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2021 Holiday Season at the Paramount

The holiday season is upon us and what a great way to celebrate entertainment and events coming back with a show at the Paramount. From wonderful performances to memorable experiences, make your time at Paramount Center for the Arts a time to remember celebrating with friends and family. This is also a special time for

Employee Spotlight: Michelle Kiley

Please help us welcome Michelle Kiley, our Art Exhibitions Curator, to the Paramount Center for the Arts! Michelle joined the Paramount in October 2021. “I believe partnerships between artists and community centered organizations, like the Paramount offer a purposeful space to gather among friends, family, neighbors, and community guests. By design, they link individuals to

Employee Spotlight: Michelle Grau-Firkus

Please help us welcome Michelle Grau-Firkus, our Marketing Associate, to the Paramount Center for the Arts! Michelle joined the Paramount team in October 2021. I am very excited to join the staff at Paramount! It’s people and purpose are wonderful and I am thankful to be a part of it. This position is a fantastic

Employee Spotlight: Dawn M. Loven

Please help us welcome Dawn M. Loven, our Development Director, to the Paramount Center for the Arts! Dawn joined the Paramount team in July 2021. My first experience with the Paramount was taking my father, who has Alzheimer’s, to the Art Spark program. This amazing program blossomed the artist in my father. Being able to

Virtual Art Classes!

Virtual Art Classes! We are excited to present on-demand virtual art lessons for everyone ages 7 to 107 (and older)! Virtual art classes are a fun way to remain engaged with children and grandchildren as we distance, make great gifts for yourself and others, and will help you expand your creativity all from the safety

Celebrate Black History

The Paramount Center for the Arts celebrates and honors Black History Month. We encourage you to watch, listen and read about the contributions African Americans have made throughout history by checking out the list of resources below. To Watch – Television Blackish ___ Dear White People ___ Lovecraft Country ___ Self-Made ___ Underground ___ Watchmen


Sales Page To Purchase a piece simply click on the image or the title, which will direct you to our sales site. Upon purchase, these items are available for curbside pick-up, please contact us at dsegerstrom@paramountarts.org to arrange a date and time that works with your schedule. Thank you for your patronage!   CLICK HERE

Encounter <-> Response Exhibtion

      The Paramount Center for the Arts is excited to present this intriguing exhibition, Encounter <-> Response, featuring the work of Central Minnesota artist Donna Kuhl. This 20 piece exhibition showcases Kuhl’s incredible abilities and control over colors, textures, and the juxtaposition of two of her favorite mediums, encaustic wax and fibers. These

We Speak with One Voice

Article One of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights states: “All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and human rights.” This affirmation has informed the Strategic Plan, Mission, and Values of the Paramount Center for the Arts. Our goal is to present inclusive arts experiences that inspire cultural curiosity. Our values include

Featured Artist: Minnesota Dance Ensemble

Minnesota Dance Ensemble was set to perform their Choreography Showcase on the Paramount stage on April 2nd. Their performance has been indefinitely postponed due to COVID-19. We had a chance to connect with Samantha Collen, Artistic Director, about what she and the dancers are doing during this time. Read all about it below, and visit