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TAP President and CEO Dayna Del Val Wins Emerging Leader Award

We're so pleased to announce that our own President and CEO Dayna Del Val won the Emerging Leader Award from the ND Association for Nonprofit Organizations (NDANO) this week! According to NDANO, an organization that supports North Dakota nonprofits through advocacy, training and more, the purpose of the awards program is ...

Fargo City Hall to Host Panel Discussion About Photography

If you're interested in learning more about the art of portrait photography, the City of Fargo has an upcoming event for you! From 5:45 p.m. - 7 p.m. Thursday, June 14, community members are invited to attend a panel discussion with four area photographers, discussing the role of the portrait, from ancient times to the ...

First Impressions: Eric Johnson Opens Pop-Up Printmaking Studio at West Acres

Starting today, Monday, June 4, Eric Johnson is the first printmaker in the Artist-in-Residence program at West Acres, and it's all due to one tiny notification from eBay. Johnson, a prolific local artist known for his colorful and imaginative prints, always wanted to apply to the program. But not owning a ...

Come, Learn About and Celebrate the Arts

The Arts Partnership operates on a fiscal year, making our year-end June 30th. That means the end of May is basically Thanksgiving with the busy holiday season right behind. While no one is bringing cookies to the office every day and the weather outside is not frightful, these last two months of the fiscal ...

Art as Healing: Exhibit at APT Opens Discussion on Mental Health

APT and The Arts Partnership believe that exposure to art improves quality of life. Sometimes it can even save a life. Because May is Mental Health Month, we curated an exhibit at APT, a Creative Incubator to highlight local artists who use art as an avenue toward healing and growth. We're hosting a reception from 5 -7 ...

Grantee Highlight: Oboist Stephanie Carlson

It's time for another Grantee Highlight! One of our values at The Arts Partnership is supporting local art and the artists who make it, and one of the main ways we live that value is by awarding grants to artists in our community. Last fall, we announced our 2017-2018 Individual Arts Partnership (IAP) and Jade Presents ...

Local Poet Finds Inspiration in Beauty, Struggles of Everyday Life

Poetry is more than an act of self-expression for writer Emily Vieweg. It's what empowers her to make sense of her world and find inspiration in what she calls the "beauty of the mundane." Folding laundry, washing dishes, waiting for an audition or relaxing after the kids fall asleep — if it's an inevitable ...