Arts & Performance

Artist Reception: Jennifer Davenport

The Stillwater Public Library is pleased to present "Within", an exhibition of drawings by local artist Jennifer Davenport. Davenport's charcoal drawings depict young girls in moments of concentration, exploration, and discovery. The exhibit will be on display in the gallery during May and June. An artist reception is scheduled for Sunday, May 6 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Woodbury Middle School's spring musical

Woodbury Middle School is proud to present  "Hairspray Jr."  May 4th-7pm, May 5th-2pm/7pm, and May 6th-2pm.  $10 for adults/$8 for students and seniors.  The shows are held at Woodbury Middle School-1425 School Drive, Woodbury, MN  55125

Perceptions of Norway

Perceptions of Norway seeks to expand common perceptions of Norwegians and their culture. Through the eyes of a fellow American, photographer Nancy Bundt — an expat residing in Norway for 25 years — guests to the exhibit will be able to witness the photos and stories of a diverse group of Norwegians.

On display now-June 10 at Norway House.

Beauty & the Beast - Twin Cities Ballet

EVENT TITLE: Beauty & the Beast

EVENT LOCATION: Ames Center, 12600 Nicollet Ave., Burnsville, MN 55337 

EVENT CATEGORY: Event, Performance, Arts & Entertainment, Seasonal Events 

EVENT DATES/TIMES: May 10–12, 2018


Thursday, May 10, 7:00pm

Friday, May 11, 7:00pm

Saturday, May 12, 2:00pm

Saturday, May 12, 7:00pm


EVENT PRICE: $20 - $36

The East Metro Symphony Orchestra (EMSO) presents Svensk musik och dans (Swedish Music and Dance)

The East Metro Symphony Orchestra (EMSO) will present a special encore performance of Svensk musik och dans (Swedish Music and Dance), a cultural celebration of Swedish classical and folk music, featuring the Twin Cities Nyckelharpalag and the Twin Cities Swedish Folk Dancers, on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at the American Swedish Institute (ASI), 2600 Park Avenue, Minneapolis, MN. Encore concert tickets are available in advance online through the ASI’s website, $10 ASI members and $15 general admission.

Arboretum Opens Wilcock Gallery Collection

Before the Wilcock Gallery in Excelsior closed in 2015, Keith Wilcock curated several shows a year at the Arboretum. In its more than 20 years of operation, the gallery frequently purchased pieces from artists’ shows for its private collection. Now this rare cache of original art is being shown together. Artists include Tom Foty, Andy Evansen, Ming Feng, Kai Liu,  Kate Starling and more. 


April 10, 3 p.m., Keith Wilcock, Topic: Why collect art?

April 10, 4 p.m., Keith Wilcock, Topic: Artwork demystified

Lake Minnetonka Studio Tour 2018

Discover ART -- A springtime tour of artists' home studios in the Lake Minnetonka area
For the sixth year, a group of artists around Lake Minnetonka will be opening their home studios to the public on Saturday and Sunday, May 5 and 6, 2018. It is a perfect time of year for people to enjoy a springtime drive, to discover inspiring and beautiful art, and to see first-hand the studios where artists create.

Ice Frolics Figure Skating Show

Get ready for the 52nd annual figure skating show by the Braemar City of Lakes Figure Skating Club. With themed music, talented skaters and gorgeous sets, you won’t want to miss this dazzling display.

All ages.

Adults $10, students and seniors $5.

6:30 p.m. Braemar Arena,

7501 Ikola Way; 952.833.9500;

Jazz at the Loft

Tickets: $10 per person

Doors Open: 7:00 PM

Music starts: 7:30 PM

Artistry Spring Open House

Join us in the studios at the Bloomington Center for the Arts to learn all about our education program!
With demos from both adult and youth class instructors as well as art activities for kids, this will be an enriching day for the whole family. Families interested in summer camps will get special camp previews as they see sample projects and meet a few of our fantastic camp instructors.


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