Collective Wisdom

Collective Wisdom highlights the diverse and accomplished artworks of BLCA’s visual arts educators. Their skill present not only in the arts education they provide to the community, but also in their own creative and imaginative artwork. Artist Reception: Saturday, July 29 4pm to 6 pm. Participating artists:  Cheryl Barr, Laura Burlis, MaryAnn Cleary, Nicole Collodoro, Michele…

Third Annual Writing Contest

Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts has a rich tradition of supporting artists and writers in their artistic endeavors; it is with great enthusiasm to announce the Third Annual Writing Contest with this year’s judge, Lara Mimosa Montes. Writers are invited to submit recent original work for consideration for a chapbook to be published this fall…

2017 July Reading Series

  David Grant is a Twin Cities-based playwright and screenwriter who has received screenwriting fellowships from the Minnesota State Arts Board and the McKnight Foundation. He and Twin Cities Public Television were awarded the 1990 Regional Emmy, Best Original Dramatic Program, for “The Screenplay Project: Four Shorts.” Julie Landsman is a teacher, published memoir writer,…