Through strategic collaboration, Twin Rivers Council for the Arts enriches and strengthens our communities by celebrating, supporting and promoting regional arts and culture.
Public art is putting Greater Mankato on the map as a hotbed for artists, and Twin Rivers is leading the way to make public art one of the fastest growing art forms in our community.
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Twin Rivers is committed to providing access to resources and opportunities for artists, sharing current local and regional listings.
Artists are at the core of our mission. Twin Rivers is committed to providing professional development and networking opportunities for individual artists and arts groups.
The work of Twin Rivers is fueled by the support of new interns and volunteers. Gain professional experience and meet other arts enthusiasts by joining our community.
Our members believe, like we do, that arts and culture play a big role in shaping our vibrant community. Learn more about membership benefits.
Watch and read how Twin Rivers Council for the Arts is making an impact on the arts community in Greater Mankato.
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This Week's Events
Mon, oct 17
- CityArt Sculpture Walk at 12 Civic Center Plaza
Tue, Oct 18
- MSU Music Event University Orchestr at halling Recital Hall, 730:pm- 9pm
Wed, Oct 19
- Insurance for Artists at Emy Frentz Arts Guild, 12pm-1pm
Thu, oct 20
- Street Photography at Emy Frentz Arts Guild, 5pm-8pm
- Good Thunder Reading Series at Emy Frentz Arts Guild, 10am-11am
Fri, oct 21
- Hillstrom Museum of Art exhibition at Gustavus Adolphus College
The Porchlights were founded at the bend of the Minnesota River near Mankato. They play alternative folk music. They are in favor of river forging, moonlit walks about town, intricate discussion, fine ales and wines, the occasional tumbler o’ whiskey, spermaceti candles, free range poultry, well-trained dogs, tall boots, short lectures, higher learnin’, lower ebbing, the Renaissance, and Abraham Lincoln. Their founding members are Nate LeBoutillier, Jason Miller, and Travis Friedrichs.