Jaques Art Center

Every first Friday of the month, our Area Voices producer Katie Carter digs around to find out what kinds of things are going on in the region.  Today she told us about new exhibits at the Jaques Art Center in Aitkin, the Edge Center for the Arts in Bigfork, the Crossing Arts Alliance in Brainerd, what would be on this month's first Friday art walk in Bemidji, what's happening at the

It's the first Friday of the month and that means we check in with the arts scenes across the listening area.

The Jaques Art Center has been bringing visual art experiences to the Aitkin area for 22 years.  This weekend kicked off their latest exhibit, Community Canvas, created by people who live in and love the Aitkin area.  We spoke with Barden Heft the President of the Jaques Board of Directors.  He told us the history of the Jaques Art Center, explained the Community Canvas project and talked about what the Jaques Art Center brings to Aitkin.