Upcoming

Romanian Spring Traditions: Exhibit Grand Opening on March 6, 2022

HORA is happy to present the Romanian Spring Traditions exhibit between March 6th and April 15, 2022. This event will be located in the North Gallery of the Landmark Center, first floor. Visitors will get immersed in various art activities while learning about Romanian culture and traditions. All activities are free and open to the public.

Featured activities and artists for this event are:

  • Duo Fara Nume music performance: 1:45-2:15 pm, North Gallery. Listen to Romanian classical and folk music.
  • Nicoleta Cornea polymer clay demo 2:30-3 pm, room 317. Observe a demo on how to make jewelry with polymer clay or get new ideas of how to be creative. You can also purchase beautiful jewelry made by the artist.
  • Izvorasul dance ensemble 3:30-4 pm, room 317. Watch Romanian traditional folk dances and join in learning some of the steps.
  • Martisor making 2-4 pm, room 317. Get creative making “Martisor”, a traditional spring lucky charm usually given on March 1st as a symbol of love. Materials will be supplied and no existing experience is needed. This event is open to everyone, seats are on a first come, first served basis.

This event is curated by HORA Romanian American Cultural Center Director Raluca Octav, and made possible with help from MN Landmarks and voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Romanian Spring Traditions: Painting and Classical Music on March 27, 2022

HORA is happy to present the Romanian Spring Traditions exhibit between March 6th and April 15, 2022. This event will be located in the North Gallery of the Landmark Center, first floor. Visitors will get immersed in various art activities while learning about Romanian culture and traditions. All activities are free and open to the public.

Featured activities and artists for this event are:

  • Raluca Boac performance: 1-1:30 pm, room 317. Come listen to beloved Romanian classical music and find out what it takes to learn to play the piano.
  • Gina Johnson painting 2-3 pm, room 317. You can learn how to paint a snowdrop, the traditional flower of spring in Romania. Materials will be supplied, and you can take your painting home. This event is open to everyone, seats are on a first come first served basis.

This event is made possible with help from MN Landmarks and voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Romanian Spring Traditions: Pottery on April 4, 2022

HORA is happy to present the Romanian Spring Traditions exhibit between March 6th and April 15, 2022. This event will be located in the North Gallery of the Landmark Center, first floor. Visitors will get immersed in various art activities while learning about Romanian culture and traditions. All activities are free and open to the public.

Featured activities and artists for this event are:

Darrel Trulson pottery, 2-3 pm, room 317, Join us for an introduction to pottery class. Materials will be supplied and no experience is needed. This event is open to everyone, seats are on a first come first served basis.

This event is made possible with help from MN Landmarks and voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Romanian Spring Traditions: Stitches of Love and Folk Music on April 10

HORA is happy to present the Romanian Spring Traditions exhibit between March 6th and April 15, 2022. This event will be located in the North Gallery of the Landmark Center, first floor. Visitors will get immersed in various art activities while learning about Romanian culture and traditions. All activities are free and open to the public.

Featured activities and artists for this event on April 10 are:

  • Romell Alaman, 1-1:30 pm, room 317. Come experience unique Romanian folk music, usually sung with friends around the campfire but not only.
  • Stitches of Love, 1:30-3, room 317. Come and witness the resilience of Romanian community over the last two years in recreating beautiful patterns from their grandmothers’ traditional hand-sewn blouses. Learn about intricate cross-stitch patterns, fabrics and threads from the past.

This event is made possible with help from MN Landmarks and voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.