Arts & Performance

Artist Reception: Becky Benson

The Stillwater Public Library is pleased to present Views from Within, an exhibit by artist Becky Benson. The show will be in the gallery in September and October. Meet Becky at the artist reception on Thursday, October 10 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. As an abstract artist, Becky has worked to free up her art, intuitively painting and letting her art speak for her.

The Stillwater Public Library Gallery is free and open to the public during regular library hours. Read more about Artist Reception: Becky Benson

Words That Attract

Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Friday, September 27 from 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. for Words That Attract. Work with an artist to create magnetic poetry word strips that adhere to any steel surface like a refrigerator, school locker or magnetic board. Then design and decorate a box that contains your magnetic poetry word strips. These handmade magnetic poetry kits make terrific gifts!

Program is free but registration is required. To register, call 651-275-4338, stop by the Public Services Desk, or visit our website at stillwaterlibrary.org.

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Brick Party

Join us at Stillwater Public Library on the first Saturday of each month through November between 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. for Brick Party.  For kids of all ages to use their imagination to create using bricks derived from a word meaning "play well". Bricks will be provided by the library please leave yours at home. This is a time for open build but challenge ideas will be offered. Ages 5-12 can meet in the Storytime Room but older youth can build in the Teen Program Room during the same time. One creation per builder will be on display in the library all month. Read more about Brick Party

Drop-in DIY for Teens

Teens, drop in for some DIY fun at Stillwater Public Library on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays every month between 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. There will be supplies available for you to create a fun craft. Teens ages 12-18 are welcome! Our DIY projects for the fall are: Read more about Drop-in DIY for Teens

'The Glass Menagerie'

Join the Guthrie Theater for its 2019-2020 season kick-off with Tennessee William’s lyrical family drama The Glass Menagerie. Director Joseph Haj takes this classic to the Wurtele Thrust Stage. Recommended ages 12 and up. Prices vary. Show times vary. Read more about 'The Glass Menagerie'

Theaster Gates at the Walker Art Center

Artist Theaster Gates is taking over the Walker’s galleries for an immersive artistic experience. Originally trained in ceramics, Gates has expanded his practice to include performance, installation and archival conservation. He is best known for his 2009 project Dorchester Project in Chicago, which recycled a two-story property on the South Side, turning it into a performance space, library and archive. All ages. Prices vary. Gallery hours vary. Walker Art Center, 725 Vineland Place, Mpls.; 612.375.7600;  Read more about Theaster Gates at the Walker Art Center

Shout Out Loud Minnesota - A Suicide Prevention Charity Event

Join us for the 2nd Annual ‘Shout Out Loud’ Suicide Prevention and Resource Awareness event! Our main goal with Shout Out Loud is to normalize the conversation about suicide prevention in our community and encourage participation in local wellness resources. Our goal with Shout Out Loud is to normalize the conversation about suicide prevention in our community and encourage participation in local wellness resources. Read more about Shout Out Loud Minnesota - A Suicide Prevention Charity Event

Post-It Note Art for Teens

Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, September 28 anytime between 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. for Post-It Note Art for Teens. Help transform the Teen Library Space from blah to WOW with some Post-It Note Art! You decide on the design (bring your own or use one we already have) to create and then, ready… set… post away! Ages 12-18.

Program is free and no registration necessary.  Read more about Post-It Note Art for Teens

Circus Manduhai

Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, September 28 at 10:30 a.m. for Circus Manduhai. Come watch this amazing Mongolian family circus featuring acrobatics, juggling, balancing, hula hoops and more! 

Free admission and no registration necessary. This program is made possible in part with support from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund (Legacy). Read more about Circus Manduhai

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