Art Matters

Arne Everson
Guest Columnist

Art Gallery: Stop in to view our current show, “Fiber and Glass.” Fiber artist Becky Utecht and glass artist, Tony Mischaud-Scorza, present an unusual show of stunningly beautiful art. Come in and enjoy. Bring your checkbook and buy a special Christmas present. This show continues through Nov. 21. Gallery hours are Tuesday and Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. and Thursday from noon to 6 p.m.

Opening Nov. 29 and continuing through Dec. 21, a special local artists “Holiday Sale” show opens at CCFA, 144 Second Ave. SE, Cambridge. Presented by CCFA members and friends, this show will feature many of the area’s best artists. Again for your holiday shopping, all works in this show will be priced for sale

Annual Meeting: CCFA will hold its annual meeting Nov. 14 at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held at the CCFA City Center Mall location, Suite 178. The meeting will include election of board members, and a yearly summary of CCFA activities, as well as some musical entertainment from Play Inc members. Come and view some of the spectacular Elof Wedin art works on display and hear an interesting presentation of the life and work of Elof Wedin. CCFA members are encouraged to attend. Interested new members will be registered at the meeting also.

Volunteers: CCFA welcomes all interested volunteers.  We especially have opportunities to help staff the Art Center Gallery during open hours. A special Volunteer Welcome and Training meeting is scheduled for Nov. 9 at 3 p.m.

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, Nordic Connection events, as well as visual arts exhibits. More information available by calling 763-691-9679 and like us on Facebook.