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  • The Hello Neighbor Project!

    The Clear Lake Arts Center is excited to kick-off our Hello Neighbor! Project. This project is to help you engage in your creativity and connect with our community. Use the backside of this sheet for one of the following: Make a drawing/painting to greet your community Write a poem for your neighbor Use it to… Read More

  • Creativity in our daily lives

    On the individual level, being creative allows us to question and process the challenges of our daily lives. Creativity gives us space to think, relax, respond, and express our daily thoughts. As a collective, we gain insight and understanding into our neighbors, culture, and human experience. Many of the world’s greatest works of creativity came… Read More

  • Painting with Paper – collages by Nathan Stromberg

    Clear Lake, IA– The Clear Lake Arts Center (CLAC) is pleased to be exhibiting the fascinating collage work by Nathan Stromberg titled Painting with Paper. The exhibition is on view through Saturday, February 1. A closing reception will be held from 12:30 – 2:30 on Saturday, February 1. Meet the artist and hear about his… Read More

  • Two free viewings of Bopper and Me

    The Clear Lake Arts Center is hosting the movie Bopper and Me by John Cumberland. The film is about a scrap metal merchant from England traveling to America on a mission to get his hero, The Big Bopper, inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. There will be two viewings: Thursday, January 30… Read More

  • Hygge Hangout!

    Stop by the Clear Lake Arts Center December 6 – 8 (Christmas by the Lake weekend) for the Hygge Hangout! Hygge, pronounced “hoo-ga” is a Danish concept of well being and is all about comfort and friends. The Arts Center will be an a space to warm-up and hangout with friends and family. Relax, be… Read More

  • Welcome to your new Clear Lake Arts Center Website!

    We are so excited to have launched the new website! Our team has worked hard at providing you with a place to learn about the current exhibition, upcoming classes, special events, and much more. Take a few minutes to check out all the pages to see what is happening. Here are a few special features… Read More

  • Absentia: Abandoned Past

    Absentia: Abandoned Past explores spaces in a state of abandonment or unexpected departure, creating a feeling of being animated and inhabited but absent at the same time. Houses are like the human body; they are born fresh, clean, and full of hope. The home ages, adapts, and sags; occupants leave traces but take their memories with them…. Read More

  • Lake Area Quilters Guild Exhibition

    Lake Area Quilters Guild Exhibition – An exhibition sharing the talents of local quilters on view on the second level of the Arts Center. Executive Director, Jeffrey Ebeling said, “This is a spectacular exhibition. The talent of fiber artists in North Iowa is extraordinary.” The exhibit is located on the upper level of the Arts… Read More