Artistic Performance & Spaces

The Mantorville Theatre Company

The MTC is a community theatre and performs plays throughout the year. During the summer season, starting the last weekend in June, you can see a different Melodrama every three weeks. Come boo the villain, cheer the hero and sigh for the sweet heroine...more information may be had on their web page!

Friends of Wasioja

"Friends of Wasioja" is a group of enthusiastic citizens of SE Minnesota. Their goal is promote history, save historical sites and become a vital part of the Community. Wasioja Civil War Days on June 15 & 16, 2013, will be sponsored by the "Friends". Wasioja Civil War Days will commemorate the Civil War with full battle reenactments.

Mantorville Area Chamber of Commerce

Year 'round activities for families, picnickers, bikers, history buffs, art lovers, photographers, antique hunters, craft groups, those who enjoy good food, campers, fishermen & women, kids, seniors, the family dog, ghost hunters, bargain hunters, stock car race fans.........! Everyone, really.

Mantorville Restoration Association

The Mantorville Restoration Association is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to the restoration and preservation of Mantorville's history and historic buildings. The MRA owns and maintains several properties in Mantorville, including the Mantorville Opera House, the Restoration House, the Log House, the Carriage House and the newly acquired Greek Revival House (which the group saved from destruction and moved to a new location). The Opera House can be rented for private and public events. Contact them at PO Box 311, Mantorville, MN 55955.

The Mantorville Restoration Association also sponsors Mantorville's annual Marigold Days. The 51st Annual Marigold Days will be held September 7-8, 2016, at Riverside Park and all over Mantorville. Flea and Antique Market, music, parades, arts and crafts, bingo, dancing, car show, quilt show flower show, and a lot of really good food!


The Mantorville Art Guild supports the fine artists and organizations in the Mantorville area.
Below is a directory of our Member Artists where you can learn more about your favorite artists and how to get in touch with them. To the right, is a list of area Artistic Performance Spaces and their events.

Member Artists

Cheryl Anderson

All Dressed Up
Alterations, Custom Sewing, Doll Clothes

PH: 507-356-8032


Arlene Bjornson

Artist and Writer
Watercolor Artworks

PH: 507-365-8287

Gayle Dahl

Folk Paintings

PH: 507-775-2270, 269-1942

Harriet Douglas

Paper, Canvas, Metal, Wood and Plastic
Oils, Acrylics and Watercolors

PH: 507-281-3841

Terry Eckstein


Mantorville Farms
6079 231st Avenue
Mantorville, MN 55955

Theresa Hoaglund

TheresaHoaglundDecorative painter on 'found objects', wreaths, and floral arrangements.

PH: 507-421-7166


Mary Kolb

All Things Quilted
Quilted and Sewn Items

PH: 507-993-1579

Gretchen Lohrbach

Fiber Arts

PH: 507-251-6703

Layne Noser II

Charcoal, Oil Painting and Computer Graphics

Wasioja, MN


Wanda Samuelson

WandaSamuelson_bioQuilted Items

PH: 507-477-3165

Anne Thiemann

AnneThiemann_bioAnne's Creations
Designer Jewelry and Knitted Items

PH: 507-282-9592


John Flatten

Sailing Airman Photography

Cards and Prints

Ginni Cormack

507 282-4265

Cheryl Frarck

Water Colors

507 250-3421

Nicole Johnson

Hand Crafted Jewelry

503 563-0895

Jean Ryan

Encaustic Art

507 891-067