Highlighting the work of more than 100 artists, craftspeople, writers, and musicians, the show will feature paintings, pottery, furniture, weavings, jewelry, wood carvings, photographs, textiles, stained glass, and much more. Anderson Center artists will offer open studios and demonstrations, including glassblowing, pottery, painting, silk dyeing, and printmaking. Scott King, owner and operator of Red Dragonfly Press, will host poetry readings by some of Minnesota's finest poets in the granary.
Music entertainment on the lower lawn stage will include: Mu Daiko Japanese Drummers, the acoustic Indi-Folk duo Patchouli, The Mark Kreitzer Hot Club, among others. Throughout the afternoon, a golf cart and vintage World War II Jeep will be available for tours of the Center's 8-acre Sculpture Garden. One of the largest open-air sculpture parks in Minnesota, it boasts works by Minnesota's finest sculptors, including internationally acclaimed Charles Biederman, Siah Armajani and Zoran Mojislov. In addition, tours of the historic barn and silo restoration project will be offered from 2-5pm.
Guests can also tour the main residence built in 1917 and listed on the National Historic Register, climb the landmark water tower to view the beautiful vistas, tour studios and watch wonderful artists at work, or simply lounge over a glass of wine or beer in the shade of the spacious Anderson Center grounds.