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Phipps Calendar for Jan 7-15

For more information, contact The Phipps Center for the Arts at (715) 386-2305, (715) 386-8409 (box office) or

Private violin lessons

Private violin lessons for students ages 7-adult are offered throughout the year by Sarah Bertsch, (715) 381-5735.

Private voice lessons

Elizabeth Hawksford Schaefer offers private voice lessons for ages 12-adult. Adults and homeschooled teenagers are especially welcome to call for available daytime openings. For more information, call The Phipps center at (715) 386-2305, ext. 101.

Ballroom dance party

Ballroom dance parties will be offered on Saturdays, Jan. 16 and Feb. 20, from 7 to 10 p.m. in the dance studio. Dancers of all experience levels are welcome. Refreshments will be provided. Admission is $12 per person.

Yoga classes

Vinyasa Flow yoga classes continue on Thursdays from 6:30-8 p.m. Beginning yoga will be offered on Tuesdays and Gentle Level 1 will be offered Fridays from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Classes are ongoing and may be taken at any time. Punch-cards may be purchased for $120 per 10 classes and are good for four months. Punch-cards are good for any of the three classes offered each week. Students only pay for the classes they attend. Students should wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat.

Tai chi classes

Tai chi classes continue on Thursdays from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Classes are ongoing and may be taken at any time. Punch-cards may be purchased for $96 per eight classes and are good for four months. Students only pay for the classes they attend.

Photography club

The Western Wisconsin Photographic Club meets regularly at The Phipps. Photographers of all levels of ability and experience are invited to these meetings. For more information, contact Margaret Strehlo, (715) 386-5048.

Healing Arts at Hudson Hospital

The work of Martin Corbett, Toni Easterson, Lindsy Halleckson, Margaret Holmes, Peter Landherr, Douglas K. Limon, Michael McGraw, David Mngodo, Jodi Reeb-Myers, Elisabeth Paper, Odessa, Victoria Demos Stevens, Hazel Stoeckeler, Michon Weeks and Terry Zenk is currently on display.

The Galleries

A series of exhibitions featuring work by area artists Barbara Riegel Bend (New Richmond), Ron Germundson (St. Paul), Robert James Kelly (Eden Prairie), Christopher Copeland (Stillwater), and Joseph Haid (Hudson) is on view through Jan. 17 in The Galleries.

Also on view in the Atrium Gallery through Jan. 3 is "Working Systems: What are Sustainable Artmaking Practices?" an exhibition by artists who participated in a series of seminars organized by The Phipps on the role of art and sustainability. Participating artists are Gloria Adrian (Cushing), Barbara Riegel Bend (New Richmond), Sheila Bergman (Prairie Farm), Mary Bergs (Minneapolis), Karla Faith (New Richmond), Patty Kuebker Johnson (Roberts), Amy Klein (St. Croix Falls), Bernard Marks (Somerset) and Teri Power (Amery).

Galleries hours are Monday-Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Sunday noon to 4:30 p.m., as well as one hour before and through intermission of all performances in The Phipps theaters.

The Gift Gallery

The Gift Gallery offers unique fine art and traditional crafts by noted area artists.