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2014 Annual Member Show

On view now through November 1, 2014. The Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts Member Show is an open call for all those individuals with current membership to the art center. Six awards of distinction were awarded by the juror: Sylvia Carsen “First Snow,” Rachel Klismith “Life Drawing at Banfill,” Layl McDill “Not Your Usual Peacock,” Joyce…

October 10 Dirty Hands Reading Series

Banfill-Locke 2014 Dirty Hands Reading Series: writing that gets under your fingernails Please join us for a particularly visceral and undoubtedly surprising literary event on Friday, October 10 at 7:30 pm at the Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts featuring the work of two talented and lively writers: Matt Burgess and Miss Terri Ford MATT BURGESS is the critically…

Family Art Sunday Celebrates Music

The September 21 Family Art Sunday celebrates music.  Join us for making musical instruments, hear a performance from the songwriting students who composed songs in James Hersch’s classes around Anoka County this summer, get your CD of these fun songs, go on a scavenger hunt through the galleries, write some poetry with the Anoka County…

Apply for 2015 Writer-in-Residence

Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts Seeks the 2015 Writer-in-Residence Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts, a community art center in Fridley, MN is located in a historic building on the Mississippi and features diverse programming in the literary and visual arts. Housed in the same facility since 1988, BLCA is a vibrant place for artists from…

Savage Umbrella Theater Presentation July 20

Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts and Savage Umbrella are excited to announce June, the final workshop presentation of their 2013-2014 season. Set in pre-Stonewall America, June explores the roles we play and the secrets we hide. Newlywed June is introduced to the darker (sexier?) side of life through a mysterious acquaintance. Will June be able to keep it together, or will…