Arts

The Art of Creativity

Ready to get out of the house and try something new this spring? The Art Center in Edina offers a plethora of opportunities for children, teens and adults of all abilities to tap into their creative side and explore new mediums—at both the Art Center and Edina Senior Center.

FloralPop on the Galleria entrance

Art contributes to our lives in many ways: It educates, commemorates people and places, creatively inspires or challenges—and sometimes it just makes us feel good. That was the intention of the FloralPop initiative, the vibrant art on the exterior of the Galleria this past summer.

Anna Hagen and her sister Nikki Hollerich

Anna Hagen and her sister Nikki Hollerich have always been crafty. With a creative streak like theirs, it’s no wonder that when the sisters encountered a band saw for the first time, they became enthralled.

Long Way Home

We regularly feature photo submissions from our Images of Edina photo contest in the pages of Edina Magazine and online.

Katherine Nash, Heritage of Edina, 1968

The conglomeration of metal shapes on the north lawn of the Edina Library on Grandview Avenue is more than a decorative copper sculpture—it’s the history of Edina.

Dan Raphael, Prairie

“The essential joy of being with horses is that it brings us in contact with the rare elements of grace, beauty, spirit and freedom.”  - Sharon Ralls Lemon

About to Take Flight - Lisa Asp

We regularly feature photo submissions from our Images of Edina photo contest in the pages of Edina Magazine and online.

The arts are making a comeback this year at the Edina Art Center after being closed last year due to COVID-19 restrictions. The pandemic posed many challenges for community members who enjoyed viewing exhibitions and taking art courses at the center.

Colee Recke, Pieces and Pair

Hollie Blanchard says, “This mixed media painting had me thinking back to family excursions to the North Shore where endless hours were spent searching for coveted agates along Lake Superior. Road maps, playing the alphabet game and breathtaking autumn leaves bookmarke

The Postscript Murders

Readers of Elly Griffiths’ The Stranger Diaries will be thrilled to learn that she has written another standalone mystery, The Postscript Murders. When 90-year-old Peggy Smith is found dead in her Shoreham-by-Sea apartment, no one suspects foul play.

Kindergarten Besties

We regularly feature photo submissions from our Images of Edina photo contest in the pages of Edina Magazine and online. This month, we asked Leah Steidl to tell us about her 2020 award-winning photograph titled Kindergarten Besties.

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