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.
Arts & Culture
You’ve finally convinced everyone to take a family photo: your busy husband, camera-shy son, and can’t-sit-still-for-a-minute daughter.
Hudson’s Spirit of the St. Croix art festival is just a snapshot of the area’s illustrious art scene.
Stillwater artist Jane Dierberger is a force of nature. This quote by author Jerome K. Jerome parallels her role as an artist, she says: “There is no more thrilling sensation I know of than sailing.
Beginning with our August 2015 issue and continuing annually, St. Croix Valley Magazine will celebrate a select group of accomplished high school students who are entering their senior year.
It may seem simple—helping stack books at your child’s elementary school book fair, chaperoning a fourth-grade trip to the zoo or visiting your grandchild’s classroom to help sew pillows.
This Fall, the St. Croix Valley’s only faith-based Montessori preschool will mark a decade of helping kids value their individuality. Lead teacher Karen Anderson says the preschool “hopes to set a foundation for learning in every student.”
Jane Grant-Abban never dreamed she’d be an artist. Growing up in England before moving to Wales, she always showed a distinct interest in the arts, but her career took her elsewhere: After graduating with degrees in business and education, she became an elementary teacher.
We often hear of musicians being discovered overnight—that rapid rise to fame that is awe-inspiring and contagious for new music lovers.
Curtis Dale has been photographing the world around him for most of his life. “I became interested in photography when I was 8 or 9, when [my family created] a darkroom in my house.