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Hastings Prescott Area Arts Council

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Many talented artists, musicians, actors, and writers live and work right here in our communities.

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You do not need to be an artist, a musician, an actor or author to be a member! Showing your support of all the arts helps us create an environment that ensures a richer community for generations to come.

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“Sanctuaries: Homes, Churches, and Gardens Tour 2016”

Promoting architecture, design and gardening as art forms!

Hastings Prescott Area Arts Council and Friends of LeDuc of Historic Hastings are pleased to announce their upcoming event, “Sanctuaries – Churches, Homes, & Gardens” on July 9, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.

This fundraiser is for the benefit of scholarships for youth who are interested in any of the art forms. The tour focuses on the theme of Mid-Century Modernism & Modernism. There are exciting surprises in store for the tour guests.

Tour 1 mid-century church, 3 modern homes (all at least 50 years old) and 5 amazing gardens. Some sites will host workshops (POLLINATOR GARDENING, FLOWER ARRANGING, FUN WITH HERBS) and the tour includes other examples of modernism to admire curbside.

Advance tickets at $20 will be available from May 25 to July 8 at the following places of business: Hastings YMCA, BreakAway Arts in Hastings, MN and the Orange Dragon Art Gallery (ODG) in Prescott, WI. On the day of the tour, tickets will only be available at BreakAway Arts and ODG for $25. Guests will receive a map of locations for each of the stops and may choose their own route.

Online tickets are available now.

For the latest updates, follow us in Facebook: Sanctuaries, Homes, Churches, and Gardens.

2016 River City Sculpture Tour

Hastings and Prescott

What is the River City Sculpture Tour?

An ongoing outdoor exhibit of FREE public art throughout the St. Croix and Mississippi River Valley. All the artwork is original sculpture from regional and national artists.

This traveling program will be on display throughout the summer in the participating communities: Hastings/Prescott, Stillwater, Red Wing, Lake City, Winona and Lacrosse.

For more info visit River City Sculpture Tour

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Artists Dale Lewis & John Hughes installing the sculptures


Ongoing Art Opportunities

Playing with Art
Mondays 10 am - noon

Join local artist and founding HPAAC member Susan Zinschlag as you explore art by drawing with colored pencils and painting with water color pencils and paint. Any skill level welcome. Supplies will be provided. No painting or drawing experience necessary.  Join us this year to relax by coloring using adult coloring books. Coloring books and supplies provided. NO FEE!

Tilden Community Center 310 River Street Hastings MN 55033

Little Colony Artist’s Group
Thursday morning 9 am - noon.

Led by Artist and Renowned Architect Tom Blanck

Anyone may join this weekly class offered by Prescott Community Education. It costs $25 per semester and meets every

Held at UCC Church, Prescott WI Coffee and treats are enjoyed!

Additional Learning Venues

Art, Music, and Workshops in Hastings:

The LeDuc Historic Estate will be offering a variety of classes.
Please visit LeDuc Historic Estate for more information.

The Hastings Arts Center offers private music lessons and a variety of art classes (drawing and painting).
Please visit Hastings Arts Center for more information and class registration.

BreakAway Arts offers a large variety of classes and workshops.
Please visit BreakAway Arts website for complete details.

Evansen Art Studio offers beginner and advanced painting workshops.
Please visit Evansen Art Studio for a listing of upcoming classes.

Monthly Writers' Workshops at LeDuc Historic Estate. Next meeting: September 6, 2016 (no meetings during the summer).


We Are One

Members make it happen. When you become a member, every person benefits! Your membership makes it possible for HPAAC to provide opportunities for artists, musicians, actors and authors to exhibit their work, share their music, their talent and their stories.


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