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Owatonna Arts Center

Address: 435 Garden View Lane, Owatonna, MN
Phone Number: (507) 451-0533
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Ranked #7 of 12 Attractions in Owatonna

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

My daughter and I were artisans at the annual summer Owatonna Festival of the Arts. There was an artisan reception at the Owatonna Arts Center following the first day of our show, and the committee and staff were so very kind and welcoming to us. The Art Center is beautiful, set on the grounds of the State Orphanage Museum. We... More

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81 reviews 81 reviews
36 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

The Performing Arts Hall has several two story stained glass windows on dollies that can be rolled around. They were saved from a church that was demolished in town, by the Wenger Corporation. This Hall was once the dining hall for the State School Orphanage and is attached to the Orphanage Museum. The Arts Center itself has various works on... More

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Chatfield, Minnesota
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012

We dropped in on an impromptu visit to Owatonna. They were preparing for an exhibition grand opening that night but we were able to wander at will through the building and view the local art on display, some of which was suprisingly good. They also have studio space in the basement that local artists can use (I think free of... More

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Mankato, Minnesota
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94 reviews 94 reviews
32 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

Silvan the curator will treat you like royalty when you come visit this historic site...once a state orphanage, the history is fascinating and the art WONDERFUL!

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Owatonna, Minnesota
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64 reviews 64 reviews
24 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2011

A wonderful place to hold special events. Sylvan is always very helpful.

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