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Friends of the Arts

updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Friends of the Arts (FotA) is a community group dedicated to supporting, promoting, and enhancing the arts in St. Louis Park. FotA connects people and organizations around the arts, shares arts-related information and resources, and coordinates community arts programs.

Visit www.slpfriendsofthearts.org for info about the organization, its activities and more!



"Macbeth" Presented by Public Theater of Minnesota

updated: Monday, March 10, 2014

Free professional theater in your own neighborhood park! A returning hero, rumblings of greatness, mysterious specters. Don’t miss this thrilling and rapid paced version of Shakespeare’s epic story of intrigue and ambition. May not be suitable for young children. Visit the Public Theater of Minnesota’s website for performance information...


Arts for Life Scholarship Program

updated: Friday, March 28, 2014

Arts for Life is a scholarship program for St. Louis Park residents of all ages who have the desire, but not the resources, to grow and develop in the arts. Scholarships can be requested to pay for lessons, classes, art supplies, musical instruments and other costs related to arts participation. Applications are reviewed quarterly. For more information...


Arts, Culture and Community Aesthetics

updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014

Arts, Culture and Community AestheticsSt. Louis Park is committed to promoting and integrating arts, culture, and community aesthetics in all city initiatives, including implementation where appropriate.

Vision in Action - Arts & Culture grant program thriving in city

The City of St. Louis Park and the St. Louis Park Community Foundation provide grant funding for new arts programs that support community pride, connect artists and the community, and engage people in creative learning.

The City of St. Louis Park’s Arts & Culture Grant Program is a joint project of the City of St. Louis Park, the St. Louis Park Community Foundation, and St. Louis Park Friends of the Arts. The program makes grant dollars available annually for music, visual arts, theater, film, multimedia, dance and other art projects.

Artists, arts groups, students, community groups, and neighborhood, cultural and religious organizations are encouraged to apply. Applicants need not reside in St. Louis Park, but projects must take place within the city.



Books Alive! Searching for New Readers and Groups

Books Alive! St. Louis Park Reader’s Theater is looking for new readers to participate in its theatrical oral readings and for groups who want to book a reading engagement for a special event.

Books Alive! St. Louis Park Reader’s Theater has fun together while performing youth literature through theatrical oral readings that make books come alive for children and adults. Books Alive! tours as Asset Champions encouraging literacy and active aging.

Meeting Information:
No registration required
Monday rehearsals (Sept. - May)
6:30 - 8 p.m.
Lenox Community Center
Little Theater (lower level):
6714 Minnetonka Blvd.
St. Louis Park, MN 55426

Books Alive! SLP Reader’s Theater is available for theatrical story-telling performances. Readings are designed for audiences of ages 3 to 103.

Add a live performance to your event:

  • Youth assemblies & special events
  • Pre-school and K-12 schools
  • School District functions
  • City meetings
  • Senior centers
  • Retirement homes
  • Health Care centers
  • Organization meetings
  • Worship gatherings
  • Reunions & private parties
For questions or to book a performance, contact Rachel Richardson at (612) 269-0180 or visit www.maggiesfarmtheater.com.



Free Little Library at The Rec Center

updated: Monday, March 10, 2014

Stop by the Little Library at The Rec Center to borrow a book and/or leave a book for others to read. Started in Wisconsin, the Little Library has become a national movement to share the love of reading by creating free little lending libraries in neighborhoods.



Inaugural Play Reading Series to Begin

The inaugural play reading series will be hosted by Maggie's Farm Theater, providing professional insight into each play, reading tips and a fun relaxed atmosphere. Play Reading Series will provide a book club experience without required pre-reading. Each session will include a group reading of a pre-selected play script, a discussion of insights...


Recreation Art Programs

updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013

The Parks and Recreation Department offers art programs that allow kids to explore a variety of media, methods and themes. Instructors from Abrakadoodle®, KIDCREATETM Studio and Creative Kidstuff teach kids how to enjoy art and expand their creativity while having a wonderful time! All materials for programs are furnished...


St. Louis Park Friends of the Arts Seeks Board Members

St. Louis Park Friends of the Arts (FOTA) is a non-profit community organization dedicated to supporting, promoting and enhancing the arts in St. Louis Park. FOTA connects people and organizations around the arts, shares arts-related information and resources, and coordinates community arts programs. When it incorporated in 1995, FOTA received designation...


St. Louis Park Public Art

updated: Monday, March 10, 2014

St. Louis Park is committed to promoting and integrating arts, culture and community aesthetics in all city initiatives, including implementation where appropriate. Through various partnerships, the city has promoted and celebrated the creation of public art throughout the community. Below, learn more about some of the city's many public art projects...


More Links

St. Louis Park City Hall
5005 Minnetonka Blvd.
St. Louis Park, MN 55416
Phone: (952) 924-2500 Email: info@stlouispark.org