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Explore the Arts

This region is home to some of Minnesota’s great writers and artists. Find a folk art school in the middle of the prairie and take a class, attend a concert, play, or take part in other cultural events. You can explore the Minnesota River Valley by visiting historical sites, and reading stories. Discover the essence of our area through our history, culture, and art.

From the Meander Art Crawl to a weekend of spoon carving, to exploring a county museum, there is something exciting for everyone!

Our unique arts are one-of-a-kind
{Famous Arts Meander}

Free self-guided tour of artist studios featuring 45 local artists from the Upper Minnesota River Valley. The Meander is a great “trip on a tank full” for those seeking authentic culture, history and scenic vistas. 

Participate in the Arts

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