Burnsville Performing Arts Center

"Cultural Perspectives"

Cultural Perspectives
Cultural Perspectives

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Cultural Perspectives: An Exhibit to Accompany the International Festival of Burnsville
June 9, 2009 – Burnsville, MN –
The International Festival of Burnsville and Burnsville Visual Arts Society are proud to present Cultural Perspectives: An Exhibit to Accompany the International Festival of Burnsville at the Burnsville Performing Arts Center. Paintings, letterpress, prints, sculpture, photography, ceramic, and textiles will display an assortment of glimpses into and perspectives of cultures and countries around the world. Visit the floating markets in Bangkok, explore the architecture of Angkor Wat through traditional Lao weaving, experience the excitement of a sailboat race in Panama, discover the significance of Tonantzin Talli (Mother Earth) for the Mexihca culture, and much more in this truly diverse exhibit.
The free and public opening reception and awards ceremony for Cultural Perspectives will be held at the Burnsville Performing Art Center’s beautiful 2,000 square foot art gallery on Thursday, June 18, from 6:00 – 9:00 pm. Appetizers have been generously donated by Stephano’s Italian Cuisine in Burnsville, music will be provided from 7:00 – 8:00 pm by Tre Corda Trio, and the artists will be on hand to discuss their work. Cultural Perspectives will also be open for an artist meet-and-greet during the International Festival of Burnsville on Saturday, June 20, 2009 in the gallery from 3:30 – 5:00 pm.
Participating artists include Bounxou Chanthraphone, Natalia Cornelius, Steven Edmundson, James Flint, Jean Fournier, John Heckman, Laddavanh Ladda Insixiengmay, Seexeng Lee, Judy Leipnitz, Gustavo Lira, Shakun Maheshwari, Jan McLandsborough, Livia Mosanu, Gera Pobuda, Deborah Ramos, Rabi Sanfo, John Shier, Robyn Stoller Awend, Jane Strauss, Linda Taylor, and Mary Trenkle.

Event Details:
Cultural Perspectives: An Exhibit to Accompany the International Festival of Burnsville
Burnsville Performing Arts Center; 12600 Nicollet Avenue South; Burnsville, MN 55337

Exhibition will be on display from June 18 to August 22, 2009
BPAC Gallery Hours: Thursday and Friday 1:00 to 5:00 pm, Saturday 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Most of the artwork will be for sale. Artwork can be purchased during the opening reception or by contacting Gallery Director Alejandra Campbell at (952) 895-4685.

Opening Reception: Thursday, June 18 – 6:00 to 9:00 pm, FREE

Artist Meet and Greet: Saturday, June 20 – 3:30 to 5:00 pm, FREE

Activity is made possible in part by funds provided by:
- The Metropolitan Regional Arts Council from a grant from The McKnight Foundation and an appropriation by the Minnesota Legislature.
- Arts Across Minnesota grant provided by the Minnesota State Arts Board through an appropriation through the MN State Legislature.