*SMAC Art Gallery
Through March 2nd, 2018: Glen Bruns of Marshall. Glen received a SMAC individual artist grant in 2015 to create mixed media collages, featuring the use of old books. Glen’s artist reception will be on Thursday, January 11 from 5-7 pm, with live music from Ralph Hepola (Tuba) and Peter Lothringer (guitar) from 5:30-6:30 pm.
March 15th through April 27: Barb Hawes of Marshall. Hawes will be displaying book arts. Artist reception on Thursday, March 15th from 5-7 pm. Light refreshments. Live music from 5:30-6:30 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.
Through March 6th, 2018: The next play at the Barn is “Why do fools fall in love?” The theme for the exhibit running in conjunction with this production “Love.”
For more info, call 320-235-9500 or email email@example.com
Bird Island Cultural Centre
604 Dogwood Avenue, Bird Island.
March 15th through April 14th, 208: The Photography of Jonas Heyl. Artist reception will be held on March 17, from 1-5 pm. Come meet Jonas Heyl and hear more about his work, life on the farm and inspirations.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
*Hutchinson Center for the Arts
15 Franklin St SW, Hutchinson.
February 12th-March 9th, 2018: We Are What We Make: Community Showcase. Crow River area artists, makers, crafters, and creatives show! Public Reception and Celebration for the Artists: March 9th 5 – 7
Singers, Musicians, & Spoken Word Performers – Sign up to perform up to 5 minutes the evening of the public celebration by contacting our Program Assistant at email@example.com
Jackson Center for the Arts Gallery
309 2nd St, Jackson
Through February 28th, 2018: Sally Clarksean’s Sports Photography. Artist reception January 28th, 2-4 pm.
Java River Cafe
210 S 1st St, Montevideo
“Wings of Freedom…Songs of Joy” Photography exhibit by John G. White. Music by Malena Handeen and Lee Kanten. Artist reception March 2nd, 6-9 pm.
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
*KK Berge Gallery
807 Prentice Street, Granite Falls
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
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
Trough February 9th, 2018: Tommy Nelson, photography. Tommy started doing photography six years ago and quickly found out that he loved to freeze moments in time and all of the unique ways to capture that time. He has no specifics when it comes to taking pictures and he usually will have his time capsule (camera) on him at all times. He loves shooting everything related to nature and setting up the tripod to manipulate light trails and patterns. Artist reception on February 3, 2018 from 2-4 pm.
February 13th through March 23rd, 2018: High School Teachers Make Art, featuring: Brydie DeMuth (Marshall HS), Scott Hanson (Minneota HS), John Sterner (Lakeview PS), & Christine Tromblay (MATEC). Artist reception on February 22nd from 4-6 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
March 2nd-March 28th, 2018: District 518 Student Show. Exceptional show featuring the talent of District 518 student grades 1-12. Drawings, paintings, mosaics, stained glass and ceramics are just some of the media represented. Many of the works are for sale. Opening on Friday, March 2 from 5-7 pm.
June: Join Nobles county for their first annual Silent Art Auction with a closing reception on June 24th from 2-4 pm. All auction pieces will be available for viewing and bidding throughout the month of June. Final bids will be accepted during the closing reception.
July-August, 2018: Jerry Deuschle will display his ceramics during July and August, the show titled “Then and Now” will encompass Jerry’s recent as well as past works. The opening reception will be held Sunday, July 1st from 2-4 pm.
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
Re-Vamped Art Studio
214 E Main St, Pipestone.
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
812 Fourth Avenue, Windom.
Through March 17th, 2018: The next exhibit in the Remick Gallery is the 2018 Photo show, “Give it Your Best Shot: Focus on Cottonwood County in Black and White.” This is the 5th annual photo show. The exhibit features black & white photographs taken in Cottonwood County by local photographers. Stop in and vote for your favorite photograph. Free admission. This exhibit is sponsored bythe Robert & Helen Remick Endowment.
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.
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.