For more information, contact The Phipps Center for the Arts at (715) 386-2305, (715) 386-8409 (box office) or www.ThePhipps.org.
Private string lessons
Private violin, viola and cello lessons for students ages 7-adult are given year-round. Sarah Bertsch and Sarah Foster offer violin lessons. For more information, contact Bertsch at (715) 381-5735.
Tom Larson will offer dance parties Saturdays, March 15 and April 19, 7:30-10 p.m., in the dance studio with a lesson from 7:30 to 8:30. Dancers of all experience levels are welcome. Admission is $10 per person.
Vinyasa Flow yoga classes continue on Mondays from 9 to 10:30 a.m. and Thursdays from 6:30–8 p.m. Beginning yoga is offered Tuesdays and Fridays from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Classes are ongoing and may be taken at any time. Punch-cards may be purchased for $100 per 10 classes. Punch-cards are good for any of the five classes offered each week. Students only pay for the classes they attend. Students should wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat.
Watercolor skies workshop with Lynne Baur
Lynne Baur is offering a watercolor workshop on painting skies on Saturday, March 15, from 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. More than any other subject, watercolor students request demonstrations and help in painting the complex layers of color and soft edges in the dramatic skies that give a landscape painting atmosphere, according to the instructor. The workshop fee is $85.
Mixed media and acrylic collage workshop
A three-day mixed media and acrylic collage workshop for teens and adults will be offered Thursday-Saturday, April 3-5, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. In this class, students will use acrylic paints, gels and mediums to create several collage elements from which to work. The workshop fee is $235.
The Western Wisconsin Photographic Club meets regularly at The Phipps. For more information, call Paula Ptacek, (715) 425-9315 or Margaret Strehlo, (715) 386-5048. Photographers of all levels of ability and experience are invited to these meetings.
Healing arts at Hudson Hospital
Currently on display are the works of Jean Accola, Mary Barrett, David Brock, Robert Cooper, PaTricia Debevec Dillon, Mara Hollenbeck, Kirsten Johnson, Donna Kidd, Sue Kyllonen, Peggy Lauritsen, Elizabeth Papenfuss, Don Pulver, Dean Rehpohl, James Sullivan, Marilynn Taylor and Susan Zinschlag.
An exhibition featuring the work of five area artists — oil paintings by Mary Jo Van Dell (Stillwater), sculpture by Aaron Dysart (St. Paul), oil paintings by Gregory Fitz (St. Paul), photographs by Norbert Marklin (Minneapolis) and functional pottery by Willem Gebben (Colfax) — is on view through Saturday, March 22. Galleries hours are Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Sunday, noon-4:30 p.m., as well as one hour before and through intermission of all performances in The Phipps theaters.
The Gift Gallery, Atrium Gallery
The Gift Gallery and Atrium Gallery offer unique fine art and traditional crafts by noted area artists. Gift certificates are also available.