Saturday, September 23, 2017 from 2:00 PM to 9:00 PM CDT
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River City Eatery
344 10th Street
Windom, MN 56101

Schedule of Events

2:00 - 4:00 pm
Experience art and visit with artists around Windom:

  • Cottonwood County History Center / Remick Gallery
  • BARC (Business, Art & Rec Center)
  • David Strom Studio

4:00 - 5:00 pm
Social Hour at River City Eatery

Welcome, Annual Meeting & Awards:  Prairie Disciple Andy Kahmann, Recognition of Service for Greta Murray

6:00 pm                                 Dinner

  • Music by "Kindred Spirits":  Peter Lothringer, Darwin Dyce, Emily Hoffman

8:00 pm
"Spirit of the Region" Raffle winners announced


For More Information, Contact:

Nicole DeBoer
Southwest Minnesota Arts Council



SMAC 2017 Annual Celebration 

"Celebrate Art & Artists" at the 2017 Annual Celebration.

Join the Southwest MN Arts Council for an "ARTS DAY IN WINDOM" starting from 2:00 until 4:00pm experience art and visit artists at:

  • Cottonwood County History Center, 812 Fourth Ave

* Anita Skow, painting - pastels

* Mary Christenson, painting - portraits

* Marget Floyd, painting - nature

  • Remick Gallery (same address as above)

* Haley Rothstein, multi-media

  • BARC, 1012 Fifth Ave

* Shelley Cords-Swanson, fiber

* Laura Nerness, photography & painting

* “Unsung Songwriters”, music

* Ethan Clerc, film (shown in auditorium consecutively)

* Building Tours featuring SMAC-granted equipment/facilities improvements

  • David Strom Studio, 2025 Cottonwood Lake Drive

* Visit with painter David Strom at his private home studio and see his works in progress

Social Hour begins at 4:00pm at RIVER CITY EATERY,  a new American eatery in beautiful downtown Windom.  At 5pm SMAC will host a brief annual meeting, an award ceremony for 2017 SMAC Prairie Disciple Andy Kahmann, recognition of Greta Murray's years of service, and you will have the opportunity to purchase raffle tickets for our annual "Spirit of the Region" raffle.

Stick around to enjoy a delicious build your own pasta dinner complete with salad bar, mini bread bar and 'Sin Pie' for dessert all served by River City Eatery.

During dinner enjoy the musical talents of "Kindred Spirits" a trio from the Marshall/Ghent area featuring Peter Lothringer (guitar), Emily Hoffman (vocals) and Darwin Dyce (flute, trumpet, drums).

Socialize and celebrate with artists and arts supporters across the Southwest Minnesota region and learn about the grants and activities SMAC has funded in the past year.


Just $25/person   Advance ticket purchase required by SEPT 13.

Payment options:

1)  CHECK:  Complete the online registration form below and send a check for tickets to the SMAC office:  PO Box 55, Marshall, MN  56258 

2)  ONLINE:  Complete the online registration form below and then click this LINK to pay online through the SMAC donation website (givemn.org). (*Note: You will still need to select 'pay by check' in the registration form, however we will be able to match the online payment to your name.) 

 ~ No physical ticket will be sent or given, instead your name and information will be kept on our reservation list - ready to welcome you
at the event. ~



*"Spirit of the Region" Raffle A $10 raffle ticket will get you the chance to win a basket of specialty goods made in the SMAC Region (from wine to honey, beer to fudge).  Raffle tickets available in advance at the SMAC office or through a SMAC Board Member. Raffle tickets also available onsite at the dinner.


 2017 Prairie Disciple:  Andy Kahmann, Montevideo

 A printer for more than 30 years, Andy launched “A to Z Letterpress” in 2001 where he creates specialty cards, letters, stationery and posters with hand set type. Andy has volunteered his time as a leader on the steering committee and collaborated with fourteen area artists to create the annual limited edition posters for the Upper Minnesota River Art Crawl, the Meander.

 Nominated by Patrick Moore, Montevideo