A special thanks to The Owatonna Arts Foundation. Without them, we would not be here!
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“Postcards and Love Letters” Exhibit – The Piecemakers Quilt Guild of Owatonna have graced the Arts Center with a quilt show every three years. Thank you, ladies, and Patricia Cox, the guest artist, for the breathtaking show.
K-12 Student Art Show – We thank all the students and teachers who dedicated so much time, talent, creativity and mentoring experience to the completion of amazing works of art and awesome performances showcased during the March exhibition.
Thursday Musical Group – For decades the Arts Center has had a relationship with the Thursday Musical Group from the Twin Cities. We appreciate them giving us concerts with their best musicians! The soprano, Ilah Raleigh, and pianists, Mike Vasich and Gabriel Quenneville-Belair were excellent.
Junior High Orchestra and Jazz Band – It is always an honor to host these young musicians. Thank you for the dynamic performance this year.
Tim Klinkner and Music Boosters of Owatonna – A big thank you to Tim Klinkner and the Music Boosters for sponsoring the concert with Derek Douget. The evening was like a night in New Orleans. Thanks again for the wonderful concert and your generous donation to OAC
The Arts Center board, staff and membership appreciate all the wonderful volunteers and supporters to help make this place the center for arts in Owatonna. Here are a few important THANK YOUs for recent gifts.
New and Renewing Members
Howard and Janet Smith
Paul and Deb Knutson
Heritage Quilters of Southern MN
Jean and Edith Zamboni
In honor of Mr. Silvan Durben; given by Judy Srsen
In memory of Nancy Hockenberry; given by Nancy’s Family, Roger and Julianna Skluzacek, Jerry and Barb White
In memory of Betty Fisher; given by Audrey Brase
In memory of James Jorgenson; given by Elizabeth Spande
In memory of K. H. Nilsson; given by Larry and Joni Pierce, Arlan and Bev Burmeister
In memory of Dr. Robert W. deWerd; given by Kathryn Mullally, Dr. and Mrs. Robert Hilker, Frank and Bonnie Korblick, Karen Sarazine, James and Karen Killen, Joanne Lockner, Kathleen A. Schleif, Terry and Sharon Attlesey, Arlan and Bev Burmeister, Judy Mackay, Larry and Joni Pierce, David and Joan Funk, Dean and Kelly Velzke, Todd Matejcek, Mark Walbran, Chad and Karen Lange, Donald Harten, James Linder, Harold and Barb Kerkvliet, Jeffrey and Elizabeth Malo, Sally Alexander, Frank and Kathleen Krumholz, JanMarie Bradley and Giacomo Tormene, Dr. Patrick and Sandra Greenwood, Patricia Meisel, David and Jean Einhaus, Kathleen Tillotson, Nan Herman, Brian McEnaney, Thomas and Anne Deetz, Eric and Molly Johansen, Gail Arnfelt, Terri Effertz, Mary Levine, Dr. Kari and Dr. Brian Bunkers, Ramona Wesley, Ronald and Lynne McGrane
In memory of Dr. Robert W. deWerd; given by Jeanette Pirkl
Building contributions may be sent to the Owatonna Arts Center and directed to the Building Fund. Thank you to all who have donated and to those who continue to contribute.
Kitchen Equipment Donations
Greg and Bonnie Krueger
In memory of Janis Klinger; given by Silvan Durben, Judy Srsen, Larry and Joni Pierce, Friends and Family of Janis