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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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 SchoolHouse Company show, RADIO GALS, featured at Onstage Orange City August 10, has been moved to Unity Christian Knight Center. More info about the show here.
The mission of Orange City Arts is to enrich our community by showcasing artists, facilitating arts education and supporting local creative talent.