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NORTHEN LAKE COUNTY ARTS BOARD - OUR PROGRAMS
“Sponsoring Arts & Arts Education in Our Community”


2021-22 RESIDENCIES & PUBLIC EVENTS (* Deferred due to Covid):

  • MN Capitol Art & History Fieldtrip
  • Sketchboook for Students
  • Elementary Yoga Residency
  • Lyric Opera of the North Performance with Student Choir*
  • One Act Play Fieldtrip to Guthrie Theater*
  • Middle School Theater Fieldtrip to Duluth Playhouse Theater*
  • Tweed Museum & Planetarium Fieldtrip*
  • Spoken Word Poetry Residency
  • Nature Photography Residency*
  • UMD Music Camp Scholarships for students*

2020-21 RESIDENCIES & PUBLIC EVENTS (* Deferred due to Covid):

  • MN Capitol Art & History Fieldtrip*
  • Piatigorsky Classical Music Concert*
  • Sketchboook for Students
  • Flamenco Dance Residency - Aneka McMullen, Instructor*
  • Lyric Opera of the North Performance with Student Choir*
  • One Act Play Fieldtrip to Guthrie Theater*
  • Middle School Theater Fieldtrip to Duluth Playhouse Theater*
  • Tweed Museum & Planetarium Fieldtrip*
  • Spoken Word Poetry Residency
  • Nature Photography Residency*
  • UMD Music Camp Scholarships for students*

RECENT WILLIAM KELLEY SCHOOL RESIDENCIES & ACTIVITIES:

  • Spoken Word Poetry Residency
  • Hip-Hop Dance Residency
  • American Indian Residency (Story-telling & puppetry)
  • Climb Theater (bullying prevention)
  • Guest-Author Residency
  • UMD Tweed Museum & Planetarium fieldtrips
  • Native American Writing Workshop
  • Kelley Dupré Mosaic Mural Residency
  • Collage Residency
  • Flamenco Dance Residency
  • Small-grant to purchase music curriculum materials
  • ​During 2016 funded 40 hours of one-on-one interactive video lessons for students with professional artists through the MacPhail Center for Music in Minneapolis
  • Jewelry Residencies
  • MN Ballet Residencies
  • Support for Shakespeare programs and One Act Play including “Romeo & Juliet” at Wise Fool Theater in Duluth, “Pericles” at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis and “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at the Park Square Court Theater in Saint Paul
  • Lyric Opera of the North productions with elementary students as audience and chorous
  • Nature Photography Residencies and purchase of 33 cameras
  • Donation to William Kelley Auditorium 'Chairs' Project
  • Minnesota History Live Curriculum
  • Masterpiece Art and Sketchbooks
  • Masterpiece Art Tettegouche Exhibit and Grand Opening

RECENT COMMUNITY PROGRAMS:

  • A Hard Day’s Night (Beatles Tribute Band) Concert
  • Buddy Holly Winter Dance Party
  • Celtic Duo Concert with O'brien & Hensold
  • The Lost Forty Concert featuring Brian Miller & Randy Gosa 
  • The Music of Patsy Cline featuring Cassie & the Bobs 
  • Peter Arnstein, Concert Pianist 
  • Qing Li, Violin, accompanied by Paola André Gualdi, Piano, of the Piatigorsky Foundation 
  • A Century of Jazz Concert featuring the Sky Blue Jazz Ensemble 
  • Brulé – A Native American Experience in Sight, Sound & Soul Concert 
  • Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra Concert 
  • Duluth Superior Symphony Concert & Blue Canvas Orchestra 
  • Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra – String Quartet, community concert 
  • Cloud Cult Concert

Upcoming Events

MN Capitol Art & History Fieldtrip

Minnesota State Capitol
Thursday May 26, 2022
Sixth grade students will participate in a tour of the Minnesota Capitol. They will tour the buildin...read more
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