13th Annual Summer Celebration of the ArtsOn Saturday July 7, the Anderson Center in Red Wing will host the 13th Annual “Summer Celebration of the Arts” from noon to 6 p.m. The show will highlight the work of over 90 artists including Mark Abrahamson, craftspeople, writers, and musicians.
On Saturday July 7, the Anderson Center in Red Wing will host the 13th Annual “Summer Celebration of the Arts” from noon to 6 p.m. The show will highlight the work of over 90 artists including Mark Abrahamson, craftspeople, writers, and musicians.
Artists from across the state and the region will feature paintings, pottery, furniture, weavings, jewelry, wood carvings, photographs, textiles, stained glass, and much more.
Anderson Center artists will offer open studios and demonstrations including glassblowing, pottery, painting, silk dyeing, printmaking and metalsmithing.
Scott King, owner and operator of Red Dragonfly Press, will host poetry readings by Tim Nolan, Sara Campos and Ken McCullough.
Music entertainment on the lower lawn stage will include the Mark Kreitzer Hot Club Band, Japanese Drum Ensemble Mu Daiko and the ever-popular folk duo Patchouli. In addition, pianist Lynn Dulak and guitarist Lee Mensinger will perform in the galleries.
Throughout the afternoon, a golf cart and vintage World War II Jeep will be available for tours of the Center’s 8-acre Sculpture Garden.
As one of the largest open-air sculpture parks in the state, it boasts works by Minnesota’s finest sculptors, including internationally acclaimed Charles Biederman, Siah Armajani and Zoran Mojislov.
Tours of the historic barn and silo restoration project will be offered from 2 to 5 p.m. This is a rare opportunity to get a “sneak peek” of this exciting project, which is nearing its completion.
Guests can tour the main residence built in 1917 and listed on the National Historic Register; climb the landmark water tower to view the beautiful vistas; tour studios and watch artists at work, including demonstrations of pottery, silk dyeing, watercolor, glass blowing, wood-block printmaking and metalsmithing or simply lounge over a glass of wine or beer in the shade of the spacious Anderson Center grounds.
At a glance…
The Anderson Center presents the Summer Celebration of the Arts.
When: Noon-6 p.m. Saturday July 7
Where: Anderson Center, Highway 61 at Highway 19
More info: 651-388-2009 or www.andersoncenter.org