The Magic School Bus Comes to Town!

Another production by New York based TheaterWorks USA comes to town! When the class gets lost on the way to the planetarium, Ms. Frizzle saves the day by blasting into outer space for an epic interplanetary field trip! But when rivalries both old and new threaten to tear the students apart, our young heroes must learn...

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2019 K-12 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 4 in the Robert E. Sechrest Sr. Field House on the Mineral Area College Park Hills campus....

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Art Blooms 2019 Winners!

We received an overwhelming number of entries (over 1000!) 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...

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Pete the Cat coming in March

For Pete the Cat, life is an adventure no matter where you wind up. So the minute the groovy blue cat meets The Biddles, he gets the whole family rocking. That is, except for young Jimmy Biddle, the most organized second grader on planet Earth. But when Jimmy draws a blank in art class during the last week of school,...

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Students! Enter Art Blooms 2019

Art will once again bloom beginning in spring as we decorate the lightpole banners in downtown Farmington! The Mineral Area Council on the Arts and the City of Farmington are pleased to be partnering on the 5th Annual Art Blooms in Farmington Downtown Banner Design contest! 80 winning designs will be chosen in this year’s...

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Tibetan Monks Sacred Arts Tour

In September, the Mineral Area Council on the Arts will host a group of Tibetan Monks from the Drepung Gomang Monastery, India, who are on a year-long Sacred Arts Tour of the United States. The monks will be creating sand art during the week of Sept. 11, and will present a cultural pageant on Sept. 14. Here’s a...

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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. (Take a map when...

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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...

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