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SAVE THE DATE!
The Fifth Annual Gala, sponsored by HPAAC, will feature delicious food, music, a live and silent auction, and the opportunity to meet with local artists and help support the Arts!
Location: Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish Hall, 2035 W. 15th Street, Hastings, MN 55033
Date and Time: Friday, November 4, 2016, 6 p.m
Now in its 9th year, the mission of HPAAC is to foster the arts in the community. To accomplish this mission, HPAAC funds activities such as the Black Dirt Theater, a monthly writers workshop, music programs in the schools and free weekly art lessons for adults.
HPAAC has also been instrumental in bringing a new Artspace building to Hastings. When completed, the building will provide 37 affordable live-work spaces for artists as well as community and commercial space in downtown Hastings.
Ticket locations: Hastings YMCA, BreakAway Arts, and Orange Dragon Art Gallery
Online: Gala Tickets
“Colors of Fall” Exhibit
Come and meet the artists!
Find out how the theme was interpreted at the next Orange Dragon Art Gallery Artist Reception.
Friday, Nov 11, 2016 at 5:00 PM
Music in Hastings
River Valley Band Concerts 2016/2017
The River Valley Community Band is based in Hastings and members of the group come from all backgrounds and experience levels -happy to express the knowledge that Music is for Life!
They perform quality repertoire and practice to prepare for selected concerts that take place throughout the year.
Here is a quick list of upcoming Sixth Season Concerts:
Fall Concert with Hastings HS Wind Ensemble & the Medalist Band
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 7:00 pm at HHS Auditorium
“Sounds of the Season” with Ponticelli String Ensemble
Sunday, December 4, 2016 3:00 pm at St. Phillips Lutheran Church
**Additional Christmas concert may be scheduled**
"A Celebration of Music in Hastings"
Sunday, March 5, 2017 at Hastings Arts Center
TBD - Either May 20 or May 21, 2017 at Hastings Rotary Pavilion
For more details and updated information visit River Valley Band Facebook Page
2016 River City Sculpture Tour
Hastings and Prescott
What is the River City Sculpture Tour?
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
Art and Workshops in Hastings & Prescott
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:
Monthly Writers' Workshops at LeDuc Historic Estate. Next meeting: October 4, 2016 (no meetings during the summer).
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.