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**Some galleries might be closed currently because of COVID-19 and previously scheduled exhibits may also be affected. Please contact the staff of the organization before making plans. 

*SMAC Art Gallery

114 N 3rd St, Marshall

September 9th through October 29, 2021: Anne Wedler of Marshall will be exhibiting in the SMAC gallery. Wedler received a SMAC Individual Artist grant in 2020 to explore drawings to develop into cyanotypes. Cyanotype is a photographic printing process that produces a cyan-blue print. Wedler will have an in-person reception on September 9 from 5-7 pm as well as a virtual reception on September 16 at 5:30 pm). Zoom link & information:

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us06web.zoom.us/j/94115178113?pwd=VVVsVExQMFVJSHdKRmJOTWJnNWI1QT09

Meeting ID: 941 1517 8113
Passcode: 220941

If joining by landline, find your local number to call in: https://us06web.zoom.us/u/kbIrSMzB83

Be on the lookout for more details to come about her receptions on our FacebookInstagramwebsite, and through our emails!

Gallery Hours M-F 8 am-12 and 1:00 – 4:30 pm. **Please call ahead or schedule to visit the gallery to ensure we are open. As a safety precaution at this time we have limited staff in-person at the office. Call 800-622-5284 or email info@swmnarts.org

 

Barn Theatre Art Gallery-Nancy Geiger Event Center

321 4th St SW, Willmar.

Through Sept 26: Community Barn Quilts. This exhibit will then be on permanent display at the upper mezzanine by the Willmar Area Arts Council office ongoing forward. This project was made possible with funds from the David Korsmo Memorial Fund and the Willmar Area Community Foundation.

Contact for more details: 320 235-8560, willmararts@gmail.com, www.willmarareaartscouncil.org.

Or 320-235-9500,  info@thebarntheater.com

TheBarnTheatre.comFacebook.

WillmarAreaArtsCouncil.org

 

*Bird Island Cultural Centre

604 Dogwood Avenue, Bird Island

September 7 through September 30, 2021: Nan Karr-Kaufenberg presents “25 Years of Block Prints”. Artist reception September 11, 1-3 pm. 

October, 2021: Dona Larkin, paintings. Artist reception October 16, 1-3 pm. 

November 1 through December 10: Sheila & Tom Jacobs. “Old Fashioned Christmas”. Artist reception December 3, 4-7:3o pm in conjunction with the First Annual Christmas Market. Sheila is a visual artist (potter & stain glass) and Tom creates functional works of art with wood.

M-F 10am-5pm and Saturday 1-4 pm.

Contact: 229-220-4232

www.birdislandculture.com, www.facebook.com/birdislandculture, 320-365-1011, Instagram: birdislandculture

 

Brandenburg Gallery

213 E Luverne St, Luverne

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

Gallery Hours: M-F 8 am – 5:30 pm. For more information: 507-831-2375 or email barcwindom@windomnet.com. Facebook or BARCWindom.com.

 

 

Coffey Contemporary Arts

113 East Main St, Luverne, Minnesota

Gallery Hours: Fri 4-8 pm & Saturday 10 am-8 pm. For more information: (401) 500-3057 or email cca.td4@gmail.com

 

Dassel History Center & Ergot Museum Gallley

901 1st St S, Dassel

Gallery Hours: T-F 10am-4pm, Sat 9am-1pm

http://dassel.com/DAHS/dahs.htm, (320) 275-3077, https://www.facebook.com/DasselHistoryCenter/

 

Deuschle Studio

1294 131st St, Luverne

Local and regional art, clay classes and studio rental. Clay studio of Jerry Deuschle and jewelry by Kathy Deuschle.

Gallery Hours: TH 5-9 pm, Fri & Sat 2-6 pm and by appointment.

https://deuschlestudio.weebly.com/
Contact: jkdeuschle@yahoo.com

 

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.

GreenWaterGarage.com

Info at kristin@greenwatergarage.com

 

*Hutchinson Center for the Arts

15 Franklin St SW, Hutchinson.

August 24 through September 24, 2021: Minnesota Structures: Buildings & Signs Across the State, photographs by Lars Samuelsson. Learn more about Lars and his work in Hutchinson Center for the Arts 5 Questions Series HERE

Gallery Hours: T-Th 10 am-5 pm, Fri. 10am- noon. Frist Saturday of the month from 10am-2pm. Info at 320-587-7278 or www.hutchinsonarts.org, or Facebook

 

Jackson Center for the Arts Gallery

309 2nd St, Jackson

Gallery Hours: M-F: 2-5 pm, Sat. 10 am-1 pm. Info at 507-849-7415 or www.jacksoncenterforthearts.com, or Facebook.

 

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.

 

Kandiyohi County Historical Society

610 Highway 71 NE, Willmar

Hours: M-F 9am-4pm. Information at 320-235-1881, kandhist@msn.com or www.kandiyohicountyhistory.com.

 

Lac qui Parle County Museum Gallery

250 8th Ave, Madison

Hours: May – October M-F: 10 am-4 pm, Sat. 10 am-3pm
November – April: T-F: 10 am-4pm

Info at (320) 598-7678, lqphc.org, lqphistorycenter@lqpco.com   Facebook

 

Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum

330 Eight Street, Walnut Grove

Free and open to the public every day. 507-859-2358. www.walnutgrove.org

*April 1st through October 31st, 2021: Don’t Doubt Your Horses: an interactive exhibition. Artist: Dan Wahl. Artist reception Monday, May 31st from 10am-5pm. https://www.dontdoubtyourhorses.com/

 

Listening Stones Farm Gallery

33166 770th Ave, Ortonville

Featuring the Prairie Photography of John G. White.

Hours: Call ahead 320-894-4843 www.johngwhitephotos.com

 

l.Louise

www.llouiseart.com

 

*Makers on the Minnesota (KK Berge Gallery & Granite Area Arts Council)

807 Prentice Street, Granite Falls

Main Gallery:

  • August 9th through September 18, 2021: “8 Chapters”. A new collaborative show by local artists Talon Cavender-Wilson & Dani Prados.
  • September 20-Oct. 3: Linda Mathiasen of Granite Falls, City Bench Art

Emerging Artist Gallery:

  • September 15 through October 31, 2021: “Running Boy Wolf”. This exhibit features the work of Dacian Cavender-DeMuth, a 6-year-old artist from Pezutazizi K’api (Upper Sioux Community). This inaugural show in the Emerging Artist Series is an exhibition of this young artist’s early works, his generative process, and his explorations of Dakota stories, history and identity. Artist Reception: September 15, 5:30 pm.

Gallery & Gift Shop hours M–F 10 am-4 pm, Sat. 10 am – 3 pm. Please call ahead if you plan to visit to ensure the gallery is open, sometimes volunteer staff has to be away from the building. Information at 320-564-4039 or click Granite Area Arts Council.

 

*Marshall Area Fine Arts Council (MAFAC)

109 N 3rd St, Marshall

July 13th through September 10, 2021: “Dancing with my Paintbrush”, Agnes “Bobbie” Alsgaard Lien. Artist reception Thursday, July 15th from 5-7 pm.

September 14 through November 5, 2021: Photography Contest & Exhibit. This year’s themes: Explore and Rule of Thirds.

Registration and Delivery Deadline: Fri., Sept. 10 by 5 p.m.

Awards Presentations & Reception:  Thurs., October 14 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the MAFAC Arts Center. Participants and the public are invited.

Gallery Hours: T-F 12 – 5:30 pm. Info at 507-532-5463 or www.mafac.net, or Facebook.

 

 

Memorial Auditorium Performing Arts Center

714 13th St, Worthington, MN 56187, USA

Hours: M-F 9 am – 1 pm and for events, (507) 376-9101, showtimenow@frontiernet.net, www.friendsoftheauditorium.com/ , www.facebook.com/memorialauditorium/

 

*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

Gallery Hours: M-F 12-3 pm. Call 507-372-8245, email noblearts@vastbb.net, or visit Nobles County Art Center  or Facebook for more information.

 

Potato Eaters Gallery

330 Litchfield Ave SW, Willmar

Call 320-237-4148 or email potatoeatersgallery@yahoo.com for exact hours and information. Normally open on Friday and Saturday afternoons, or by appointment.

 

Redwood Falls Public Library
Meeting Room

509 S Lincoln St, Redwood Falls

www.tatankaarts.org or Facebook, Library Hours: M-Th 10am-8pm, Fri. 10am-5pm, Sat. 10am-2pm. 507-627-8650 www.redwoodfallslibrary.org, or Facebook.

 

Re-Vamped Art Studio

214 E Main St, Pipestone.

(507) 825-0042.

 

Ridgewater College Gallery (Hutchinson)

Adjacent to Commons, 2 Century Avenue SE, Hutchinson.

Through September 25, 2021: “Kandiyohi County Baroque” by Andrew Nordin,  who studied at Willmar Community College, St. Cloud State University, and San Jose State in California. These abstract works on plywood and linen explore form building and repetition of shapes found in rural architecture.

Through October, 2021: Ridgewater Alumni Exhibit celebrating 60 years at the College.

Artists from each decade are represented, with past Ridgewater College instructors also present, as both alumni and honored faculty. Robert Mattson, Marjorie Nilssen, Roger Laux Nelson, Kyle Fokken, Carissa Johnson, Eva Margaret, Anna Serrano, Deb Shriver, Shelley Caldwell and Matt Reimers.

This exhibit is curated by Andrew Nordin, who studied at Willmar Community College, St. Cloud State University, and San Jose State in California.

The Ridgewater Fine Art Gallery is located inside the commons, on the Hutchinson Campus. Open 8 to 5 Monday-Friday.  Parking is available for visitors near the entrance. For more information contact Gallery Curator Andrew Nordin at Andrew.nordin@ridgewater.edu.

 

 

Ridgewater College Gallery (Willmar)

Building F, Upper Level, 2101 15th Avenue NW, Willmar.

Through September 25, 2021: Ridgewater Alumni Exhibit celebrating 60 years at the College.

Artists from each decade are represented, with past Ridgewater College instructors also present, as both alumni and honored faculty. Robert Mattson, Marjorie Nilssen, Roger Laux Nelson, Kyle Fokken, Carissa Johnson, Eva Margaret, Anna Serrano, Deb Shriver, Shelley Caldwell and Matt Reimers.

This exhibit is curated by Andrew Nordin, who studied at Willmar Community College, St. Cloud State University, and San Jose State in California.

October, 2021: “Kandiyohi County Baroque” by Andrew Nordin,  who studied at Willmar Community College, St. Cloud State University, and San Jose State in California. These abstract works on plywood and linen explore form building and repetition of shapes found in rural architecture.

The Ridgewater Fine art gallery is located near the Theatre in the Fine Art Building of the Willmar Campus. Open 8 to 5 Monday-Friday.  Parking is available for visitors nearby.

For more information contact Andrew.nordin@ridgewater.edu

Click for more info on Ridgewater Galleries or call 320-222-5200.

 

Robert Remick Gallery/Cottonwood County Historical Society

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 cchs@windomnet.com

 

The Smallest Art Gallery

118 2nd St NW, Ortonville.

For more information: 320-226-8213, www.thesmallestartgallery.com, or www.facebook.com/smallestartgallery

 

 

William Whipple Gallery

In Bellows Academic Center 291 at Southwest Minnesota State University Art Museum, Marshall.

September 1 through October 4, 2021: “Color Tells the Story”. Illustrations and Cartooning, featuring: Megan Fraunhoffer, Vladan Djordjevic, Sean Knickerbocker, Fiona Avocado, and Masha Gerasimchuk-Djordjevic.

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)

511 5th St SW, Willmar.

August 17 through October 15, 2021: Art Teacher’s Art

Gallery hours were M-F 8 am- 4 pm, and during events. Info at 320-235-8560 or willmarareaartscouncil.org, Willmararts@gmail.com

*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.

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