Art

LEGO Mania Takes Over Katherine Kilbourne Burgum Center for Creativity

Kids spent the afternoon crafting lego pottery bowls and cups at Plains Art Museum

FARGO, ND — LEGO Mania took over the Katherine Kilbourne Burgum Center for Creativity. Kids joined together at Plains Art Museum for the monthly Pottery on the Wheel. During the art session, kids were able to use their hands, cutting tools and stamps to transform their pottery bowl or cup into a square LEGO. Organizers say it’s the perfect opportunity…

Cheney Middle School Celebrates Cultures at New Neighbor Night

People from the FM area and around the world celebrate the cultures of their neighbors

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Through dance, food and games, West Fargo Public Schools is welcoming its new neighbors from around the world. More than 1,000 people from the Valley and many other corners of the globe gathered at Cheney Middle School to celebrate. From Chinese calligraphy to Nepali dances, the New Neighbor Night celebrates the diverse cultures living in West…

Springboard for the Arts, MNSBHC, Fergus Falls Fourth Graders Making Possibilities Bloom in Minnesota

Springboard for the Arts received a grant to place a sculpture at the head of Central Lakes State Trail

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — Nature isn’t the only thing beginning to bloom in the spring. A partnership in Fergus Falls is brimming with ideas to promote a healthier lifestyle in Minnesota. The Central Lakes State Trail in Fergus Falls is filled with endless active possibilities. But many drive by the trail, too busy to notice this diamond in the rough….

West Acres Mall Presents “Spring Expressions”

The showcase features local art and spring fashions by some of the mall's stores

FARGO, N.D. — West Acres Mall is hoping you’ll get some pep in your step by stopping by their Spring Expressions pop-up art showcase. The showcase is in the former New York and Company space in the former Sears wing of the mall. The showcase features local art and spring fashions by some of the mall’s stores. Mall officials say…

Onword Together and the Unmasking Brain Injury Project

Brain injury survivors are creating masks to show what it's like living with a brain injury

FARGO, N.D. — Creativity was shown all throughout Onword Therapy in Fargo during a mask making get together. Brain injury survivors spent the afternoon decorating masks to display at the capitol. It is one way the North Dakota Brain Injury Network is giving brain injury survivors a chance to share their stories. The Unmasking Brain Injury Project allows people to…

New Art Center Coming to Fargo this Summer

From concerts, to theater and even craft beer?

FARGO, N.D. — A new art center is coming to Fargo this summer. Jade Presents is renovating an old sunflower processing plant at the edge of downtown Fargo. Company officials want it to be a venue for many things like concerts, theater, and craft beers. They plan on renovating other buildings in this part of town and leasing them out…

‘Power of Children’ Exhibit at the Hjemkomst Center

The power of the children exhibit was set up to teach kids the importance of discrimination and adversity

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Kids are out of school but still had the opportunity to get an art, science and history lesson all in one. The Hjemkomst Center and Inspire Innovation Lab teamed up to create the ultimate learning experience. An exhibit has been set up at the museum recognizing three kids who faced adversity and discrimination in order to change…

Veterans Show Off Artwork at Fargo’s Veterans Creative Arts Festival

Veterans presented various works they've made through art therepy to help treat their post-traumatic stress

FARGO, N.D. — Post-traumatic stress disorder is all too common among veterans, but one way to ease some of the pain is through art therapy. Some local veterans who use this method showed off their best work at the Fargo VA Medical Center. More than 40 artists submitted about 70 pieces of artwork for this exhibition. The pieces fall under…

Sneak Peek at the Frostival Ice Sculptures

There's a wide range of creative projects coming together at the Hjemkomst Center

FARGO, N.D. — The second annual F–M Frostival kicked off Friday, but before the celebration began snow carvers were hard at work getting their sculptures in shape. Outside of the Hjemkomst Center among various piles of snow, a variety of artistic forms were taking shape. Some are abstract, others practical like an Igloo. The pieces of frosted art are being…

The 2017 Winter Woodturning Extravaganza Makes Its Mark

The Minn-Dak Woodturners Association provided an extravaganza to show off their work

MOORHEAD, Minn. — It’s a skill not everyone is capable of doing. The Minn–Dak Woodturners Association proved how skilled they really are and carved up a huge selection of crafty pieces for the community. About 20 accomplished turners demonstrated several projects and techniques including tops, bowls, vases, Christmas decorations and even spindles. “Oh it’s fun. Everybody is talking and creating…