Arts & Culture
Lanesboro is alive with the arts and history.
Take in a spirited comedy or stirring drama in a state of the art theater, view work by talented regional artists and attend a lively gallery opening. You can catch a live music concert or unique film event, visit history museums, or delve into genealogy.
Lanesboro is fortunate to have galleries and studios where you can see locally produced art, and even participate in creating your own works. The Lanesboro Arts Center is the heartbeat of the local visual arts community, contributing to Lanesboro’s status as one of the “100 Best Small Art Towns in America.”
Visit the Historic St. Mane Theatre for quality entertainment including music, dance, lecture, stage productions and Lanesboro’s home-grown Over the Back Fence Live Radio Show, 7:30pm, the second Friday of each month March through November.
No trip is complete without taking in some captivating theater at Lanesboro’s Commonweal Theatre. Since 1989, the professional artists of the Commonweal have brought to life soulful stories told with honesty and creativity. Receive a star treatment with a Commonweal Theatre Backstage Pass for Family Fun or Date Night!
Strolling down the streets of Lanesboro is like taking a step back in time. Visit Lanesboro’s local history museum to have unhurried conversations with friends old and new.
Immerse yourself in Lanesboro’s arts and culture and see why Lanesboro was named the “quirky crossroads of the arts and outdoors” by Minnesota Monthly.
Drama unfolds where the Root River bends. Since 1989, the region’s only professional producing theatre company has enriched the common good through actor-based storytelling which is both transcendent and relevant.
Two galleries featuring work by 80+ artists -- painting, photography, wood, metal, glass, ceramic, fiber, jewelry . . .
The Lanesboro Community Theater (LCT)’s mission: To provide community-building opportunities in the performing arts while promoting educational experiences.
Lanesboro Historical Preservation Assoc
105 Parkway Ave S
Lanesboro, MN, 55949
The museum has a wonderful collection with three floors of exciting exhibits including: bridal room, school room, military room, etc. Donations welcome.
Quality photography for children, families, seniors, events, weddings, and businesses. Also offering affordable communication tools to local businesses, including websites, brochures, business cards and more.
Lanesboro's historic St. Mane Theatre hosting year round entertainment, theatre, music, lecture and multiple uses.
The ART AND CRAFT GALLERY located at Stone Mill Hotel& Suites in Historic Downtown Lanesboro, MN offers unique handmade items from talented artisans who make their unique creations from home. Be amazed and inspired by high quality products made mostly in the region. If we find a handmade product made out of the region, it unquestionably will be made in the USA. Items showcased and available for sale.
Classes for August. Painting with your iPhone (Aug 8), Photos from the Sun (Aug 9), Paint a Fairy House for the Garden (Aug 15), Create a painting in less than 3 hours (Aug 16). Cost $30-$39. Call 507 467 2535 to register or stop by the gallery. See website for more details.
Windy Mesa Jewelry and Art
102 Parkway N
Lanesboro, MN, 55949
We are a retail store that specializes in Navajo, Zuni, and Hopi Jewelry and Art. We have been in operation 16 years.
Long known for its quaint bed & breakfasts and scenic bike trail, Lanesboro Minnesota also has a vibrant community of talent studio artists. We welcome you to visit the artists of Lanesboro during these studio open house dates for a unique opportunity to visit with the artists, see how they create and shop their available inventory of works.