The Dakota County Historical Society will host Painting on the Lawn at the Sibley Historic Site in Mendota, Minn., on Thursday, June 20. The event will start a 3:30 p.m. and conclude at 6:30 p.m.
Admission to the event is $40 per person, or $35 for members of the Dakota County Historical Society, Minnesota Historical Society, and Friends of the Sibley Historic Site. Admission includes one free drink ticket during the event. To use a drink ticket, you must be 21+.
The Sibley Historic Site is located at 1357 Sibley Memorial Highway in Mendota, Minn. Registration is limited, so contact the Sibley Site at 651-452-1596 to reserve a spot. For more information, or to reserve online, please visit www.dakotahistory.org.
Spend an afternoon with artist David Geister for this structured Wine & Paint Night. The afternoon will include instruction from David Geister about painting, materials to create your own masterpiece, and a tour of the site while your finished product dries. Attendees will paint the landscape as they sit outdoors and overlook the grounds of the Sibley Site.
Geister is a Minneapolis-based artist that specializes in historical art, picture book illustrations and landscape paintings. He has worked as a costumed interpreter at Historic Fort Snelling and continued his passion for historical art most recently with “World War One America" paintings during the Minnesota Historical Society's “WW1 America" exhibit.