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SMSU Theatre Season Opens

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With Timely Show About Presidents

Marshall, Minn. — Southwest Minnesota State University Theatre’s 2016-2017 season opens with the perfect show for a Presidential election year, 44 Plays by 44 Presidents, by Andy Bayiates, Sean Benjamin, Genevra Gallo-Bayiates, Chloe Johnston, and Karen Weinberg. Performances are September 19-24, 2016 at 7:30 pm.  All performances will be in...
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ArtOberfest

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Hutchinson Center for the Arts, 15 Franklin SW, Hutchinson

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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Jerry Ostensoe at the Flying Geese Quilters Exhibit

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Historic Watson Town Hall, Watson

Friday September 30th at 7pm. Jerry Ostensoe performs music during an exhibit by the Flying Geese Quilters. The exhibit will be on display September 30 through October 2. Part of the City of Watson’s “Renewing Watson: Art, Music, & Engagement” program and Meander weekend. This activity is funded in part...
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A Midsummer Night’s Dream

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2800-2898 Broadway Ave, Slayton

Slayton Performing Arts Center Presents A Midsummer Night’s Dream. This classic tale comes to life in an imaginative re-telling. Directed by Tom Hudson, featuring The Maple Street Irregulars as The Rude Mechanicals, Fred Portz as Oberon, and Charlie Peterson as Puck. Showtimes: Friday September 30th 7:30 pm Saturday October 1st...
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Meander: Musical Chairs on Meander Friday Night

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Granite Falls, MN

A progressive dinner with live music in each location, Friday September 30, 2016. A city bus will shuttle between all these locations free of charge. Customers can play musical chairs or just stay in one location. A drawing will be held at 10 pm at Bootleggers for Meander art pieces...
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SMSU Hosts ‘Bach with Friends’ Event Sept. 24-25

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First Lutheran Church, 100 Church Street in Marshall, MN

Southwest Minnesota State University will host a “Bach With Friends” workshop with the Bach Society of Minnesota on Saturday, Sept. 24-25. The workshop will take place at the First Lutheran Church in Marshall and begins at 9:30 a.m. It will conclude with a 3 p.m. performance of the pieces rehearsed...
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Meander Art Crawl

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At various locations along the Upper Minnesota River

The award winning Meander is a free self-guided tour of artist studios featuring 45 local artists from the Upper Minnesota River Valley. The Meander is a great “trip on a tank full” for those seeking authentic culture, history and scenic vistas. The event is about welcoming people and being connected...
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2016/17 Jerome Emgerging Artist Fellowship

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Application Closing Soon

Deadline: Noon on Friday, September 23, 2016. Questions? A video recording of an information session is available here. You may also contact Program Director Kerry Morgan or Fellowship Coordinator Melanie Pankau. For more information or assistance call 612-874-3667 or email gallery@mcad.edu . The Jerome Foundation generously supports this fellowship program....
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Opportunity for Writers

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Attention emerging Minnesota writers!

Intermedia Arts’ Beyond the Pure: Fellowships for Writers applications now available for 2017. Deadline to apply is December 1, 2016. Beyond the Pure Fellowships for Writers award grants of up to $5,000 to four to six emerging Minnesota writers. In addition to their grant award, recipients will also participate in a nine-month...
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The Art of Persuasion: WWI Propaganda Posters

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Marshall Lyon County Library, 201 C Street, Marshall

SMSU Art Professor Pat Brace will give a presentation, “The Art of Persuasion: WWI Propaganda Posters” at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 27 at the Marshall-Lyon County Library. She will speak again on the same topic at noon on Wednesday, Sept. 28 in Charter Hall 201 at SMSU. The SMSU...
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