Art Matters in the community

Arne Everson
Guest Columnist

The Cambridge Center for the Arts , serving Cambridge, Isanti County and beyond, endeavors to make the arts available to all people.

CCFA offers a variety of art classes and music lessons, photography club, writers group, concerts, bus trips to arts and theater events. The Center is host to Play Inc. Community Theater, the East Central Children’s Chorus, and Nordic Connection events, as well as visual arts exhibits.

Now showing at the Cambridge Center for the Arts:  “Uncommon Things,” the photography of Dee Ann Sibley. This is a unique visual experience as we view ordinary people and places turned into extraordinary scenes through the eye and lens of a creative photographer. There is no admission fee for this show which continues through Oct. 11.

Stop in and see us during the Cambridge Downtown Customer Appreciation event from 4-8 p.m., Friday, Sept. 13.

Play Inc. presents its fall play, “Leaving Iowa.”  The dates are Oct. 10-12. Tickets are on sale at the Play Inc. website,

Also opening in October, “Fiber and Glass,” featuring the work of Becky Utecht and Tony Scorza. This beautiful display and sale will run Oct. 25 through Nov. 21.

Check our website,, for information about our writers group, the open art studio, and CLICK, our photo club. The Center is located at 144 E. Second Ave., Cambridge, and can be reached at 763-691-9679.

Hours are Tuesday and Saturday from noon to 4 p.m., and Thursday, noon to 8 p.m.