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Check out the Art Blooms banners!

If you’ve been through downtown Farmington lately, you’ve likely noticed some great new artwork displayed on the lightpoles! Over 500 local students submitted their best artistic interpretation of a literary character or work in the 2nd Annual Art Blooms in Farmington downtown banner contest.  40 entries were chosen to be displayed throughout the spring and […]

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K-12 Student Art Show Returns April 23

Art students from kindergarten through high school will once again take over the Mineral Area College Field House in the 17th annual Mineral Area Council on the Arts extravaganza, the K-12 Student Art Show. The Mineral Area Council on the Arts K-12 Student Art Show is free and open for the public to view on […]

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Unique improv musical coming to Farmington

There’s no telling what they’ll say or do. Broadway’s Next H!t Musical, a fast-paced, improvisational musical comedy, will be performed on Saturday, April 2, at 7 p.m. at the Centene Center. Reserved seating is $17.50, but discounted pricing is available for groups of 10 or more. Tickets may be purchased at the Farmington Civic Center […]

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Congratulations to these winning artists!

We received an overwhelming number of entries (500+!) for this year’s Art Blooms banner contest, sponsored by the Mineral Area Council on the Arts and the city of Farmington. The committee, made up of representatives of the Farmington Public Library and the Arts Council had a tough time deciding which artwork would make the cut. […]

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Banner contest returns!

Did you get a chance to enjoy the artwork of great K-12 student artists last summer in downtown Farmington? (No? Want to see them again? Check out our Facebook album here) It was a great way to add some beauty to the downtown area and gave some young artists the opportunity to have their talent […]

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A legend lives on

Big Band leader Glenn Miller once said: “A band ought to have a sound all of its own. It ought to have a personality.”   The Centene Center stage will be loaded with personality when The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra performs in concert on Thursday, Feb. 11, at 7 p.m. Reserved seating is $17.50, […]

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Zydeco to cure your winter blues

With Mardi Gras coming a little earlier this year – Feb. 9 –we have an event that will get you in the spirit! We’ll host a Zydeco Dancehall Concert on Friday, Jan. 22 at Alexander’s Ballroom at the Factory in Farmington. Individual tickets are $10, available now at Eventbrite.com or at the door. The evening begins with […]

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Give a gift of the Arts!

It’s a present that’s maintenance-free, just the right size and doesn’t take up much space in a drawer or on a shelf. In time for gift-giving, Mineral Area Council on the Arts is offering lovers of the arts a 3-Pack ticket deal this holiday season that gives the ticket-bearer entry to three not-to-be missed performances in […]