This program gives readers an opportunity to chat with an author and ask questions about the writing process and the writer’s work. This month, Mary Logue will be in the studio. Logue is a Jane of all trades, having written mysteries, memoirs and poetry (she’s also an expert rug-maker). 952.903.5780. Read more about The Author’s Studio: Mary Logue
Arts & Performance
Join this six-week session on using recycled materials to make art. Literally turn trash into treasure, and find ways to re-use leather, plastic, magazines and cardboard to make gifts and accessories. Every class involves a different perspective in “thinking green.” This class will be led by Tracy Hudson on re-using fabrics and materials. Find yourself staring into your recycling bin and envisioning the next great work! Ages 8–12. 4:15–5:45 p.m. 952.903.5780. Read more about Green Art Keeps You Growing!
Edina’s warming houses will host some cozy and crafty events for kids ages 6-10. The projects will be available to complete on Fridays and Sundays in the neighborhood warming house locations. Make the craft and stay for more outdoor fun. Online registration is required; minimum of two guests, maximum of 10. $12 nonmembers, $11 members. 4:30–5:30 p.m., February 7 and 21. 2–3 p.m., February 2 and 16. Locations vary. 952.903.5780. Read more about Rink Rats Art Club
The student/faculty exhibition will debut this year at the Edina Art Center for a monthlong showcase. Check out local artists’ work and see the talent that the local community has to offer. Free. Opening reception, 6 p.m., January 9. 9 a.m.−8 p.m., Monday−Thursday. 9 a.m.−3:30 p.m., Friday. 9 a.m.−1 p.m., Saturday. 952.903.5780. Read more about Edina Art Student/Faculty Exhibition