Education Briefs for Oct. 10

Conference for Young Artists Oct. 25

The Southwest MN Arts Council and Southwest West Central Service Cooperative presents the 25th annual Conference for Young Artists, which will be Oct. 25. Derek Anderson, an author and illustrator from the Twin Cities, is very excited to inspire students in our regions. He will also be helping other presenters teach students different areas of art. Student will attend three hands-on classes selected from a wide variety of topics, in the area of the visual and performing arts. Some of the topics include: theatrical make-up art such as Zombie 101, chalk painting, zentangle, origami, mixed media, hand lettering, point drawing and so much more. This is a great enrichment opportunity for students in grades K-8. Students and chaperones must be registered online.

Go to for details about the conference. For questions, contact Andrea Anderson at; 507-537-2257 or Laurie Fales at; 507-537-2270.