Arts & Culture

Visitors enjoyed a great weekend in September at Hudson’s Spirit of the St. Croix Art Festival with fine art, artist demonstrations, live music performances, kids’ activities and plenty of fall flavors.

"Kitchens of the Great Midwest" and "The Lager Queen of Minnesota" by J. Ryan Stradal

"Kitchens of the Great Midwest" and "The Lager Queen of Minnesota" are set with love and care in the Midwest.

"Reclamation," a sculpture at the Franconia Sculpture Park

The Franconia Sculpture Park's Community Learning Center expands the attraction's capabilities and availability.

A shot of the sunrise over the Stillwater liftbridge.

Todd Kockelman submitted his photo "Winter Liftbridge" to our 2018 Lens on St. Croix Valley photo contest.

Apples sit in a wooden container at Afton Apple Orchard's Apple Fest

Apple picking, a corn maze, hayrides - there's plenty to do at Afton Apple Orchard's annual festival.

Patrick Casanova, the artist behind St. Croix Valley glass blowing business Casanova Glass, stands in front of his Hudson home.

Patrick Casanova found glassblowing in college, and the art form has been the focus of much of his adult life.

Michael DeMeglio, a Stillwater-based artist who has synesthesia.

Local artist Michael DeMeglio has synesthesia—when he hears sounds he sees colors.

A table decorated for Friendsgiving.

An inspiring, beautiful tablescape for your Friendsgiving doesn’t need to be a lot of work.

"This Tender Land" by William Kent Krueger

"This Tender Land" by William Kent Krueger is a carefully and meticulously researched work of historical fiction.

A parade marches down the street as part of The Episcopal Church of the Ascension’s Bagpipes & Bonfires event.

Parading bagpipers, a crackling bonfire, sizzling pub food, camaraderie in beard and kilt contests: These are just a few of the things that will be at the Episcopal Church of the Ascension’s 2019 Bagpipes & Bonfires event in Stillwater.

The American Museum of Asmat Art

The Twin Cities offer a broad stroke selection of art museums.

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