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Creating An Easter Tree at The Cultural Centre

Creating An Easter Tree at The Cultural Centre

We have been anticipating Spring’s return; Happy Spring, Happy Easter to everyone! We thought a wonderful way to celebrate is to design a stylized German “Osterbaum” translated in English means Easter Tree. This tradition is centuries old and has been adopted by many....

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Newsletter Vol. 4 Issue 1 | Spring of 2021

Newsletter Vol. 4 Issue 1 | Spring of 2021

Check out the current Cultural Centre Newsletter. In this issue you'll find information on how the Cultural Centre is choosing resiliency, our upcoming exhibitions, The Renville County Market, and our new website. Volume 4 Issue 1 Spring 2021 (1)

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A Vision for the Future | Seeing with Fresh Eyes

A Vision for the Future | Seeing with Fresh Eyes

Many know the history behind the Cultural Centre as what use to be the Dirks-Blem Funeral Home in town, the amazing story of one man seeing the vision Mark and Rosemary dreamed of and the benefit it would be to the surrounding communities. If you don’t know the story, you can check it out here. […]

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Enriching Lives | Building Community

Enriching Lives | Building Community

The Arts in all mediums are an essential part of building strong communities and embracing the unique culture that exists within them. I had the joy of wandering around Bird Island capturing some images for a magazine article and I have to admit, I fell in love with what some would call a dying small […]

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Why Art?

Why Art?

The process or the appreciation of creative expression is a gift; a gift granted to humans throughout time. The Bhimbetka and Daraki Petroglyphs (290,000 – 700,000 BCE) found in two ancient quartzite caves in India during the 1990’s inspires us to ask who created these petroglyphs, was it utilitarian or simply creative expression? As in […]

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