ORANGE CITY, IA – Orange City Arts has been awarded a $3,500 grant by the Staples Foundation, the private charitable arm of Staples, Inc., through a program called 2 Million & Change. The program allows Staples associates to direct more than $2 million in donations worldwide each year. Olga Alvarado, Orange City Arts board member […]
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THE CAST John de Wolf, Bass Player – Bunraku Puppeteer – Stage Manager – Producer John has been a part of holding down the Artrageous troupe since the very beginning, both in the rhythm section & in business. John is one of the three founding members of the Artrageous troupe & both performs & […]
El Liberal: Herencia de Timbiquí, la alegría cantada para los niños del pacífico “Preservar la cultura y los ritmos tradicionales, fomentar la convivencia y generar nuevas oportunidades a través de la música; son los objetivos de los talleres y proyectos culturales que hace esta agrupación en el pacífico sur colombiano…Un niño de 12 años…muestra sus […]
ORANGE CITY, IOWA—Arts on Central, a celebration of the visual and performing arts, will return to downtown Orange City Wednesday, Aug. 24. Now in its second year, the free interactive arts fair concludes the weekly summer series Onstage Orange City, sponsored by Orange City Arts. Streets will be blocked off starting at 4:3pm, and local […]
ORANGE CITY — It was a hands-on project last summer at Arts on Central in Orange City. Emilee Berry, a recent Northwestern College art graduate, provided kids with canvases, plus tools. They painted with combs, plastic forks, fingers, sponges — “everything but paintbrushes,” she said. “I encouraged them to explore.” Then, after the event last […]
To inquire about participating as a visual artist, performing artist or live mannequin in Arts on Central August 24, 2016, email ocArts@orangecityiowa.com. Where were you on August 26, 2015? I was in Orange City, Iowa attending Arts on Central. Not sure what to expect, I hoped it would be a fun Wednesday night downtown. What did […]
ORANGE CITY – Three area artists recently won awards at the juried exhibit, Artists’ Showcase: Orange City Arts’ Regional Exhibition. Awards were announced at the closing reception April 30 at Northwestern College in Orange City. Timothy J. Arand-McIlrath of Okoboji won Best of Show, with his work of crocheted yarn and printed fabric, entitled Breezy. […]
ORANGE CITY — It’s another fantastic line-up. Onstage Orange City 2016 features 13 performances from June through August, plus four shows during Tulip Festival May 18-21. It’s a varied line-up of musicians and entertainers from Iowa and across the country. Take a look at a few of the shows. Details on each show HERE. The […]
Act. Write. Paint. Create. Register for Orange City Arts summer classes. Find your class HERE. ORANGE CITY — Grab a friend and try your hand at painting. Create delectable international cuisine, or learn an easy way to bake bread. Join a children’s summer choir. Bring your young one for a parent-child paint date. Do a theatre workshop […]
The Orange City Arts Council is among organizations in 13 communities who were awarded grants from the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs — totaling more than $160,000. Twenty-nine artists and organizations were awarded grants to sustain “culturally vibrant” communities in the state, according to Mary Cownie, director of the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs. Orange […]
The mission of Orange City Arts is to enrich our community by showcasing artists, facilitating arts education and supporting local creative talent.