Entries by Orange City Arts Council

Onstage Orange City: another fantastic line-up

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 […]

REGISTER for a class.

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 […]

Orange City Arts awarded grant

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 United States of Arts…

In collaboration with the Iowa Arts Council, the National Endowment for the Arts looks at the arts and culture of Iowa. The project is called The United States of Arts. Orange City Arts happenings are included briefly in the NEA video below…  beginning at minute 1:19. Featured are three short clips taken in Orange City: Moon […]

CALL FOR ART: Artist’s Showcase: OC Arts’ Regional Exhibiton

Artist’s Showcase: Orange City Arts’ Regional Exhibition A CALL FOR ENTRIES Northwestern College DeWitt Theatre Arts Center Orange City, IA Exhibit: April 22-30, 2016 Submission Deadline: March 18, 2016 THE EXHIBITION The fifth Artists’ Showcase: Orange City Arts’ Regional Exhibition offers an opportunity for artists to exhibit their work April 22-30, 2016 at the Northwestern […]

The series ’15-’16

MIPSO is coming! (#1 on Billboard bluegrass charts, #20 on Billboard folk charts!) For details on each show, click HERE.   To see the shows — minus our first show — click HERE.  For details, click HERE.

A tribute to Joyce

I have known Joyce for many years, because I love the arts. As a young married couple, Doug and I appreciated how Joyce and the Orange City Arts Council brought so many wonderful musicians, actors, visual artists, storytellers and others to town… and provided opportunities for local artists to do their art. As a mom with […]

Grant for “The Nutcracker”!

The Orange City Arts Council has been selected to receive funding from Arts Midwest Touring Fund! The grant will assist in bringing Ballet Quad Cities and The Nutcracker to Sioux County. Two performances of The Nutcracker, at the Unity Christian Knight Center in Orange City, will feature Ballet Quad Cities and 45 local young dancers. The […]