*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.”

Contact for more details: 320 235-8560,,

For more info, call 320-235-9500 or email, or Facebook.


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.,


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 Facebook or


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


*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

Gallery Hours: M-Th 10 am-5 pm, Fri. 12-4 pm. Info at 320-587-7278 or, or Facebook


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.

Gallery Hours: M, W, F: 2-5 pm, T, Th: 10 am-5 pm, Sat. 10 am-1 pm. Info at 507-849-7415 or, or Facebook.


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

Hours: M-F 9am-4pm. Information at 320-235-1881, or


*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

Info at (320) 598-7678,,   Facebook


*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.

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


*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


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



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.

Gallery Hours: M-F 12-2:30 pm. Call 507-372-8245, email, 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 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 or Facebook, Library Hours: M-Th 10am-8pm, Fri. 10am-5pm, Sat. 10am-2pm. 507-627-8650, 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.

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


The Smallest Art Gallery

118 2nd St NW, Ortonville.

For more information: 320-226-8213,, or


Tokheim Pottery

Gallery located at: 2057 361st Ave, Dawson.

Visit for more info about the gallery or call 320-769-2142 or email


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

*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.