Public Programs

St.
                      Paul Civic Symphony

MAY

Summer Arts Discovery

JUNE

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MAYkids= Kids Friendly

128Rose
                    Ensemble

May 7 - Sunday
Rose Ensemble (3pm)
Musser Cortile; 3 pm; Free

The Rose Ensemble’s engaging stage presence, diverse singing styles, and impressive array of folk and classical instruments provide concert goers with a bountiful harvest of over 300 years of American harmony. For more information call 651-292-3063.

 

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May 9 - Tuesday kids
Ballet Tuesday
Musser Cortile; 12 pm; Free

Saint Paul Ballet showcases some of their ballet works for the new season. Bring your young dancer in to see one of the best ballet programs in the Twin Cities. Bring your lunch or buy something at Anita's Café while you observe the training and some of the repertoire the company has to offer. For more information go to Saint Paul Ballet.

Ancia Music

May 11 - Thursday kids
ACF Showcase Open Rehearsal
Courtroom 326; 9:30 am – 3 pm.; Free

The American Composers Forum will host several composers in residence, who in turn will be working with ANCIA during open rehearsals.  This live activity is open and free to the public.  For more information visit the website: composersforum.org/program/2017-acf-showcase.

SPCPA students

May 12 - Friday kids
SPCPA Spring Recital

Courtroom 317; 6 – 9 pm; Free

Students from the Saint Paul Conservatory for Performing Artists will perform their final recital for the year.  Come hear new songs from beautiful voices.  For more information call 651-290-2225.

St.
                    Paul Civic Symphony

May 14 - Sunday kids
Saint Paul Civic Symphony Mother's Day Concert (1pm)
Musser Cortile; 1 pm; Free

The Saint Paul Civic Symphony always sells out their Mother’s Day concert as the music chosen for this event is always popular.  Bring your family for a beautiful and heartfelt concert.  For more information call 651-292-3063.

 

Music
                    Workshop

May 17 - Wednesday
Workshop Wednesday : Music Booking, Tips and Tools for Success
Courtroom 326; 6:30 pm; Free

Our Workshop Wednesday series continues with a discussion featuring artists and music industry professionals sharing their thoughts and advice on music booking for the independent musician. This conversation will explore various tips and tools on contacting venues, preparing for gigs, and pulling off that successful show! The workshop for musicians is cosponsored by MN Music Coalition and the American Composers Forum. For more information call 1-651-347-1662. 

Betty Hammel

May 18 - Thursday
Landmark Literati: Betty Hammel
Courtroom 326; 12 -1 pm; Free

Wild About Architecture, created by architectural expert Bette Hammel, is a fascinating retrospective of her work in local and national magazines. She relates personal tales of her adventures interviewing Minnesota architects and several "starchitects," such as Frank Gehry, Cesar Pelli, and Bill Pedersen. Now in her 90s, Hammel is the author of four books, including Legendary Homes of Lake Minnetonka. In this illustrated memoir, she recounts travels to European landmarks, plus a rollicking story of six Minnesota gals sailing the Adriatic to Dubrovnik. For more information call 651-292-1239.


Woodturner

 

May 21- Sunday kids
Woodturners Demo
Gallery of Wood Art; 12-3 pm; Free

American Association of Woodturners will give a special wood turning demonstration for free to all who attend. This monthly event takes place in the Gallery of Wood Art on second floor of Landmark Center. For more information call 651-484-9094.

dancer

May 23 - Tuesday
Makers and Shakers opening exhibit
North Gallery; 5:30 pm; Free

Portraits of Thirteen Artists and Cultural Leaders of Lowertown, Saint Paul by Caroline Mecklin.  Caroline accepted the challenge of doing a different kind of oil portrait than what she was used to and received a Legacy Grant to make that happen.  The results of this effort will be shown in this gallery through June 11, 2017.

Memorial Day Banner

May 29 - Monday

Building Closed for Memorial Day

 

children's
                    festival

 

May 30, 31- Tuesday, Wednesdaykids
Flint Hills International Children’s Festival
F.K. Weyerhaeuser Auditorium; Tuesday 10:30 am; Wednesday 9:15 am and 12:30 pm; $3.50

Back by popular demand, Flying Foot Forum will premiere their new work The Mystery of Pig’s Eye Manor. Audience members embark on a percussive dance, music, and theater adventure as they follow three sleuths through the corridors, hallways, staircases, and rooms of the lower level of the Landmark Center to help solve the mystery.


JUNEkids= Kids Friendly
children's
                    festival

June 1 - Thursday kids
The Mystery of Pig’s Eye Manor
F. K. Weyerhaeuser Auditorium; 9:15 am and 12:30 pm; $3.50

Audience members embark on a percussive dance, music, and theater adventure as they follow three sleuths through the corridors, hallways, staircases, and rooms of the lower level of the Landmark Center to help solve the mystery. Along the way they will collect clues as they encounter performance pieces, a vampire, other characters and clues used to tell a story and solve a mystery.  Tickets and information can be gotten at https://ordway.org/festival/

children's
                    festival

 

June 2 - Friday kids
The Mystery of Pig’s Eye Manor
F. K. Weyerhaeuser Auditorium; SOLD OUT

Audience members embark on a percussive dance, music, and theater adventure as they follow three sleuths through the corridors, hallways, staircases, and rooms of the lower level of the Landmark Center to help solve the mystery. Along the way they will collect clues as they encounter performance pieces, a vampire, other characters and clues used to tell a story and solve a mystery.  Tickets and information can be gotten at https://ordway.org/festival/

children's
                    festival

June 3 - Saturday kids
The Mystery of Pig’s Eye Manor
F. K. Weyerhaeuser Auditorium; 10:30 am and 2:30 pm; $3.50

Audience members embark on a percussive dance, music, and theater adventure as they follow three sleuths through the corridors, hallways, staircases, and rooms of the lower level of the Landmark Center to help solve the mystery. Along the way they will collect clues as they encounter performance pieces, a vampire, other characters and clues used to tell a story and solve a mystery.  Tickets and information can be gotten at https://ordway.org/festival/

 

children's
                    festival

June 4 - Sunday kids
The Mystery of Pig’s Eye Manor
F. K. Weyerhaeuser Auditorium; 10:30 am and 12:30 pm; $3.50

Audience members embark on a percussive dance, music, and theater adventure as they follow three sleuths through the corridors, hallways, staircases, and rooms of the lower level of the Landmark Center to help solve the mystery. Along the way they will collect clues as they encounter performance pieces, a vampire, other characters and clues used to tell a story and solve a mystery.  Tickets and information can be gotten at https://ordway.org/festival/

 

Rice Park

June 6 - Tuesday kids
 Rice Park Progressive Party
Musser Cortile and Neighbors; 4:30 - 6:30 pm; Free

Enjoy a summertime stroll around Rice Park, and get to know the neighborhood during a progressive party in support of the Rice Park Revitalization project.  Light appetizers, desserts and cash bars will be featured at each location around the park.  Music will be provided by the Twin Cities Mobile Jazz Project.  Admission is free, but an RSVP is appreciated by calling 651-300-6598.

Lex Ham Theatre banner

June 8 - Thursday
 Lex-Ham Community Theater: Our Rotten Town  
Courtroom 317; 8 pm; Pay what you want

A town very much like Thornton Wilder's Grover's Corners is populated by characters from Shakespearean tragedy, all dressing and speaking in 20th century style. They love, they lose, they inevitably die -- and they have a chance to confront each other in the afterlife.  For more information, see www.SteppinOutWithLexHam.org.

Lex Ham Theatre banner

June 9 - Friday
 Lex-Ham Community Theater: Our Rotten Town  
Courtroom 317; 8 pm; $15

A town very much like Thornton Wilder's Grover's Corners is populated by characters from Shakespearean tragedy, all dressing and speaking in 20th century style. They love, they lose, they inevitably die -- and they have a chance to confront each other in the afterlife.  For more information, see www.SteppinOutWithLexHam.org.

Lex Ham Theatre banner

June 10 - Saturday
 Lex-Ham Community Theater: Our Rotten Town  
Courtroom 317; 6:30 pm; $75 - fund raiser and performance

A town very much like Thornton Wilder's Grover's Corners is populated by characters from Shakespearean tragedy, all dressing and speaking in 20th century style. They love, they lose, they inevitably die -- and they have a chance to confront each other in the afterlife.  For more information, see www.SteppinOutWithLexHam.org

Crossword Puzzle

June 11 - Sunday
Crossword Puzzle Competition
Musser Cortile; 12 – 5 pm.; Free

This annual competition is put on by Friends of the St. Paul Library.  For viewers the event is free and those who wish to compete, please contact the Friends of the Library for more details.

 

 

Walking Tours

 

June 14- Wednesday
Saint Paul Walking Tour: Rice Park
Visitor Information Center; 10 am; Free

Explore what Saint Paul has to offer in unique and historical perspective on Minnesota’s capital city.  This tour will take you to the buildings that surround the beautiful Rice Park.  Reservations can be made by going to this page. Then scroll down to the tour of your choice.


Summer Arts Discovery

June 15 - Thursday kids
Summer Arts Discovery
North Gallery and throughout the building; 5:30 pm; Free

Numerous artists will be selected from a jury to exhibit their work in the building.  The art work and local artists will be show cased along with art work that already exists in Landmark Center.  For more information call 651-292-1239.

Walking Tours

 

June 21 - Wednesday
Saint Paul Walking Tour: Heart of the City
North Lobby; 10 am; Free (res. Req.)

Explore what Saint Paul has to offer in unique and historical perspective on Minnesota’s capital city.  This tour will take you to significant buildings along St. Peter Street, starting with Candy Land.  Reservations can be made by going to this page. Then scroll down to the tour of your choice.

Walking Tours

 

Mary Sue Englund

June 28 - Wednesday
Saint Paul Walking Tour: Great River
Upper Landing Park; 10 am; Free (Res. Req.)

Explore what Saint Paul has to offer in unique and historical perspective on Minnesota’s capital city.  This tour will take you along the Mississippi River and explores the historical relationship between the city and the river.  Reservations can be made by going to this page. Then scroll down to the tour of your choice.

Music in the Cafe: Mary Sue Englund
Musser Cortile; 12 pm; Free

Mary Sue Englund is a Nashville songwriter, artist, author and graphic designer who is passionate about her music and art.  She recently moved back to Minnesota and is also a passionate advocate for women and their plight against the devastation of breast cancer. She’ll be performing some of her  new works during our first of the series titled Music in the Café.  The program is free and open to the public.  For more information go to Music in the Café web page, or call 651-292-1239.