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


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
  • Evening of Jazz Concert and Student Residency (under discussion)   
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

UPCOMING EVENTS - DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED

William Kelley School
Monday November 5, 2018 - Friday May 24, 2019
The following residencies and public events are planned for the remainder of the 2018-19 school year...read more

PATSY O'BRIEN & DICK HENSOLD - CELTIC MUSIC

William Kelly Auditorium
Friday February 22, 2019 07:00pm-09:00pm
ADMISSION: General admission tickets may be purchased at the door. Adults: $15; High school students...read more

MASTERPIECE ART - TETTEGOUCHE EXHIBIT

Tettegouche State Park Visitors Center - Hwy 61
Tuesday March 5, 2019 - Saturday March 30, 2019 07:00am-07:00pm
William Kelley elementary students will have a selection of their art work created in the Masterpiec...read more

MASTERPIECE ART - TETTEGOUCHE PUBLIC RECEPTION

Tettegouche State Park Visitors Center - Hwy 61
Friday March 15, 2019 06:30pm-08:00pm
William Kelley elementary students will have a selection of their art work created in the Masterpi...read more

BLUE SKY JAZZ ORCHESTRA CONCERT & STUDENT WORKSHOP

William Kelly Auditorium
Friday April 12, 2019 07:00pm-09:00pm
Sky Blue Jazz Orchestra will perform a selection of jazz favorites, Friday, April 12, 2019 at 7:00 P...read more

SPOKEN WORD POETRY RESIDENCY

William Kelley School, Veteran's Home, Other (TBD)
Monday April 15, 2019 - Thursday April 18, 2019 08:30am-08:30pm
SEE MORE PERSPECTIVE aims to inspire, uplift and open doors to possibility and imagination with an i...read more

NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY RESIDENCY

William Kelly School/Auditorium
Monday May 13, 2019 - Friday May 24, 2019 08:30am-03:30pm
Grade 4 (approximately 30 students). Artist: Paul Sundberg, Grand Marais, and guest photographe...read more

CLASSICAL MUSIC CONCERT (CELLIST & PIANO)

William Kelly Auditorium
Wednesday May 15, 2019 - Saturday May 18, 2019 07:00pm-09:00pm
The program will feature masterpieces prformed by two outstanding Piatigorsky Foundation artists. De...read more
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