilting Art of Today & Nordic Quilts,” which features works by Mary Chalmers of Willmar, exhibit. First stop will be the Russian Museum of Art. Exhibits include “Unknown Fabrege: ...
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Decorative Wine Bottle Class with Tamara Isfeld

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This is a class for any level of experience, but geared more toward adults, so come have some fun! Artist Tamara Isfeld will teach participants how to decorate a wine bottle. The photos show examples of what can be made–but you create your own vision. The class is Thursday, October...
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Balaton Arts Festival October 1

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Schedule of Events: 8-11 am Bake Sale & Coffee Break (Sponsored by Balaton United Methodist Church) 9:30-10 am “Rise & Shine” Beginners Yoga (at KirPatrick’s) (free session-Instructor Terri Wiblemo) 10 am – 2 pm Arts Festival (in memory of Cynde Livingston) Over 20 artists work are being featured to include: painting, pencil...
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ArtOberfest

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Make and play all day. Rethinking what you think about art, don’t miss these GREAT October happenings! Saturday, October 1st Noon – 4pm Featuring a Live Performance by The Bazillions, Giant Paint By Number, Community Build, Lawn Poetry, Make your own sign with the ReadyGo Mobile Sign Shop, Big Wheel Action Painting, Door...
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Derek Alhberg Photography Exhibit

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Artist reception for Derek Alhberg on Sunday October 2, 2016 from 2-4 pm at the Nobles County Art Center. Show runs for the month. Gallery Hours: Monday – Friday 12 – 2:30 pm. Info at 507-372-8245 . Derek says, “this is a pictorial search of life over 218 weeks. Like...
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