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 or visit history museums.
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.
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.
Lanesboro Historical Preservation Assoc
105 Parkway Ave S
Lanesboro, MN, 55949
Quote from a visitor: "I've never seen anything like this - a history of the town in artifacts." Three floors with themed displays: vintage wedding gowns, farm tools, a famous baseball, extensive picture collection and much more. Come to visit or do research.
Two galleries featuring work by 80+ artists -- painting, photography, wood, metal, glass, ceramic, fiber, jewelry . . .
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.
The STONE MILL SUITES GIFTS AND CLOTHING 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.
Black Crow Gallery
110 Coffee St E
Lanesboro, MN, 55949
The Black Crow Gallery features functional, wearable, and decorative art, most of which is made by regional artists, though vintage and antique pieces are also available. Items for sale include handmade wooden spoons, one-of-a-kind lamps, baskets made from local materials, silver, copper and leather jewelry, t-shirts, photography, greeting cards and other arts and crafts.
The Lanesboro Community Theater (LCT)’s mission: To provide community-building opportunities in the performing arts while promoting educational experiences.
Lanesboro's historic St. Mane Theatre hosting year round entertainment, theatre, music, lecture and multiple uses.
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.