Seward Arts & Culture

All things arts & culture, and home of Seward Winter Frolic : Art in the 'hood
  • Kat Lange

    kat lange’s deep, rich hues imbue her paintings with the play of light on color and shadow. _____________________

  • Kim Gordon

    Kim Gordon is a local painter, illustrator and teacher. Her greeting cards tell simple stories about elemental aspects of life: finding joy in transitory beauty, peace in nature, the pleasures of relationships.

  • Lea-Way Designs

    Lea-Way Designs, LLC create colorful, culturally-inspired tiles for home decor and personal decor. Tiles as functional art, Two-Way Tile Trays™, and tile jewelry are available for personal expression and your gift-giving needs.

  • Dan Leisen Photography

    Dan Leisen’s award winning landscape photography captures Minnesota scenes from the boundary waters, north shore of Superior and local parks. His work has been in several of the art fairs in the Twin Cities area including the Stone Arch, Powderhorn, St. Anthony Park, Wayzata and the Edina “Fall into the Arts.”    

Frolic Artists Now Featured in our Slider!

We will be featuring 2014 Frolic artists in the slider above.

Artists! Time to Register for the 2014 Winter Frolic.

Deadline to get in the Seward Winter Frolic program is Nov 3, 2014.
Go here for more information.


McKnight approves $26.9 million in 3rd quarter 2014 grantmaking

Congratulations to our Seward gems, the Playwrights’ Center and Studio 206 in the Ivy building, for being two of the 14 arts organizations awarded by the McKnight Foundation this third quarter! Each organization will be funded for two years.

“The Playwrights’ Center received $160,000 for its ongoing mission to foster new play development and career advancement for playwrights; Studio 206 received $100,000 for general operating support and for The Gymnasium project, a consortium of creative risk-takers aiming to incubate ideas and connections across disciplines and fields.”

Read the entire notice on the McKnight Foundation’s website here.


Dan Leisen at Centennial Lakes Park Sept. 6 & 7

Dan Leisen at Fall into the Arts at Centennial Lakes Park, 7499 France Ave. S. on Sept. 6 & 7. Booth #211 on the south side of the Hughes Pavilion.  Read More


IGNITION. The inaugural 360* Fashion Show.

Bedlam Theatre‘s Lowertown venue is hosting IGNITION, the inaugural 360* Fashion Show for Center for Moving Cultures on Sunday, September 7th at 7pm.

The event will be showcasing radical fashions exalting real bodies in 360* range of motion.


Center for Moving Cultures (CMC) is a new organization created by longtime Bedlam and BareBones associated artist, Lelis Brito. CMC is “dedicated to exploring and deepening the understanding of body, and through the body building social justice within and without the body.”

Included as a model in the event from Seward is ArtiCulture staffer, Deb Ervin.

More information on the website, and Facebook event.

Tickets can be purchased at the $20 suggested donation price online at: