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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 library@marshalllyonlibrary.org.

Please let us know of any accommodations needed for you to enjoy any of our events, virtual or in-person: info@swmnarts.org. You can also visit SMAC’s Access page for more information.

Call 800-622-5284 or email info@swmnarts.org

 

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.

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

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

TheBarnTheatre.comFacebook.

WillmarAreaArtsCouncil.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, info@bluenose.coop

http://www.bluenose.coop/Bluenose Gopher on Facebook

 

*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.

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.comFacebook Page

 

Dassel History Center & Ergot Museum Gallery

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.

June 7th through July 29, 2022: Transmutation with Andrew Cellini & Stephanie Lenertz. Public reception June 10th, 6-8 pm. 

Upcoming:

Diamond Knispel Aug 8- Sept 16

Natasha Pestich Sept 27-Nov 4

Glenna Olson Nov 16-Jan 6

Gallery Hours: Tue-Sat 10 am-5 pm. 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

 

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

 

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 kristine.shelstad@gmail.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

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

Through June 24, 2022: Annual Community Art Show & Competition.

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

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
::PLEASE MASK::

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

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

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.

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 cchs@windomnet.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.

For more information: 320-226-8213, www.thesmallestartgallery.com, or www.facebook.com/smallestartgallery. Summer Hours: Thurs-Sun, 9:30-11:30 am.

 

 

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.

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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