SEVERE WX: Winter Storm Warning View Alerts
CLOSINGS: View Closings

Austin Art Center displays exhibit on black art

The Art Center is bringing in art from a diverse group of artists.

Posted: Feb. 8, 2019 8:14 PM
Updated: Feb. 8, 2019 8:16 PM

AUSTIN, Minn.-February is Black History Month. It’s a time dedicated to celebrating all of the contributions African Americans have made to society.
The Austin Art Center is showcasing dozens of black artists.
Laura Helle is the executive director at the art center.
She says this is a first for the center and wanted the community to see different types of art from diverse artists.
Helle hopes the exhibit can continue the conversation of inclusivity in Austin.

“Part of our mission to be able to bring that here so families and children don’t have to travel to the metro to see something similar,”she said.

The exhibit will be on display until March 23rd.

Article Comments

Mason City
Overcast
29° wxIcon
Hi: 30° Lo: 10°
Feels Like: 16°
Albert Lea
Overcast
28° wxIcon
Hi: 30° Lo: 7°
Feels Like: 18°
Austin
Overcast
30° wxIcon
Hi: 31° Lo: 10°
Feels Like: 20°
Charles City
Overcast
30° wxIcon
Hi: 31° Lo: 10°
Feels Like: 20°
Rochester
Overcast
28° wxIcon
Hi: 28° Lo: 9°
Feels Like: 17°
Snow may be tapering off, but winds and blowing snow will continue into the night.
KIMT Radar
KIMT Eye in the sky

Latest Video

Image

Tracking Heavy Snow This Morning

Image

Tow plow giving MNDOT extra help

Image

Sen. Grassley visits Hampton

Image

Kicks for Kindness

Image

Changes to "Community Focus Team"

Image

Seneca sold; the Corn Cob Tower lives!

Image

Governor passes education bills

Image

Prep basketball scores from Tuesday; Mason City punches state ticket

Image

Welcome Baby Duke

Image

Company chosen for second stage

Community Events