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

2019-20 RESIDENCIES & PUBLIC EVENTS:
  • Minnesota Ballet Residency
  • MN Capitol Art & History Fieldtrip
  • Piatigorsky Classical Music Concert
  • Sketchboook for Students
  • Masterpiece Art Residency - Facilitated by Local Artists & Volunteers
  • Hip Hop 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
  • Peter Arnstein Classical Music Concert
  • Spoken Word Poetry Residency
  • Nature Photography Residency - Paul Sundberg, Instructor
  • UMD Music Camp Scholarships for up to four students
  • Other: Piano tuning of Wm Kelley Steinway, band and choir pianos
2018-19 RESIDENCIES & PUBLIC EVENTS:
  • Buddy Holly Winter Dance Party     
  • Masterpiece Art Residency - Facilitated By Local Artists And Educators
  • Masterpiece Art Tettegouche Exhibit and Grand Opening
  • Minnesota Ballet Residency
  • Spoken Word Poetry Residency
  • Sketchbooks For All Students
  • Nature Photography Residency, Paul Sundberg, Instructor
  • One Act Play Theater Fieldtrip Support
  • Tweed Museum/Planetarium Fieldtrip
  • Scholarships To Send Up To Four Students To Week-Long Music Camp At UMD
  • New Cover for Steinway Piano
  • Celtic Duo Concert with O'brien & Hensold
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
  • 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

MASTERPIECE ART & SKETCHBOOKS

Tuesday October 1, 2019 - Saturday May 30, 2020
Local artists and volunteers provide four to six sessions of in-class art enrichment activities for...read more

HIP HOP DANCE RESIDENCY & PERFORMANCE WITH ANEKA McMULLEN

William Kelly School/Auditorium
Thursday January 30, 2020 01:00pm-02:00pm
Aneka McMullen returns as faculty for this four day Hip Hop Dance Residency with selected elementary...read more

LYRIC OPERA OF THE NORTH

William Kelly School/Elementary Auditorium
Saturday February 1, 2020 - Tuesday March 31, 2020
The Lyric Opera of the North will feature a performance with student choir for elementary students s...read more

GUTHRIE SHAKESPEARE ONE ACT THEATER FIELDTRIP

Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN
Thursday February 13, 2020 12:42pm
One Act Play students will experience a professional theater production at the Guthrie Theater, Febr...read more

DULUTH PLAYHOUSE THEATER FIELDTRIP

Duluth
Wednesday March 4, 2020 - Tuesday March 31, 2020
7th and 8th grade students will attend a performance of "Matilda" at the Duluth Playhouse...read more

LAKE SUPERIOR COMMUNITY THEATER PRESENTS "JUNIE B. JONES THE MUSICAL"

William Kelly Auditorium
Thursday March 19, 2020 - Wednesday April 29, 2020
Lake Superior Community Theater will present "Junie B. Jones The Musical" March 19, 20, 21...read more

PETER ARNSTEIN CLASSICAL CONCERT

William Kelly School/Auditorium
Sunday April 26, 2020 07:00pm-08:30pm
Peter Arnstein, Pianist, will return to play a selection of classical compositions and his own works...read more

SPOKEN WORD RESIDENCY

Monday May 4, 2020 - Friday May 22, 2020
This will be the third year for the Spoken Word Residency at Wm Kelley School. An artist, contracted...read more

NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY RESIDENCY WITH PAUL SUNDBERG, COMMENTARY & PHOTOS

William Kelley Auditorium
Thursday May 21, 2020
This four-day nature photography residency is for 4th grade students. Artist-in-Residence is Paul Su...read more

UMD MUSIC CAMP

University of Minnesota - Duluth Campus
Wednesday June 3, 2020 - Friday June 26, 2020
Up to four Wm Kelley students have the opportunity to attend the weeklong UMD sponsored Music Camp e...read more
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