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The Arts Are A “Surprisingly Bold Risk” That Work

I've adopted a new word lately: audacious. Audacious is defined as "showing a willingness to take surprisingly bold risks." Synonyms include: bold, daring, fearless, intrepid, brave, courageous, valiant, heroic and plucky. In June, I wrote about deciding to think bigger. And then I read ...

A Magical Art Show Opening and Wish Come True

The following post was submitted by Angie Lord, Make A Wish® North Dakota Board Chair and Logan’s Wish Granter: As Henri Matisse surmised, “creativity takes courage.” So, too, does living with cystic fibrosis. Courage was on display in full force last Saturday night at APT, at the opening of Logan Hahn’s art show, ...

Upcoming Deadlines at The Arts Partnership: CSA Applications and IAP Grant Meet-Ups

CSA Deadline: August 31.  TAP is currently accepting proposals for the 2018 season of Community Supported Art (CSA).  CSA is a great opportunity for performers, artists and artisans to get their work in front of an audience of enthusiastic art supporters. Participants receive a $1,500 stipend to produce 50 works of art. ...

APTitude Exhibit Open at MSUM, Reception Thursday

We're always thrilled when our Partners collaborate to bring new art experiences to our community. For its first exhibit of the school year, MSUM joined forces with the artists of APT, a creative incubator for APTitude -- an exhibit featuring art from 14 APT artists -- at the school's Center for the Arts gallery. [sgmb ...

Graphic Designer Jeff Knight Launches Creative Studio This Fall

Upon stepping inside graphic designer Jeff Knight's studio at Apt, a creative incubator in downtown Fargo, you can feel the cool vibes the room exudes. As Knight works on his latest project on a laptop, you notice a placard that says "Always Fresh" sitting on the edge of his desk. Electronica music plays from a ...

MSUM Professor Brings Art Course to General Public at Plains Art Museum

MSUM professor Anna Arnar was intrigued by the idea of teaching her 19th and 20th century Modern art course inside Plains Art Museum. For her students, this hybrid environment would embed their art class directly into the context of an art museum. Beginning next Tuesday, Professor Arnar, in partnership with Plains Art ...

Chelsey Tries: My Voice Lesson with FM Opera Director David Hamilton

Throughout my life, I’ve considered myself a “decent” singer – I can carry a pitch, sing on tune and harmonize off the cuff fairly easily. Singing has always come natural to me – or, at least that’s what I thought until I took a voice lesson with FM Opera general director, David Hamilton, a couple weeks ago as ...