willmar area arts council




Greg Harp - Photography Exhibit

The exhibit at the Willmar Education and Arts Center is photographs by New London photographer, Greg Harp.  The exhibit is mainly images of local people and scenes.  Be sure to stop by and view this wonderful collection before September 28.

Summer Fun

The winning piece in the "Summer Fun" exhibit was a photograph by Kerry Texley titled "Thrill Seeker."  Congratulations, Kerry!

Water - September 9 - October 10 2014

The current themed, invitational exhibit is "Water" running in conjunction with the Barn's production of "Rainman" by    H. Richard Nash.  There are seventeen works by twelve artists.  Be sure to stop up and vote for your favorite.

Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee!

Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! is almost here.  The weather report keeps looking better and better!  We've got a great festival planned again this year so be sure to be there!

Willmar Area Arts Council Mission
Ron Adams Shroud of Mom The mission of the Willmar Area Arts Council is to increase regional awareness of the arts in West Central Minnesota by providing a number of initiatives: grants to individuals and organizations to advance art-related endeavors, opportunities for local artists to promotetheir work, informational resources to enhance the arts, and workshops that reflect the diverse heritage of our area. We acknowledge the support of our partners in assisting us to promote the arts by donating time and money as we work to advance the arts. Lastly, we invite you to attend our many activities and participate in some of the artist events in our region. We welcome your ideas, participation, and suggestions to advance our organization!



Willmar Education and Arts Center
  The exhibits in the gallery space will be works by Willmar Public Schools Studio Hop artists through the end of June. 
"This activity is made possible in part by a grant from the SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA ARTS COUNCIL (SMAC) with funds appropriated by the State Legislature and the McKnight Foundation."

southwest minnesota arts and humanities council (SMAHC) 

"Funded in part by the Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar Economic Development Commission."
Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar Ecomonic Development Commission