*SMAC Art Gallery
Through June 23: Malena Handeen of Monte/Milan, paintings and prints. Artist reception on May 18 from 5-7 pm with special musical guests Ross Anderson and Pete Lothringer from 5:40-6:30 pm.
July 10-August 25: Edie Barret of Ortonville. Edie’s exhibit includes nest sculptures and large format painted photographs. Artist reception on July 20 from 5-7 pm.
Visit the gallery M-F 8 am-12 and 1:00 – 4:30 pm.
Barn Theatre Art Gallery-Nancy Geiger Event Center
321 4th St SW, Willmar.
May 24 – June 27: Invitational exhibit, Something’s Fishy! There will be a ballot box for the public to vote for the People’s Choice Award, the winning artist receives $100. Exhibit is in conjunction with the Barn’s production of, “Big Fish – the Musical.”
For more info, call 320-235-9500 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Gallery Hours: M-F 8 am – 5 pm, Sat. 10 am – 5 pm. Information at 507-283-1884.
Business, Arts & Recreation Center Library Gallery
1012 5th Ave, Windom
The Founders Gallery
2nd floor in Founders Hall at Southwest State University, 1501 State St, Marshall.
Gallery Hours: M-F 8 am – 5 pm, Sat. 10 am – 5 pm. Information at 507-537-6266.
Greenwater Garage & Gallery
101 Main St S, New London.
Info at email@example.com
*Hutchinson Center for the Arts
15 Franklin St SW, Hutchinson.
June 5-July 7: Nicole Havekost, “Pulling Stitches”, exhibit features a collection of mixed media animal dolls inspired by the birth of her son and the making of her family. Additional works on view include a group of mixed media stitched works on sewing pattern paper. These works explore the stitch as a mark making tool and visual language. Artist reception June 29, 5-6:30 pm.
Jackson Center for the Arts Gallery
309 2nd St, Jackson
May1-June 30: Jerry Deuschle, A Retrospective. Artist reception on May 11 from 5-7 pm (with Artist talk at 6 pm).
Java River Cafe
210 S 1st St, Montevideo
Gallery Hours for show: M-Th 7 am- 6 pm, F-Sat. 7 am-8 pm.
More information at 320-269-7106 or click Java River Cafe.
*KK Berge Gallery
807 Prentice Street, Granite Falls
May 15-Cat Abbott & Dave Meier, Correlation: Painting by Cat Abbott & Pottery by Dave Meier. Artist reception June 1, 7-9 pm.
Gallery & Gift Shop hours M–F 1-4 pm, Sat. 10 am – 3 pm. Information at 320-564-4039 or click Granite Area Arts Council.
Lac qui Parle County Museum Gallery
250 8th Ave, Madison
*May 28-July 30: 3D Art Exhibit about Robert Bly by Susan Armington.
*May 28-July 30: The Artists of Lac qui Parle County, The Artistic Waters Run Deep in Lac qui Parle County, Inspired by Robert Bly. Exhibit features the work of current and former Lac qui Parle County residents. Photography, fine art, pottery, artisan handwork and graphic design works will all be displayed.
May 28, 2017: There will be an opening reception for two art exhibits – one of local artists’ works in the Museum, and the other in the Robert Bly Study, where a special exhibit with art and soundtracks by Susan Armington about Bly’s life will be christened. 1-4 pm.
Hours: May – October M-F: 10 am-4 pm, Sat. 10 am-3pm
November – April: T-F: 10 am-4pm
*Marshall Area Fine Arts Council (MAFAC)
109 N 3rd St, Marshall
April 18-May 26: Dana Miller, A Color Journey. Mixed media photography, watercolor, ink. Reception with the artist on Saturday, April 29 from 2-4 pm.
May 30-July 7: Solid Wall of Sound, Prints Posters and Pieces by David KelseyBassett & Oak Kelsey. Reception June 24, 2-4 pm.
*Milan Village Arts School
Junction of MN Highway 7/59 and MN Highway 40, Milan.
For information on upcoming classes call 320-734-4807 or visit www.milanvillageartsschool.org.
Minnesota Machinery Museum
100 N 1st St, Hanley Falls
Permanent collection of rural art.
Hours: May 15 through September 30, M-S 10 am-4 pm, Sun. 1-4:30 pm. Info at 507-768-3522 or www.mnmachinerymuseum.com
Nobles County Art Center
407 12th St, Worthington
June 1-23: Selected Pieces from the Permanent Collection of the Nobles County Art Center. Part of their 700+ piece collection that has been collected over 50+ years in Worthington.
Potato Eaters Gallery
Call 320-237-4148 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for exact hours and information. Normally open on Friday and Saturday afternoons, or by appointment.
Redwood Falls Public Library
509 S Lincoln St, Redwood Falls
Through May 31: Tatanka Arts presents Watercolors by GGG (Great Grandmother Ginger). Ginger Hallbeck is a watercolor artist and teacher from Olivia. Artist reception on March 18, 12-2 pm.
Ridgewater College Gallery (Hutchinson)
Adjacent to Commons, 2 Century Avenue SE, Hutchinson.
Click for more info Ridgewater Galleries or call 320-234-8500.
Ridgewater College Gallery (Willmar)
Building F, Upper Level, 2101 15th Avenue NW, Willmar.
Click for more info Ridgewater Galleries or call 320-222-5200.
Robert Remick Gallery/Cottonwood County Historical Society
*May 6-September 2, 2017: Jessica Bak, Hidden Nature Photography. Artist reception Saturday, May 6 from 2-4 pm. Light refreshments and free admission.
812 Fourth Avenue, Windom.
Gallery Hours: M-F 8 am- 4 pm, Sat 10 am – 4 pm. For more info, call 507-831-1134 or email email@example.com
The Smallest Art Gallery
118 2nd St NW, Ortonville.
Through May 26: Youth Art Exhibit. Artist reception to take place April 29 at 6 pm.
June 3-June 24: Celeste Suter, a renowned fiber artist from Montevideo, Minnesota.
Celeste’s artist reception will be held Saturday, June 3rd from 1-3 pm. Celeste will also be offering a number of classes to both adults and children, visit the website listed below for more information.
July 1-July 14: Neva Foster, a celebrated water color artist. The Artist Reception is Monday, July 3, 6-8 pm.
July 17-28: Tessie Smith and Erlys Sis will exhibit and hold classes teaching fiber art. Arist reception on Monday, July 17, 6-7:30 pm. Tessie will be doing spinning wheel and weaving demos, see more details on website listed below if interested.
*2016-2017 Online Exhibit “On the Green Edge of Scandinavian Folk Art” by Lucy Tokheim: Collected Works at lucy-tokheim.squarespace.com.
Gallery located at: 2057 361st Ave, Dawson.
Visit www.tokheim-stoneware.com for more info about the gallery or call 320-769-2142 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
William Whipple Gallery
In Bellows Academic Center 291 at Southwest Minnesota State University Art Museum, Marshall.
M-Th 8 am-11 pm, F 8 am-4:30 pm
Sat. 11 am-6 pm, Sun. 2 pm-11 pm. Closed holidays and academic breaks.
Call 507-537-6266 or visit SMSU Galleries for more information.
Willmar Education and Arts Center (WEAC)
611 5th St SW, Willmar.
Gallery hours are M-F 8 am- 4 pm, and during events. Info at 320-235-8560 or willmarareaartscouncil.org.
*Indicates the project was funded in part with with a grant from the Southwest Minnesota Arts Council made possible by the voters of Minnesota thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund, an appropriation from the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the State’s general fund, and a grant from the McKnight Foundation.