PLY: B.T. Johnson, Amy Rice, Nathan Stromberg

PLY ply (n) A layer, fold or thickness. ply (v) To carry on, pursue, or work at The exhibition is on view May 21 to […]

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Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts is a wellspring for the community providing inspiration, enrichment, enjoyment, opportunities, and education through the arts.

Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts

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May
21
Sat
PLY: Work by BT Johnson, Amy Rice, Nathan Stromberg
May 21 – Jun 18 all-day
PLY: Work by BT Johnson, Amy Rice, Nathan Stromberg

PLY
ply (n) A layer, fold or thickness.
ply (v) To carry on, pursue, or work at

Amy makes prints; Nathan creates collages; BT constructs sculpture. Together their work will enliven the galleries with color, texture, layers, and assemblages. While diverse in subjects and styles, together the work of these talented artists will ply the viewer’s senses.

The exhibition is on view May 21 to June 18; gallery hours are 10 am to 4 pm, Tuesdays through Saturdays. Admission is always free.

Opening Reception is Thursday, June 2 from 6 to 8pm.

May
28
Sat
NorthWords Writers
May 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The NorthWords Writers meet together monthly to critique each other’s work.  The meetings are facilitated by Katherine Schaefer, the Writer-in-Residence.  NorthWords meets on the fourth Saturday of the month from 10 am to 12 pm. Interested writers can attend the group once without being a BLCA member. There is a $5 fee collected upon arrival from all participants in the group. Questions about the fee or the group can be addressed to info@banfill-locke.org.

May
31
Tue
Practice Writing
May 31 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Want to develop your writing practice?  Join other writers each Tuesday morning at BLCA to practice writing in this facilitated group.  Prompts are provided to inspire your writing for the day.  All types of writers at any skill level are invited.  Bring a notebook and a writing utensil.  This group is free to attend and no RSVP is necessary.

Artist-in-Residence Monica Sheets Office Hours
May 31 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Artist-in-Residence Monica Sheets want to talk with you about your Fridley experience.  Were you raised here and moved away? Born here and still live here? Once lived here when you were a college student? Drive through every day? Work here? Play here? Never been?  Monica has open office hours every Tuesday from 12 to 2pm here at Banfill-Locke.  Stop by, or if those hours don’t work and you would like to chat with her another time, email monica@banfill-locke.org to set up a time that works better for you.