Register for Open Studios!

Current open studio artists, please register for the BLCA Open Studio Program! This is a one time registration so the office can track who’s coming to which studio and have basic contact information on file. All open studios will use the same form to register. Please note that open studio participants are required to be…

BLCA Art Supply Sale

BLCA Art Supply Sale October 12, 10-3 As our programming and membership grows each year, we need more room! So, we will be having a BLCA Art Supply Sale to help clean out our space and give back to our members. Come stop by and stock up on gently used supplies and art books for a fantastic price! All…

Outdoor Painters of Minnesota

Fridley, MN – Banfill-Locke Art Center is pleased to present a group exhibition of works titled Outdoor Painters of Minnesota. This exhibition will run June 29th to July 27th, 2019 with an opening reception with the artists on Saturday, June 29th 5-8pm. Outdoor Painters of Minnesota (OPM) celebrates the natural features of Manomin Park with…

The 2019 Student Art Exhibition is a bright spot this winter

Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts 2019 Student Art Exhibition will be on view through March 9. The exhibition displays over 500 artworks by area kindergarten through twelfth grade students. Stop by and enjoy this exciting exhibition of so many great student artists! The exhibition is free to view and open to the public. The Student Art…

Reading Series – February

The February Reading Series will be held on Friday, February 8 at 7:30 pm and will feature the authors Heidi A. Howell and George J. Farrah. Working loosely in the experimental/ language/New York School traditions, Heidi A. Howell has published poems in literary magazines including SHANTIH, s/word, Psychic Meatloaf, The Eastern Iowa Review, Otoliths, la…