Turning Cut Paper Into Art: Guild of American Papercutters

On view June 20 to July 18, Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts is excited to be exhibiting the work of the Guild of American Papercutters […]


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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

Upcoming Events

Amalgamate: New Work by Kevin Eldstrom
May 23 @ 10:00 am – Jul 18 @ 4:00 pm
Amalgamate: New Work by Kevin Eldstrom

In association with Anoka Ramsey Community College, Banfill-Locke is pleased to exhibit recent art work by ARCC student Kevin Eldstrom.  Not your traditional exhibition in the formal gallery space, Kevin’s ceramic pieces will be interspersed throughout the Banfill-Locke building, encouraging visitors to explore and discover the spontaneity in materials and placement for this show.

There is an opening reception on Saturday, May 30 from 6 to 8 pm.

Guild of American Papercutters
Jun 20 @ 10:00 am – Jul 18 @ 4:00 pm
Guild of American Papercutters

The Guild of American Papercutters presents their juried member exhibition, complete with 50 works of art from across the country.  Sure to be a splendid feast for the eyes as this is a beautiful and unique art form.

Image: Marie-Helene Grabman, Wave Border Woodland

Funny Heads in Clay
Jul 6 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

What more to say? We will use clay to make some crazy heads and then paint them for extra color and craziness. Leave reality at the door and bring your sense of humor and fun. Designed for kids 6-12 years old. Class will meet July 6-9 from 10:30-12 pm. Instructor: Dede Barr

More Dragon Wings and Fairy Things
Jul 6 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Let your imagination fly as you create magical creatures in this visual arts class inspired by the fantasy stories of Harry Potter, Alice in Wonderland, and the Wizard of Oz. We will create a variety of fun art projects that we can play with including kites, puppets, and dolls. If you took this class last year, note that this year’s activities will be new and different. Designed for ages 6-12 years old. Class will meet July 6-9 from 12:30-2 pm. Instructor: Janelle Doyle