WILLMAR AREA ARTS COUNCIL
Rural Arts & Culture Summit, June 5-6, 2013
Don't miss this opportunity to network with artists, arts organizations, community leaders and city planners. Join the conversation? This year's Rural Arts and Culture Summit, "Leveraging Arts and Culture to Build Thriving Communities," clelbrates the transformative power of arts-based community development in rural towns. Hosted by the Center for Small Towns at the University of Minnesota-Morris, this event will gather leaders from all over the country to share innovative modes for bridging partnerships between the arts and community issures, such as health, environment, sense of place, livability and economic development.
More information on the Rural Arts & Culture Summit at: www.ruralartsandculturesummit.com SMAHC has funds available to defray the cost of attending. Visit their website for more information: www.smahc.org
Studio Hop 2013
Plans are underway for Studio Hop 2013. The hours have changed this year. The Hop will take place Friday evening, 5:00 - 8:00 pm and all day Saturday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm. There will be no Sunday hours to avoid the conflict with Father's Day.
Twenty-five artists will be sharing their work in sixteen studios. Visit www.studiohop.org for a map and more informtion - then plan to hop in June!
NEWS & EVENTS
Kaleidoscope - An Artists' Gallery
Kaleidoscope will re-open May 9. Plan to stop in and see what's new!
Willmar Education and Arts Center Gallery
From now through the end of May the Gallery at WEAC will feature works by Willmar Public School students.
"This activity is made possible in part by a grant from the SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA ARTS & HUMANITIES COUNCIL (SMAHC) with funds appropriated by the State Legislature and the McKnight Foundation."
"Funded in part by the Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar Economic Development Commission."