PO BOX 67
Silver Bay, MN 55614
Active since October 2000
Our purpose is to promote the value of art and culture through community projects in the northern Lake County area, with an emphasis on programming for young people and the support and utilization of local visual, practical and performing artists.
Our Focus is on education, children, elderly, and culture development and for the disadvantage and isolated.
OUR BOARD MEMBERS
Cloud Cult (Indie Rock Group) - Saturday, December 1, 2012, 7:00 p.m., William Kelley High School Auditorium
Students $10; Adults $15
(Tickets on sale November 1, 2012 online at northernlakecountyartsboard.tic.com)
DSSO - Science and Music To Go
Mosaic Mural Project with artist Kelly Dupre
PROJECT FOR THIS SCHOOL YEAR WILL BE:
Project for High School advanced visual artists. Orphans from third
world countries portraits are painted by Kelley art students.
Art Program is an on going program for the Elementary students where local
volunteers teach art lessons. Each student will receive their own
The funding comes from your generous donations and grant writing.
Of the monies raised to date, 85% have been from grants and 15% from local donations. Some grants need matching funds and without increasing support of area businesses and personal donations, we wouldn't be able to acquire some grants.
What we have done to date
2012 - Native American Storytelling with Puppets, Mask and Costumes residency with afternoon performance
2012 - Peter Arnstein, Pianist concert
2011 - Minnesota Ballet Residency with afternoon performance
2011 - Sandi Pillsbury Gredzens Visual Artist Residency
2011 - Big Time Jazz Orchestra Concert
2000 - Minneapolis Children’s Theatre (Lyle the Crocodile)
2001 - A Writers Fair
2002 - Romeo & Juliet, MN Shakespeare Project
2002 - In the Heart of the Beast Puppet & Mask Theatre
A weeklong residency and two performances
2003 - Macbeth, MN Shakespeare Project
2004 - Midsummer Nights Dream, MN Shakespeare Project
2004 - Lauren Pelon, 25 Ancient instruments
2004 - MN Ballet, one-week residency and performance
2005 - MN Ballet, one-week residency and performance
2005 - Susan Warner, Northern Clay Center
Community Ed Class and1-week residency for junior & senior art students
2005 - Sowah Mensah, African Drummer
2005 - Classical Concert
2006 - MN Ballet, one-week residency and performance
2006 - Terrence Smith, Maypole Dance
2006 - Memory Project
2006 - MN Ballet Performed, Coppelia and Nutcracker
2007 - Peter Hedlund, Nylelharpa Concert
2007 - Classical Concert
2007 - Jan Attridge, Master Piece Art Workshop for Elementary Students
2007 - MN Ballet, one-week residency
2007 - Ballerina Suzanne Kritzberg with Sterling Dance Studio, performance
2007 - Prairie Fire Theater, Workshops
2007 - Sandi Pillsbury-Gredzen, weeklong art residency with Elementary Students
2008 - Minnesota Ballet - Swan Lake Performance
2008 - MN Ballet, one-week residency and performance at William Kelley Elementary School
2008 - Violinist Michael Antonello and Pianist Composer Peter Arnstein Concert. Monies from this concert started a fund toward repairing our Steinway.
2008 - Barbary Coast Dixieland Band Concert and workshop with high school students.
2008 - Sandi Pillsbury-Gredzens (local visual artist) one week residency with elementary students .
2008 - Minnesota Ballet - One week residency with Friday afternoon performance.
2008 - Minnesota Ballet - Who Cares Performance.
2009 - Bill Bastian - One day music residency
2009 - Terrance Smith support to his residency
2009 - Rachel Nelson - one week songwriting residency
2009 - Peter Arnstein, Pianist - Concert for the Steinway Restoration Project
2009 - Sandi Pillsbury Gredenzen Visual Artist Residency
- Ten Thousand Things Theater presentation of "Stones in His Pocket"
- Tenor William Bastian, Violinist Laurie Bastian, and Pianist Samuel Black
- "3 of Cups" - Rachel Nelson, Tracy Jane Comer and Michael "stix"
Kiley concert of folk music
- Kelly Dupre - Block Print Artist residency K-6
- Minnesota Ballet residency with afternoon performance for K-6.
2010 - Sandip Burman Sitar Residency
2010 - Pianist Peter Arnstein concert
2010 - Terrance Smith support for his residency with K-6
2010 - Provided Dance Scholarships for Rene Moe Salyard and Sterling Dance
2010 - Barbary Coast Dixieland Band
2011 – Rose Ensemble – Residence and Performance
2011 - Minnesota Ballet Residency
2011 - Aaron Strang - Composition of original music for Kelley High Band
2012 - Blue Canvas Orchestra and Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra