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Jais Lacktorin, left, and Bill Gossman of Gossman Pottery help to install tile pieces painted by community members on a bench Tuesday in downtown Willmar. At least eight tile-covered benches will be installed throughout Willmar. Community members have had the opportunity to paint tiles at various city events and will again at the Art & Culture Trek at Robbins Island on June 27.
Public art project offers an imaginative place to sit downtown
5 hours 22 min ago
June 15, 2019
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Artist Kerry Texley smiles while speaking about her photography displayed in her home Friday evening for the 15th annual Studio Hop in Willmar. This is Texley’s first time participating in Studio Hop.
Art for all: 15th annual Studio Hop runs to 5 p.m. Saturday
June 15, 2019 - 7:13am
June 13, 2019
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Artist Mark Haen shows how a knife is used for creating oil paintings at his studio space in Atwater leading up to the 2018 Studio Hop. This year's event will be Friday and Saturday.
Studio Hop:15th annual artists showcase set for Friday-Saturday
June 13, 2019 - 3:58pm
June 11, 2019
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A Mother's Day mural graced the window of Spurs Restaurant in Willmar in early May. The mural was an Artists on Main Street funded project.
Creating community gathering places through art
June 11, 2019 - 10:36am
June 8, 2019
The Nerf ball was invented by Ryan Guyer of St. Paul, who’s also the inventor of the game Twister.  Molly Korzenowski / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Science Museum of Minnesota summer exhibit highlights inventors
June 8, 2019 - 9:42am
June 6, 2019
The 2019 Minnesota State Fair Commemorative Art, by R. J. Kern, will be unveiled at the State Fairgrounds on Thursday, June 6, 2019. The piece will be on display in the Fine Arts Center during the 2019 Great Minnesota Get-Together, Aug. 22 through Labor Day, Sept. 2, and can be viewed at Kern is the first photographer to be chosen as the State Fair's Official Commemorative Artist. (Courtesy of the The Minnesota State Fair)
Minnesota State Fair animals featured in commemorative photo
June 6, 2019 - 9:32pm
May 30, 2019
Tom Cherveny Tribune file photo/ Ashley Hanson is working with the City of Granite Falls, and the Granite Falls Chamber of Commerce and Arts Council to launch an artist-in-residency program in the community.
National grant to support Granite Falls artist-in-residency project
May 30, 2019 - 3:29pm
May 17, 2019
Artist Jean Honl of Roseau, Minn., who was introduced to the traditional Norwegian art of rosemaling in 1974, is well-known in northwestern Minnesota for her mastery of the decorative art form. photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald
Northern Minnesota artist creates traditional Norwegian folk art
May 17, 2019 - 6:00am
May 9, 2019
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A student looks at a painting titled “Terminus,” submitted in the painting category at the 2019 Minnesota State High School League Region 5A Visual Arts Competition at New London-Spicer High School in New London.
Art galore: Visual Arts Competition in New London
May 9, 2019 - 11:31am
April 20, 2019
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Anna Deleeuw puts the finishing touches on her Easter bunny painting Tuesday at the Community Christian School in Willmar. The after-school class was the third, and final, holiday art project at the school conducted by Alli Freiborg of Gallery on the Go.
Happy Hoppy Art: Community Christian School hosts holiday canvas art project in Willmar
April 20, 2019 - 7:43am
April 1, 2019
Zoran Mojsilv's exhibition "Time Machine" at the Plains Art Museum. Special to The Forum
Minnesota sculptor's work turns conversation to immigration
April 1, 2019 - 10:49am
March 21, 2019
A flask and serving glasses created by Richard Gruchalla and Carrin Rosetti for an exhibition at the Nordic Center in Duluth. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
When a flask is more than a flask: Minnesota artists consider the container — and its accessories
March 21, 2019 - 6:10am
March 7, 2019
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Volunteers reveal the DreamAbility mural during an unveiling party held Monday at the Willmar Community Center.
DreamAbility unveiling: Collaborative community effort goes into creating mural in Willmar
March 7, 2019 - 7:03am
March 5, 2019
School classroom with blackboard
High school bet its future on paintings worth $2.8 million - then learned their real value
March 5, 2019 - 5:54pm
March 3, 2019
Mary Baldwin University (Wikimedia Commons)
Two artists used Confederate imagery in an exhibit; then came calls to remove it
March 3, 2019 - 2:24pm