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Calling All Artists
Artist applications are now being accepted for ArtStock 2013 – the ACCC’s annual festival event scheduled for July 13th at Parley Lake Winery. Artists who show and sell their work, musicians, other artistic initiatives and groups, as well as food vendors are encouraged to make application to join us for this fun festival.
ArtStock is a one-day show featuring the best of our Carver County artists and more. Last year was a great success and we thank you in advance for your involvement. Check out the ArtStock Art and Wine Festival Facebook Page for more information!!
The community is encouraged to join us at ArtStock 2013! Attendees will enjoy a great day of art, wine, music, and nature all while supporting the ACCC and the local arts community here in Carver County.
A Successful Writer’s Fair
Saturday, April 6th marked the date of the Writers Fair at the Chanhassen Library. Speakers included Holly Day, Loft instructor; Peter Bognanni, author of House of Tomorrow; Dara Beevas, author of Indie author’s guide to Self-Publishing; Angela Hunt, Jenny Barlow, Lori Blatzheim, Judy McCabe, Emily Brisse, Dan O’Brien, Laurel Means, and Becky Liestman. Over 70 people attended this great event and four publishers were represented. The group wishes to thank the sponsors of this successful day. They include the Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund, Carver County Library Foundation, Friends of the Chaska Library, Friends of the Chanhassen Library, Chaska Super Target, Chanhassen Area Writer’s Group, and the Chanhassen Area Author’s Collective.
Landscape Arboretum Art Crawl
The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum is currently looking for artists to make application to be included in the upcoming Arboretum Art Crawl through the Gardens. This event will take place on Saturday, August 17th from 10-4 and Sunday, August 18th from 12-4.
Plan now to be included in this showcase of art and nature, rain or shine, at the beautiful Arboretum. Cost to participate is $112.50 per artist/booth space. Call Sylvia at 952-443-1444 for information.
The Arts in and around the Community…
*Register now for Chanhassen Dinner Theatres’ Chan DT Summer Theatre Camps for Kids and Teens! This is an inspiring and fun summer camp program for ages 8-18, all experience levels welcomed. New this year is KidStar for kids age 5-7. Limited sessions. Call 952-934-1525 to register. For more info, visit www.ChanhassenDT.com.
*Calling all authors and writers… A Library Writer’s Workshop will take place from 10:30-11:30 on the first Saturday of the month at the Waconia Library. The same will occur on the third Saturday of the month from 10-noon at the Chanhassen Library. See the Library web site at www.carverlib.org.
*Julie Kramer, Author of Shunning Sarah, will be speaking at the Watertown Library on May 29th at 6:30 pm. Visit the library web site for additional information. www.carverlib.org.