Join Dr. Hilary-Joy Virtanen from FinnU’s Finnish & Nordic Studies program as she hosts a the Animals in Kalevala and Finnish Folklore Gallery Talk and Virtual Exhibit Reception at the Copper Country Community Arts Center. Online reception link available at www.coppercountryarts.com. This event is free and open to the public.
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The Copper Country Community Arts Center and the Finlandia University Finnish & Nordic Studies Program are pleased to announce Kalevala Week 2021, a joint program of public events in celebration of Finland’s national epic, Kalevala. Centered on the CCCAC’s annual Art of the Kalevala exhibition and the Finnish & Nordic Studies Program’s annual Kalevala reading marathon, this series will highlight the important place Kalevala has in the Copper Country through a series of events that will [...]
“Technique Magnifique” is an invitational exhibition of fiber art made by local and regional artists at the Copper Country Community Arts Center’s Kerredge Gallery through the May 4. Hannah Smith, intern and graduating senior from Finlandia University’s International School of Art & Design curated this exhibition. She sought out work that was beyond the ordinary and demonstrated a particular technique.
Artists include: Lois Anderson, Lynn Anderson, Cynthia Cote, Phyllis Fredendall, John Gale, [...]
The interpretive exhibit, Copper Country Voices of Dissent in the Great War, will open with a reception on Friday, September 14 at 7 p.m. and talk by Dr. Hilary-Joy Virtanen at 7:30 p.m. at the Finnish American Heritage Center in Hancock. This exhibit examines the ways in which Copper Country residents expressed dissent to the United States’ entrance into World War I and the ways in which these activities reflected America’s reaction to the war nationally.
Kotilla, a comic creator and artist will share her personal experiences with crowdfunding and self-publishing. She will focus heavily how to launch a Kickstarter campaign, find a printer and prepare work for print.
The event is free and open to the public. Coffee will [...]
In 2016, Finlandia University International School of Art and Design student, Abigail Tembruell traveled to Finland as part of the Paloheimo Fellow Program. Hear about her experience and the program at a potluck presentation this Friday as she shares photos from her time abroad.
The event will take place on Friday, March 31 at 6 p.m. at the Copper Country Community Arts Center located at 126 Quincy [...]
EXHIBIT DATES: JANUARY 19 – FEBRUARY 18, 2017
Please join us for an opening reception on Thursday, January 19, 7 to 8:30 p.m. with the artist talk beginning at 7:15 p.m.
Finlandia University Gallery presents Joyce Koskenmaki: Retrospective, an exhibit of paintings, drawings, and mixed media work spanning Koskenmaki’s lifetime career in the arts. Koskenmaki’s work will be on display at the Finlandia University Gallery, located in the Finnish American Heritage Center, Hancock, from January 19 to February 18, 2017.
An opening reception at the gallery will [...]
Potluck Dinner and Artist Presentation Demystifying Digital Art by Pamela Kotila
Kotila, an alum of Finlandia University’s International School of Art & Design, is an artist and writer working in comics, games and books. She recently published the first volume of her long-running fantasy webcomic, Spidersilk. She [...]
As the Copper Country becomes ablaze with colorful leaves, Finlandia University will celebrate its roots with Festival Ruska 2016.
The second annual Festival Ruska gets under way on Tuesday, September 20 with lecture by a Finnish professor on the psychic lives of plants, and concludes on Thursday, October 13 with the season premiere showing of the Nordic Film Series, with several ethnic events on the days between sure to appeal to all audiences.
Two days after the lecture, which will be [...]