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LIVE: Rourke Art Museum Gives Sneak Peek at Annual Exhibition

The 60th Annual Midwestern Exhibition features pieces from more than 90 artists

MOORHEAD, MN– KVRR’s Maggie LaMere speaks with the museum’s executive director about the pieces on exhibit for the 60th Annual Midwestern Exhibition. The pieces will be on exhibit through September 1st. Categories: Morning – In The Community Tags: 60th Annual Midwestern Exhibition, ARTISTS, rourke art museum

Rourke Art Museum Displays Local Art with Annual Exhibition

The 60th Annual Midwestern Exhibition features pieces from more than 90 artists

MOORHEAD, MN– Moorhead’s Rourke Art Museum is displaying the talent we have right here in the Red River Valley with its 60th Annual Midwestern Exhibition. The exhibition features curated pieces from more than 90 local and regional artists. Paintings, drawings, photographs, sculptures and video can be found in the museum. A museum staff member says the exhibition is about celebrating…

Longspur Prairie Fund Works to Revitalize One of Our Area’s Micro-Prairies

The Rourke Art Museum micro-prairie represents a smaller version of an actual high plains prairie

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The Longspur Prairie Fund and The Rourke Art Museum are working to revitalize its micro-prairie after our long winter. The micro-prairie, which is located in the front and back of the museum, represents a smaller version of an actual high plains prairie. People can help by removing any plastic and reseeding the area. The¬†Longspur Prairie Fund director…

“Art Ghoullery” Brings Out All the Halloween Stops this Season

The exhibit is open through November 4

MOORHEAD, Minn. — It’s not all trick-or-treating and costumes when it comes to Halloween, sometimes it’s about art. The Rourke Art Museum is putting on their free “Art Ghoullery” through November 4, featuring works of goblins and ghosts from 20 artists across the United States. Pieces range from cute and silly to creepy and sinister Halloween art. The goal of…

Local Artist Puts Spotlight on Red River Zoo Animals in New Exhibit

Some of the portraits will be made into a book exclusively sold at the zoo

  MOORHEAD, Minn. —¬†An artist from Hawley is turning animals at the Red River Zoo into local celebrities. In 2015, Mark Elton wanted to do something special for his nephew before he was born. So he created an animal alphabet book. “Those pieces came across the desk of the right people which then invited me to come have a show…