Arts Events

Kent Estey’s paintings for the “Birchbark & Cattails” exhibit at AICHO use specialized fluorescent paint. UV flashlights are provided for visitors to view the paintings in a new way with the lights turned down.

AICHO Galleries Robert Powless Cultural Center 202 W. 2nd St., Duluth Through June 30: “Birchbark & Cattails: An Homage to Land that Creates Art” by contemporary artist Kent Estey and textile artist Ramona Morrow. Reception Friday, May 19, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Gallery is open Mon.–Fri. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 218-722-7225 and ask if the gallery space is available for viewing before your visit.  

Duluth Art Institute 508 W. Michigan St. Daily 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Annual Member Show May 22 - June 18 in the Depot Great Hall. Reception Wednesday, May 31, 5:30-8 p.m. “Reclaiming” by Alexa Carson, Corridor Gallery through June 7.  

Duluth Art Institute Lincoln Park Building 229 W. 2nd St. “Bellwether” by Adam Swanson through June 1.   Ely Historic State Theater 238 E. Sheridan St., Ely Sylvia Houle, "The Stories We Share" through May 28.  

Johnson Heritage Post Art Gallery 115 Wisconsin St., Grand Marais Mon. & Thurs.-Sat. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sun. 1-4 p.m., closed Tues. & Weds. “Up North Landscapes” by Douglas Ross. Culture Crawl Friday, May 26, 4-6 p.m.  

Lyric Center for the Arts 510 Chestnut St., Virginia Open 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday through Saturdays 18th annual Open Water exhibit through June 30.  

Macrostie Art Center 405 NW 1st Ave., Grand Rapids Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. “Little Big Show” through June 30, group exhibit of miniature works featuring Cloquet artist Alyssa Swanson. “Reflection” by Marva Harms through May 27. Miikawaadendaagwad gathering Thursdays, 5-7 p.m.  

Nice Girls of the North Second Saturday Marketplace Sat., May 13, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Spirit of the Lake Community School, 5401 E. Superior St. Collaborative of women artists and crafters selling locally made unique products.  

Pizza Luce 11 E. Superior St. Paintings by Dusty Kellin through June.  

Rathskeller 132 E. Superior St. Duluth Surrealist art by Kathryn Ford.   Siiviis Gallery 361 Canal Park Dr., Duluth 'Hidden Realms' by Lori Franklin.  

Split Rock Lighthouse North of Two Harbors on Hwy. 61 May artist: Wendy Smith. Meet Wendy and talk about her work in person May 26 & 27, 2-6 p.m.