Area arts August 14 – 21

Lovers of organ music: Don't miss the Tuesday Summer Concert at Zion Lutheran Church
this week.


All Month

25th Annual Juried Art Exhibition. Juried artists from Minnesota, North and South Dakota in both two and three-dimensional works. MacRostie Art Center. 405 NW 1st Ave.

Artists in Residence: Mary Corwin, Annie Humphrey, David Dobbs, Chelsey Johnson, Brittany Benson and butterfly mobiles by Dan Root. 3rd floor Historic Central School.

Pop Up Park. Cut outs and works by Dan Root. Corner Highway 2 and 1st Ave. NW.

Victoria Kragthorpe: mixed media works. Brewed Awakenings Coffee House. 24 NE 4th St.

Art on the Edge. The Edge Center’s permanent collection will be on display. Thursdays – Fridays. 10 am – 4 pm. Edge Center for the Arts. 102 2nd Ave. Bigfork.

MacRostie Art Center’s fall art classes for kids and adults now on view at www.macrostieartcenter.org.

Tuesday, August 15

12 – 12:45 pm

Tuesday Summer Concert Series. From Here and There: A Celebration of the Organ’s Diversity. Classical to contemporary organ music performed by Emily Rudquist.  Optional lunch served at the church at 12:45 pm following the show. $6 per person. Zion Lutheran Church. 2901 US Hwy 169.

Open Pottery. Instructor: Bruce Bartos, $15 each/ $10 student. Join area potters and students of all skill levels in this informal, on-going weekly class. The instructor will be on hand to give one-on-one guidance and tips about techniques, glazes, and firings. Call by noon on Tuesday to register for that day’s session 218-326-2697. MacRostie Art Center. 405 NW 1st Ave.

Wednesday, August 16

7 – 9 pm

Sam Miltich and Friends. Gypsy jazz. VFW. 14 NW 3rd St.

Thursday, August 17

6 – 8 pm

Casting Call (auditions) for Grand Rapids Players production of Arsenic and Old Lace. Ives Studio Theater. Reif Center. 720 NW Conifer Dr.

6:30 -10 pm

Open figure drawing. This group meets weekly to draw from a live model. No instruction is provided and participants must provide their own materials. Poses usually range from 15 minute to 30 minutes. Serious artists of all levels are welcome to join this group. Please note that models are sometimes nude.  10 sessions. $40 a month. david@macrostieartcenter.org  MacRostie Art Center 405 NW 1st Ave.

7 pm

Open mic night hosted by Mike Miller. VFW.14 NW 3rd St.

Friday, August 18

6 – 8 pm

Casting Call (auditions) for Grand Rapids Players production of Arsenic and Old Lace. Ives Studio Theater. Reif Center. 720 NW Conifer Dr.

8:30 – 10 pm

Ghost Stories on the Mississippi. $10. Itasca County Historical Society. 10 NW 5th St.

Saturday, August 19

10 am – 12 pm

Family Open Studio. Explore the process of creating art together! Our relaxed environment allows you to nurture your budding artist’s interest and enjoy each other’s company as you create side-by-side or together to complete unique creations. Each session will have different materials with a suggested subject. Fee covers one child and one adult. Ages 2+. $5 per one child and one adult per session. MacRostie Art Center. 405 NW 1st Ave.

12 – 2 pm

Casting Call (auditions) for Grand Rapids Players production of Arsenic and Old Lace. Ives Studio Theater. Reif Center. 720 NW Conifer Dr.