Exclusive Patron's Dinner by Amy Thielen, local cookbook author, tv cook, and James Beard Award winning author of the culinary memoir "Give a Girl a Knife.” Amy and her husband Aaron Spangler (visual artist and founding member of the Nemeth Art Center board) will open up their newly built Hazelbrush Test Kitchen at their home near Park Rapids to 20 guests for the dinner party of the season. Expect five courses of delicate, decadent, delicious French dishes--fresh shellfish, market vegetables, local pastured pork, French cheeses, and warm pastries issued from Amy’s Italian wood-burning oven—and include a full wine pairing engineered by our favorite local wine guide, Denese Jokela. Joining Amy will be some of the area's best chefs including Erin (Andrus) Haefele of The Green Scene in Walker; Megan Handke, executive chef of Wonewok Conference Center, and Denese of Necce's Italian Ristorante. Dress code: full glam or full glamp, your choice. Tickets are limited and going fast. This tax-deductible donation comes with two free memberships to the Nemeth Art Center. $250.00.
The Nemeth Art Center of Park Rapids, Minnesota is seeking a new Executive Director.
The Nemeth Art Center (NAC) Board warmly welcomes all members and any public to the NAC's Annual Member Board Meeting, to be held Thursday October 18th at 5:30pm, in the Community Education Board Room located at 301 Huntsinger Ave. in the Frank White building next to the Park Rapids High School. Enter door E16.
This year we will be voting in new by-laws and would love your feedback. Below you will find a link to a pdf file of both the Old By-Laws and the New By-Laws. All feedback, questions and or concerns you have before the meeting can be emailed to board member Laura Grisamore at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you all so much for your continued support and helping make the 2018 Season so awesome!
In 2018, the NAC will initiate the "2nd Sat Hap" - an evening of live music, poetry, film and performance held at the art center the 2nd Saturday of every month - May through September.
Will YOU come out and play?!
The Nemeth Art Center hosted a fundraising dinner titled; "Brother Can you Spare a Dime" November, 18th 2017 at Spike's Speakeasy. Local chefs Amy Thielen (author, Give a Girl and Knife) and Megan Handke (executive chef, Wonewok) made a feast of Moroccan food--savory stuffed pastries, Parisian Couscous Royale, and rosewater-scented beignets, among other things.
Esther Simon's heaviest jar of change donated to the art center won an original piece of art by acclaimed photographer Wayne Gudmundson.
Thank you to all of the flappers, paupers, bootleggers and dandies that attended and to everyone who made this successful event possible!
Click: here for the Nemeth Art Center's upcoming schedule.
Nearly 80 individuals came together at Necce's Ristorante in Park Rapids to enjoy a life changing meal by celebrity chef Amy Thielen and to support the artistic programming at the Nemeth Art Center. A massive thank you to all that participated in making this fundraiser an astounding success! Here are some images from the evening captured by Dawn Rossbach and Lowell Wolff: