These are the people who make it all run smoothly.

Michael Burgraff

Michael Burgraff

Executive Director

This is the man who shakes hands and kisses babies. Michael is the lifeblood of the Center for the Arts.

Our Mission

The mission of A Center for the Arts in Fergus Falls is to connect artists, patrons and community by providing the best possible arts experiences that inspire creativity, curiosity, imagination, and learning.

Becky Sonmor

Becky Sonmor

Marketing & Office Manager

Becky makes sure that you know everything going on at the Center and that it runs smoothly.


We strive to be a regional pillar for the arts with an ever-expanding audience, offering a broad range of arts experiences and opportunities for engagement and growth.

Core Values

Artistry – We cherish, respect, and celebrate the Arts.

Diversity РOur organization values sharing a variety of arts from multople backgrounds and traditions.

Inclusion – We welcome and invite participation and engagement in our organization.

Education – We believe in lifelong learning experiences for patrons and artists of all ages and abilities.

Longevity – Our organization is committed to maintaining a presence in our regional community through management and fiscal responsibility, made possible in part by generous community support.

Board of Directors

Kurt Nygaard, President

Alison Olson, Vice-President

Mike VanVoorhis, Secretary

Jeff Stanislawski, Treasurer

Jean Bowman

Dee Bujalski

Edmund Bujalski

Jolene Osander

Rob Rogholt

Mike Trudeau