Friends of the OAC


Join the Friends of the Owatonna Arts Center

Put a little Art in your World!

Join the Friends of the Owatonna Arts Center. It’s easy and fun.

You ask, what do Friends of the OAC do? There are many opportunities;

  • Make new friendships

  • Enjoy meeting new artists and seeing their creations

  • Learning through classes in many different art forms

  • Take time to relax and read in our library while appreciating the beautiful hand-painted ceiling

  • Help keep the Art Center a vital part of the community

  • Have you also been wanting to try something different? There are opportunities for taking part in the many events; you may choose to host at a concert, gallery opening, a Secret Garden, or use your artistic talents by helping decorate for the holidays, sell or take tickets, serve food/beverages.

  • Or have you always wanted to be a tour guide?

The possibilities are endless. Still not sure… Have questions?

Please come as our guest to one of our meetings on the third Thursday of each
month at 11 am
in the Owatonna Arts Center.

We welcome you!


October 10, 11 AM

The Friends of the Arts Center invite you to their annual Fall Luncheon. The ticket includes an autumn menu and speaker. The tickets can be purchased at Kottke’s and the Arts Center. The ticket price is $20.00.

Mr. Nguyen was born in Vietnam. He will speak on the culture of the country and the political situation during his early and teen years. When he was a teenager, he and his brother left their parents behind and got on a ship for America to escape the turmoil of his homeland. Come join us as Mr. Nguyen presents his very interesting life story.