Arts and Culture

Arts Center of Saint Peter
Category: Arts and Culture
Arts Center of Saint Peter
315 S. Minnesota Ave.
Saint Peter, MN 56082
Email: info@artscentersp.org
The Arts Center of Saint Peter embraces a mission that stimulates and supports a broad range of artistic activity throughout Southern Minnesota.

Betsy-Tacy Society
Betsy-Tacy Society
332 Center St.
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: info@betsy-tacysociety.org
To promote and to preserve Maud Hart Lovelace’s legacy and her work, encourage and support literacy and conserve historic Betsy-Tacy landmarks.

Blue Earth County Historical Society
Blue Earth County Historical Society
424 Warren St.
Mankato, MN 56001
The Blue Earth County Historical Society (BECHS) is committed to providing a modern approach to preserving and sharing history about our county.

CityArt, LLC
CityArt, LLC
% Greater Mankato Growth Inc. Foundation
3 Civic Ctr Plz, Suite 100
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: rrosier@greatermankato.com
Established in 2011, CityArt, LLC works to enhance the quantity, quality, and prominence of public art in the Mankato/North Mankato City Center.

Dance Conservatory of Southern Minnesota
Dance Conservatory of Southern Minnesota
1400 Madison Ave. #318
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: dcdance002@gmail.com
It is our goal to provide your child with a positive, nurturing learning environment along with the best dance training we can offer.

Free to the People Theater
Free to the People Theater
103 James Ave.
North Mankato, MN 56003
Email: heather@freetothepeople.com
We bring Shakespeare to areas that might not have access to live theatre and give community members an opportunity to participate in dramatic arts.

Friends of the Boy in Blue Civil War Veterans Memorial
Friends of the Boy in Blue Civil War Veterans Memorial
415 Cherry St.
Mankato, MN 56001
Dedicated to honoring and preserving the Blue Earth County Civil War Veterans Memorial in historic Lincoln Park and our Civil War era history.

GSR Fine Art Festival
Category: Arts and Culture
GSR Fine Art Festival
Contact: Tom Bliese
Email: gsrfineartfestival@gmail.com
Our mission is to encourage and support visual artists by producing an affordable, professional venue for them to display and sell their art.

Madison Lake Area Historical Society
Madison Lake Area Historical Society
525 Main St.
Madison Lake, MN 56063
Email: mlfamily@bevcomm.net
A nonprofit focused on expanding its knowledge concerning local history and which supports research through the Blue Earth County Historical Society.

Mankato Area Arts Council
Category: Arts and Culture
Mankato Area Arts Council
120 S. Broad St.
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: artctr@hickorytech.net
To facilitate fine arts programs that enhance access to visual culture, encourage visual literacy, and develop artistic endeavors by our community.

Mankato Area Community Band
Category: Arts and Culture
Mankato Area Community Band
100 Cedar St., APT 404
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: mankatoareacommunityband@yahoo.com
The Mankato Area Community Band, composed of members all throughout Mankato, hosts concerts free to the public in celebration of music and the arts.

Mankato Ballet Company
Mankato Ballet Company
1650 Tullamore St.
Suite 200
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: info@mankatoballet.org
To nurture, encourage and challenge students to achieve their potential for artistry and self-confidence through the classical dance experience.

Mankato Playhouse
Mankato Playhouse
PO Box 2035
North Mankato, MN 56002
Email: info@davoriproductions.com
To bring professional quality entertainment to the community, providing an exceptional experience for both our audience members and volunteers.

Mankato Symphony Orchestra
Category: Arts and Culture
Mankato Symphony Orchestra
PO Box 645
Mankato, MN 56002-0645
Email: bbalge@mankatosymphony.org
We create emotion-packed, high quality musical experiences and promote musical education in and for South Central Minnesota.

Mankato Youth Symphony Orchestra
Mankato Youth Symphony Orchestra
PO Box 4311
Mankato, MN 56002-4311
Email: info@mayso.net
We help prepare the young musician for participation in the world of symphonic music, either as a professional musician or as a patron of the arts.

Maple River Heritage, Inc.
Maple River Heritage, Inc.
PO Box 474
Mapleton, MN 56065
We provide a framework for charitable purposes through which local people can participate in planning community and physical city development.

Merely Players Community Theatre Inc
Category: Arts and Culture
Merely Players Community Theatre Inc
110 Fulton St.
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: info@merelyplayersmn.org
Merely Players Community Theatre provides opportunities for participation in the dramatic arts in a safe and creative environment.

Midwest Art Catalyst
Category: Arts and Culture
Midwest Art Catalyst
115 S. Broad St.
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: midwestartcatalyst@gmail.com
We support the growth of the arts community. We hold fundraisers to fund art and music programs in public schools and provide art to the community.

Minnesota Makers & Artists Guild
Category: Arts and Culture
Minnesota Makers & Artists Guild
1700 3rd Ave.
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: mnmakersandartists@gmail.com
We are a non-profit dedicated to providing workspace, tools and knowledge on a membership basis for artisans, makers and entrepreneurs.

Minnesota Valley Chorale
Category: Arts and Culture
Minnesota Valley Chorale
PO Box 5134
Mankato, MN 56002
Email: minnesotavalleychorale@gmail.com
The Minnesota Valley Chorale is an adult chorale ensemble which presents performances in the fall and spring throughout Southern Minnesota.

Minnesota Valley Chorus
Category: Arts and Culture
Minnesota Valley Chorus
320 E. Main St.
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: membership@minnesotavalleychorus.org
Minnesota Valley Chorus is a group of regional women singing barbershop harmony. We meet regularly to practice, perform, socialize and have fun.

Musicorum
Category: Arts and Culture
Musicorum
PO Box 654
Mankato, MN 56002
Email: musicorum.mn@gmail.com
Musicorum performs many outstanding choral works that bridge centuries of composition in winter and spring concerts.

Nicollet County Historical Society
Nicollet County Historical Society
1851 N. Minnesota Ave.
Saint Peter, MN 56082
Email: info@nchsmn.org
To discover, preserve, and disseminate knowledge about the history of Nicollet County and the State of Minnesota.

Open Arts Minnesota
Open Arts Minnesota
501 S. Second St.
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: wilburdfrink@gmail.com
Open Arts Minnesota creates and fosters inclusive artistic activities for people of diverse abilities and ages.

ProMusica Minnesota
Category: Arts and Culture
ProMusica Minnesota
PO Box 2148
North Mankato, MN 56003
Email: promusicamn@gmail.com
ProMusica Minnesota offers a variety of the highest quality instrumental chamber music to nourish, educate, and inspire our community.

Saint Peter State Hospital Museum
Saint Peter State Hospital Museum
100 Freeman Dr.
Saint Peter, MN 56082
Email: dhs.sp.state.hospitalmuseum@state.mn.us
The museum showcases the history of Minnesota’s first and oldest state hospital, which opened in 1866 to serve the mentally ill and dangerous.

The Govenaires Performing Arts Association
The Govenaires Performing Arts Association
PO Box 235
Saint Peter, MN 56082
Email: info@govenaires.org
The Govenaires Drum and Bugle Corps is an all-age drum and bugle corps based in St. Peter, Minnesota that competes in Drum Corps Associates.

The Mankato Children's Chorus
The Mankato Children's Chorus
PO Box 411
Mankato, MN 56002
Email: mcc@mankatochildrenschorus.org
The Mankato Children’s Chorus provides an opportunity for youth to experience the joy of singing while developing healthy vocal techniques.

Twin Rivers Council for the Arts
Category: Arts and Culture
Twin Rivers Council for the Arts
424 N. Riverfront Dr.
Suite 300P
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: info@twinriversarts.org
We create an environment that supports creatives, educates the community on the value of the creative sector and integrates the arts into our lives.