Stevens County Historical Society

Makers Art Festival


Saturday, July 10, 2021
9:30am-8:00pm
Begin at the Stevens County History Museum
116 West 6th Street, Morris MN 56267

Feedback needed!  Makers Art Festival survey found here

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Schedule/Brochure/Map for the Makers Art Festival

Schedule/Poster for the Makers Art Festival

Sign up to have an Artist Vendor booth in East Side Park
Sign up to have a Farmers Market booth on the Morris Public Library lawn

Sign up for the 11am Card Making Class at the Museum

Get ready for a one-day art & making extravaganza in Morris, Minnesota!  Mark your calendars for Saturday, July 10, 2021!  All events are free of charge, and open to the public!

We received a grant through the Lake Region Arts Council to provide a community-building event centered around the notions of making, artistic experiences, and healthy communities.

Here is a taste what you can find at the Makers Art Festival in Morris!  

Schedule of the Day (All events free of charge, thanks to a grant from the Lake Region Arts Council!)
 9:30am-8:00pm     Museum & Gift Shop Open (Museum indoors)
 9:30am-8:00pm     View
Horizontal Grandeur Juried Art Exhibition (Museum indoors)
 9:30am-8:00pm     Writing Activity: Tell Your Pandemic Story (Museum indoors)
 9:30am-8:00pm     Day Family Toy Display (Museum indoors)
 9:45am-10:00am    Stevens County Mural Unveiling (Museum indoors)*
10:00am-11:00am   Barn Quilt Painting Demonstration by Ward Voorhees (Museum indoors)
10:00am-12noon    Pastels Demonstration by Faythe Mills (PRCA indoors)
10:00am-3:00pm    Pick up a Take-and-Make STEAM Kit for Kids (Morris Public Library, indoors/curbside)
10:00am-5:00pm    Community Mural Painting (Stone’s Throw Café outdoors in alley)
10:00am-6:00pm    Prairie Renaissance Cultural Alliance Art Gallery Open (PRCA indoors)
10:00am-6:00pm    View Behind the Door, Art Exhibition by Michael Weatherly (PRCA indoors)
11:00am-12noon    Card Making Make-and-Take: Class Format by Cam Erickson (Museum indoors) - Sign up at top of this page!
12noon-12:45pm    Music: Kris and Susie Hanson (East Side Park outdoors)*
12noon-4:00pm      Knitting/Crochet/Spinning Circle (East Side Park outdoors)
12noon-5:00pm      Art Vendors (East Side Park outdoors) - Sign up at the top of this page!
 1:00pm-1:45pm     Music: Alex McIntosh (East Side Park outdoors)*
 1:00pm-3:00pm     Card Making Make-and-Take: Open House Format by Cam Erickson (Museum indoors)
 2:00pm-2:45pm     Music: Josh Fisher (East Side Park outdoors)*
 2:00pm-4:00pm     Locally Made Food Samples by Gary Wahl (Stone’s Throw Café backdoor by mural outside)
 3:00pm-3:45pm     Music: Components Jazz Trio (East Side Park outdoors)*
 3:00pm-4:00pm     Barn Quilt Painting Demonstration by Ward Voorhees (Museum indoors)
 3:00pm-5:00pm     Rock Painting Make-and-Take by PRCA (East Side Park outdoors)
 3:00pm-5:00pm     Fluid Pour Painting Make-and-Take by PRCA (East Side Park outdoors)
 3:00pm-6:00pm     Farmers Market (Morris Public Library outdoors) - Sign up at the top of this page!
 6:00pm-7:00pm     Music on the Museum Lawn (Museum outdoors)*
 7:00pm-8:00pm     Horizontal Grandeur Artist Reception (Museum indoors)* - All are welcome!

*One-time only events.
Locations:
Stevens County History Museum | 116 W 6th Street
Prairie Renaissance Cultural Alliance (PRCA) art gallery | 630 Atlantic Ave
Morris Public Library | 102 E 6th Street
East Side Park | 201 E 7th Street
Stone’s Throw Café | 506 Atlantic Ave

 

      “This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through grants from the Lake Region Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the Arts and Cultural Heritage fund.”