Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Guests at a reception to meet the artist and view the design saw a model of the sculpture. But the entire design won't be made public until the official unveiling at the end of the year.
A model of Milton artist/blacksmith Michael Dillon’s sculpture for the Duluth Roundabout was unveiled at a reception Tuesday (April 30) for citizens who attended to meet the artist and view the design. They’ll likely be the last to see it until the full-scale sculpture is installed and officially unveiled in a ceremony at the end of the year. The city is keeping the sculpture design a secret. But it plans to release images of its parts periodically to generate excitement. Citizens are invited to name the sculpture by emailing suggestions to Name.email@example.com. Duluth Patch wasn’t allowed to take photos of the model, but can describe it for readers. It's uplifting and grounded at the same time. The sculpture has an agricultural theme that…
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Visual and performing artists will be demonstrating and entertaining during the Friday, April 26, event.
Downtown Duluth businesses including several new shops will welcome visitors during the Friday Night Art Walk April 26. Visual and performing artists will be giving demonstrations and entertaining during the downtown stroll scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. Some businesses will be giving away door prizes. Other activities will also be going on downtown Friday evening including the Flicks on the Bricks showing of “Ironman,” New Dawn Theater’s production of “Barabbas” and a concert at the Red Clay Theatre. The art walks are sponsored by the Duluth Fine Arts League in the spring and fall.
Sunday, March 17, 2013
High school seniors planning to major in art invited to apply online at Duluth Fine Arts League website.
The Duluth Fine Arts League is providing three scholarships for deserving high school seniors who will be majoring in the fine arts in the fall of 2013. Scholarships will be awarded to the first, second and third place students in the amounts of $2,500, $1,500 and $1,000, respectively, DFAL Scholarship Co-chairman Mary Buck announced. Lucille Walker also is serving as scholarship co-chaiman. The deadline to submit applications is 6 p.m. Saturday, March 30. Interviews and talent performances are scheduled Sunday, April 28 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Red Clay Theater in downtown Duluth. Auditions will be in front of a live audience and a panel of professional judges. The audition is mandatory, and re-schedules will not be allowed. Students will …
Monday, December 3, 2012
The walking tour will feature four homes belonging to artists in downtown Duluth . Also, two artists will demonstrate their varied talents in each home.
Four homes belonging to artists in downtown Duluth will be featured during the second annual Artists in the Homes Tour from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8. Eight visual, performing and culinary artists will demonstrate their talents inside the homes on the walking tour. The “Artists in the Homes Tour” is an initiative of the Duluth Fine Arts League (DFAL). On the tour will be a condominium home featuring extensive hand painting, a townhome that overlooks the fountain on the Duluth Town Green, and two historic homes dating back to the mid-1800s on West Lawrenceville Street. The tour will begin at 5:45 p.m. in Duluth City Hall where ticket holders will be provided with information on each home, the artists, and a map to each location. All …
Thursday, October 11, 2012
Duluth Fine Arts League's Autumn Art Walk Friday, Oct. 12, features art activities, demonstrations.
Stroll through Historic Downtown Duluth Friday, Oct. 12, and discover how “artsy” it has become during an Autumn Art Walk sponsored by the Duluth Fine Arts League. DFAL sponsors spring and fall art walks annually. “Businesses in downtown Duluth will be open from 6-9 p.m. and will display art or have art activities or demonstrations,” said new Duluth Fine Arts League President Kay Montgomery. Here are some of the special activities that are planned: Park Café, Pure Taqueria, Steverino’s, and Best of Brews also will be open for art walkers to purchase food and beverages.
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Duluth Fine Arts League's 'An Evening in Paris' attracts overflow attendance of 300, raises funds for scholarships.
The Duluth Fine Arts League’s “Arts at Twilight” brought enthusiastic community arts supporters together for an elegant “Evening in Paris” soiree Saturday (July 14). Nearly twice the number of anticipated guests attended the event at Hardeman Fine Art Glass Studio, and the crowd overflowed onto the Main Street sidewalk in front of the studio and the Duluth Town Green in the rear. The Parisian-themed evening provided an opportunity for the women to don berets and chic fashions. A few of the men got into the spirit of the festivities by wearing berets, too. Guests entered under an elaborate door frame created by Grey Eaton of Focal Point Kitchens and Baths, sipped wine and champagne, sampled upscale cuisine by Proof of the Pudding, and …
Monday, July 9, 2012
Duluth Fine Arts League hosting fourth annual Arts at Twilight gala Saturday, July 14, at Hardeman Fine Art Glass.
Duluth arts supporters will spend “An Evening in Paris” Saturday, July 14. The Duluth Fine Art League is sponsoring the fourth annual Arts at Twilight gala to support arts in Duluth and raise funds for arts scholarships. The Parisian-themed gala will occur at Hardeman Fine Art Glass and extend onto the rear brick patio overlooking the white twinkling lights on the Duluth Town Green. The stained glass studio will be open for tours, and visual and performing artists will participate in the event. There will also be a silent auction. DFAL annually presents scholarships to Duluth seniors planning to study art. It awarded a total of $4,000 in scholarships in 2010 and 2011. The gala starts at 7 p.m. Tickets of $25 in advance and $30 at the door …
Thursday, April 19, 2012
Duluth Fine Arts League sponsoring spring Art Walk from 7 to 9 p.m. between shops in historic downtown.
Shops up and down Main Street and West Lawrenceville Street in downtown Duluth all have posters in their windows promoting the “Spring Into Art” Friday Art Walk sponsored by the Duluth Fine Arts League. Participating shops will feature some type of art activity or entertainment, according to Duluth Mayor Nancy Harris, DFAL founder and president. DFAL sponsors two Art Walks a year in the spring and fall, she said. Residents and visitors are invited to stroll around the historic downtown and visit the shops from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, April 20. Art and collectibles also will be on display. Ken Hardeman, Marianne Sanders and Gray Eaton of Hardeman Fine Art Glass are in charge of the spring event. Hardeman Fine Art Glass will feature a …
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Duluth High School seniors compete in scholarship auditions. Judges choose three recipients of Duluth Fine Arts League scholarships in music and fine arts.
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Three Duluth High School seniors were announced as the winners of 2012 Duluth Fine Arts League scholarships at the conclusion of auditions Sunday (April 15) at the New Dawn Theater. Pianist Andy Dang won the $1,500 music scholarship. Singer Benjamin Calderson, who was the runner-up for the music scholarship, earned a $1,000 scholarship. Amanda Edwards was the winner of the $1,500 fine arts scholarship. Winners were chosen by a panel of distinguished judges. The scholarships awarded this year represent an increase over two $1,000 scholarships presented by DFAL for each of the past two years totaling $4,000. Mary Buck served as chair of the DFAL scholarship program with Lucille Walker as co-chair. Six students competed in the auditions. …
Friday, April 13, 2012
Six students performing or displaying their art to compete for Duluth Fine Arts League scholarships.
Friday, April 13, 2012
Six students will be performing or showing their art at auditions Sunday, April 15, for three scholarships to be awarded by the Duluth Fine Arts League. DFAL is providing three art scholarships -- two for $1,500 each and one for $1,000 -- to seniors who attend Duluth High School or who are homeschooled in Duluth. Recipients must live in Duluth. This is an increase from two $1,000 scholarships presented for each of the past two years totaling $4,000. There are four seniors competing in music and two in visual arts, Mary Buck, chair of the DFAL scholarship program, reported. The auditions, which are open to the public, will run from 2 to 5 p.m. at New Dawn Theater in Duluth. Duluth Mayor Nancy Harris, founder and president of DFAL, will …