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. Two […]

Missouri Saxophone Quartet concert cancelled

The Mineral Area Council on the Arts (MACOA) regrets to announce that the concert scheduled for Friday, April 12 featuring Missouri Saxophone Quartet at Central High School has been cancelled due to illness. MACOA season ticket holders are being contacted via mail with information regarding ticket trade options.  “We apologize for any disappointment or inconvenience […]

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 make the […]

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 […]

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 competition. […]

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. […]

Announcing our 2018-2019 Performance Series!

We’re pleased to announce our 2018-2019 Performance Series! Season tickets for our 2018-2019 series can be purchased at: Eventbrite.com! Mark your calendar now with this list of exciting performances we’ll be bringing to our area: Friday, September 14, 7 pm TIBETAN CULTURAL PAGEANT Sacred Tibetan Dance and Chants Mineral Area College Fine Arts Theater, Park […]