2018 Mineral Area K-12 Student Art Show Winners

This spring, Mineral Area Council on the Arts awarded dozens of students from surrounding school districts for their skill and creativity in various media of artwork. The art show and competition, sponsored by MACOA, was held May 5 in the Robert E. Sechrest Sr. Field House on the Mineral Area College Park Hills campus. Two […]

Art Blooms in Farmington Slideshow

Here’s a look at the banners on display in Farmington! Congratulations to the 60 winning artists (see our previous post for a full list). We hope you enjoy the slideshow, but for the real excitement, make sure you get downtown to see the work! It will be on display through the fall of this year. […]

Art Blooms in Farmington Banner Winners 2018!

We received an overwhelming number of entries (over 1100!) 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 […]

Zydeco Dancehall Concert

Join us for an evening of Creole fun! Dance the night away or sit back and relax as we present a Zydeco Dancehall Concert featuring the Boudin Brothers with dance lessons by Dancin’ Donna. It’ll be a great evening to get your toes tappin’ to the unique sound of this traditional Southern Louisiana style which […]

Charlotte’s Web

Charlotte’s Web, a play based on the book by E.B. White, will be performed at 7 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, at the Centene Center in Farmington. A Theatreworks USA production, the play is being presented locally by Mineral Area Council on the Arts and the City of Farmington. Tickets are $7 for adults, $5 […]

From Bach to Basie: A Singin’ Affair!

We’re proud to announce that world-renowned baritone Wayne Pope will be the featured performer at our next concert event, “From Bach to Basie: A Singin’ Affair,” taking place at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17, at the Centene Center, 2 Black Knight Drive in Farmington. Tickets are now available for purchase at the Centene Center box […]

Liverpool Legends: The Complete Beatles Experience

Liverpool Legends, four incredibly talented musicians and actors hand-picked by the late Beatle George Harrison’s sister, Louise Harrison, will soon be bringing back all the fun and musical excitement of 1960s Beatlemania to the Parkland. The faux Fab Four are making their way to the Centene Center stage in Farmington, courtesy of Mineral Area Council […]

Cedar Hill Bluegrass to open 2017-18 Performance Series

The first concert of the Mineral Area Council on the Arts 2017-2018 Performance Series will feature the Cedar Hill Band! Formed by its patriarch and mandolin player Frank Ray some 40 years ago, Cedar Hill is a traditional Bluegrass band made up of five accomplished musicians and singers who have stayed true to their Ozark […]