Southwest Minnesota Galleries
**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
As of July 2022, the SMAC Gallery in Marshall is closed. However, we will still be finding ways to host SMAC artists in the community for exhibits.
July 14th through August 26th, 2022: Dan Wahl’s Don’t Doubt Your Horses, a participatory exhibit. In-person Artist reception Wednesday, July 27th from 9am to 12 pm at the Marshall-Lyon County Library in conjunction with the Petting Zoo & Carnival. The Marshall-Lyon County Library is located at 201 C Street in Marshall, MN.
The Marshall-Lyon County Library hours are Monday through Friday 10 am to 8 pm & Saturday 9 am to 2 pm. The library building has accessible parking, as well as being an accessible building and space. If you have questions about the location, please contact the facility at 507-537-7003 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Call 800-622-5284 or email email@example.com
Barn Theatre Art Gallery-Nancy Geiger Event Center
321 4th St SW, Willmar
June 7th through June 30th: GREEN! Themed, invitational exhibit for the Barn’s next play, “Shrek”. All mediums are accepted. All 2D pieces need to have wire on the back for hanging. The entry fee is $5 per piece for members, $7 for non-members and you can enter up to three pieces. All work needs to be here by noon, Monday, June 6. There will be a ballot box for the public to vote for their favorite work of art and the winning artist receives $50.
Or 320-235-9500, firstname.lastname@example.org
Bluenose Gopher Gallery
681 Prentice St, Granite Falls
June & July, 2022: 2022 is the 100th Anniversary of the Capper-Volstead Act which created a framework for cooperatives still being used today-stop in and see this photography exhibit featuring some of Minnesota’s unique cooperatives.
W, TH & Sun 4-8 pm. Fr & Sat 11 am-10 pm.
Contact for more details: (320) 564-0034, email@example.com
*Bird Island Cultural Centre
604 Dogwood Avenue, Bird Island
June 2022: Doug Pederson “Wood, Bone, Oil & Steel”. Artist reception June 18, 1-3 pm.
M-F 10am-5pm and Saturday 1-4 pm.
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
Coffey Contemporary Arts
113 East Main St, Luverne, Minnesota
Dassel History Center & Ergot Museum Gallery
901 1st St S, Dassel
Gallery Hours: T-F 10am-4pm, Sat 9am-1pm
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
*Hutchinson Center for the Arts
15 Franklin St SW, Hutchinson.
June 7th through July 29, 2022: Transmutation with Andrew Cellini & Stephanie Lenertz. Public reception June 10th, 6-8 pm.
Diamond Knispel Aug 8- Sept 16
Natasha Pestich Sept 27-Nov 4
Glenna Olson Nov 16-Jan 6
Jackson Center for the Arts Gallery
309 2nd St, Jackson
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
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
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
Madison Art Gallery
601 First Street, Madison
Through June 2022: Mary Boylan. Show celebration will be held on Wednesday, June 8th from 5-6pm.
Hours: 10 am – 5 pm weekdays and occasional weekends. Contact: Kristine at email@example.com, 1-512-626-9972
*Makers on the Minnesota (KK Berge Gallery & Granite Area Arts Council)
807 Prentice Street, Granite Falls
June 20th through July 30th, 2022: John White Photography. Artist Reception Thursday, July 14, 7-9 pm.
John G. White focuses his camera and art on the textures within the vanished prairie pothole ecosystem. 99% of which was converted into cropland and communities. Learn more about his works at listeningstonesfarm.com
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
May 17th through July 8, 2022: Nature’s Abstract Nature and Friends-A Journey in Search of Artistic Voice. Artist reception Thursday, May 19th, 5-7 pm.
Gallery Hours: T-F 12 – 5:30 pm. Info at 507-532-5463 or Facebook.
Memorial Auditorium Performing Arts Center
714 13th St, Worthington, MN 56187, USA
*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
Through June 24, 2022: Annual Community Art Show & Competition.
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
Meeting Room, 509 S Lincoln St, Redwood Falls
Through June 2022: Tatanka Arts Juried Community Art show. Reception Saturday, May 21st, 10:30 am, View Art : Vote for People’s Choice & Awards for juried pieces. No refreshments due to COVID
Re-Vamped Art Studio
214 E Main St, Pipestone.
Ridgewater College Gallery (Hutchinson)
Adjacent to Commons, 2 Century Avenue SE, Hutchinson
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.email@example.com.
Ridgewater College Gallery (Willmar)
Building F, Upper Level, 2101 15th Avenue NW, Willmar
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.firstname.lastname@example.org
Click for more info on Ridgewater Galleries or call 320-222-5200.
Robert Remick Gallery/Cottonwood County Historical Society
812 Fourth Avenue, Windom.
May 1 through September 3, 2022: Genius Loci: Real & Imagined by David Strom of Windom. Reception May 1, 2-4 pm with artist talk at 3 pm. Free admission & light refreshments. The exhibit features over 20 works of art in a variety of mediums including acrylic, pen & ink and collage. The themes of his work include landscapes, plat maps, grain bins and wind turbines. The show is a visual exploration of his surroundings over the last 50 years. Prepare to see the world differently.
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.
June 16th through July 7th, 2022: Deb Connolly “Common Ground”. Reception Thursday, June 16th, 5-6:30 pm.
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)
511 5th St SW, Willmar.
June & July 2022: Creating Art Together! Artist reception June 2, 4-5:30 pm.
*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.