Orange City Arts recently announced its new executive director, Lindsay Bauer. Bauer graduated from Northwestern College in ’08 with a bachelor’s in theatre. She is one of the early organizers of the local theater troupe, The SchoolHouse Company, and served as its director of education. She then worked in Chicago as the after-school programs coordinator […]
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ORANGE CITY— Three nationally-recognized ensembles — Cantus, Kevin Kling and Mermaid Theatre — will perform in Orange City in February and March. The Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs and Iowa Arts Council recently announced a grant award to the Orange City Arts Council to support the project. Orange City Arts is adding several local activities […]
A CALL FOR ENTRIES Northwestern College DeWitt Theatre Arts Center Orange City, IA Exhibit: March 31-April 8, 2017 Submission Deadline: February 24, 2017 Enter up to 3 original submissions, 2D or 3D. Open to H.S. & up from IA or 350-mile radius of Orange City. No entry fee. Work must be no older than 3 […]
Meet the Artist is a series of interviews with the Iowa Arts Council Artist Fellows. Yun Shin of Orange City is a Korean artist who believes that the process of making is a way of reconstructing relationships and remembering home. Relying on family treasures for inspiration, she reinterprets them by engaging in the intense process […]
by Chris White All teenagers struggle to find their place. As a teacher, again and again, I see one question lingering on students’ faces: Where do I belong? But for kids who have immigrated to northwest Iowa from Mexico and Guatemala to flee widespread poverty and violence (some with their families, some without), those questions […]
Jen and I were surprised the other day — 13 tickets ordered for the Herencia concert — from a school principal. Central Lyon Elementary honored the 11 fifth grade students who auditioned for Opus Honor choir—by treating them to a concert. The show? A big name band from Colombia — Herencia de Timbiquí— performing in […]
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ORANGE CITY — The singing and dancing troupe, ArtRageous, painted 10 huge paintings while performing at Northwestern College in Orange City October 27. Donate to Orange City Arts $50 or more between July 1 and December 31, and receive a chance to win one of those works of art. Donate here! Paintings are 6’ x […]
Give a unique gift this holiday season! Gift certificates are available for Orange City Arts’ winter and spring classes and performances… and we’ve got a great line-up! Learn to watercolor. Try your hand at magic tricks. Make wine. Laugh & cry with Kevin Kling. And much more…. For a gift certificate, contact Jennifer or Janine […]
The Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs launched a new campaign in December, aimed at convincing Iowans to polish up their hidden gems and shamefully share their best and brightest. “We’ve had so many conversations with Iowans across the state, and it’s clear that towns across the map have too many of their own best-kept secrets,” […]
The mission of Orange City Arts is to enrich our community by showcasing artists, facilitating arts education and supporting local creative talent.