Hastings Prescott Area Arts Council (HPAAC)

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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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ArtSpace Groundbreaking

“Bruce in the USA”

The #1 Bruce Springsteen Tribute Band
Sat, Aug 13, 2016 at 5:00 PM

The Hastings Area Rotary Club is hosting a concert at the Rotary Pavilion downtown. "Bruce in the USA," a Bruce Springsteen Tribute Band will be taking the stage at 8:00 and rocking the river.

A couple local artists will be performing prior to "Bruce" taking the stage.

Gates open at 5:00.

The Rotary Club will be selling beer and wine and other beverages at the park. A variety of food vendors will also be coming in. Make sure to bring Cash with you if you would like to purchase any beverages the day of.

All ages permitted to this event.

Tickets are non-refundable and the event will happen with rain or shine. If the event has to be cancelled for any reason, we will consider your ticket purchase a donation to the Rotary Club which will go towards community projects, scholarships, etc.

"We thank you for your support and would love for you to join us for this exciting new series!"

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Hastings Area Rotary Club

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

Art, Music, and Workshops in Hastings & Prescott

Ongoing Art Opportunities

Susan ZPlaying 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: September 6, 2016 (no meetings during the summer).

The LeDuc Historic Estate   offers 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.


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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Upcoming Exhibits

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