Artists del Norte presents Artists and the Sea

On view May 23 to June 13, Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts (BLCA) is pleased to host the 2015 annual Artists del Norte Spring Juried […]

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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

May
23
Sat
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.

Artists del Norte: Artists and the Sea
May 23 @ 10:00 am – Jun 13 @ 4:00 pm
Artists del Norte: Artists and the Sea

Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts (BLCA) is pleased to host the 2015 annual Artists del Norte Spring Juried Show, “Artists and the Sea.”  Artists del Norte members will be represented by works including photography, watercolor, mixed media, colored pencil, pastel, encaustic wax, acrylic painting and, for the first time, fiber art.

Gallery hours are 10 am to 4 pm, Tuesday through Saturday.

NorthWords Writers
May 23 @ 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 at no cost, but after the initial visit there is a $50 annual fee in addition to regular membership with BLCA.  Questions about the fee or the group can be addressed to info@banfill-locke.org.

May
26
Tue
Practice Writing
May 26 @ 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.