Entries by Alyssa Herzog Melby

Letter to our Community

Dear Arts Guild community, You have often indulged me in reading my bad poetry and lengthy news updates, so I hope you will indulge me again. It is with mixed emotions that I have put in my resignation at the Arts Guild. I have accepted a position at St. Olaf College as the Assistant Director for […]

NAG announces scholarship to graduating NHS senior

Beginning in 2017, the Northfield Arts Guild is proud to honor one graduating senior from Northfield High School with a $250 scholarship (non-renewable) to use during the 2017-18 academic year. The scholarship is available to anyone with demonstrated passion and talent in the field of visual arts who intends to pursue artistic studies at a […]

Monumental Ames Fund grant coming to the Arts Guild!

The Northfield Arts Guild, a community arts organization founded in 1959, announces that it will receive a capacity-building grant from the Ames Fund of the Minneapolis Foundation in the amount of $178,812. The grant is payable over the course of three years with the goal of expanding the capacity of the organization by developing and […]

The Brighter Other Side community art project

The Northfield Historical Society and the Northfield Arts Guild are collaborating on a joint public art exhibition titled, “The Brighter Other Side.” Starting December 6-December 23, all members of the Northfield area community are welcomed and encouraged to make and submit a small piece of art work that will be displayed mid-January through the end […]

The arts build heARTS

A Letter from the Executive Director As I reflect on the past few days and my role as the Arts Guild’s Executive Director and a positivity perpetuator within our community, I realize that to say nothing at all about the outcome of the recent election would be a missed opportunity to do what we, as […]