“Minnesota Communities in Detail” by Isaiah Okongo opens at Ely’s Historic State Theater May 13.

 Duluth Pottery 1924 W. Superior St. Duluth Tues.-Sat. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. “Nature’s Palette,” plein air paintings by Nelia Harper through May 30.

Duluth Public Library Tiny Art Show On display at all three locations through May 31.

Ely’s Historic State Theater 238 E. Sheridan St., Ely May 13-26: Isaiah Okongo, “Minnesota Communities in Detail.”

Harbor Rail Pub 602 1st Ave., Two Harbors Voyageur Artists’ annual spring exhibit, “Motion.” Opening reception Friday, May 10, 5:30 p.m. J

ohnson Heritage Post Art Gallery 115 W. Wisconsin St., Grand Marais “Species of Special Concern” by Tanya Piatz through May 19. Artist talk Thursday, May 16, 5 p.m.

Lyric Center for the Arts 510 Chestnut St., Virginia Open 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday through Saturdays Open Art Club Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free, all ages. Lyric Art Colony meets first and third Thursdays, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. “Open Water,” annual exhibit celebrating the return of warm weather. 

Macrostie Art Center 405 NW 1st Ave., Grand Rapids Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. “Social Canvas” by Roya Nazari Najafabadi through May 31. Little Big Show through June 28. Rick Kagigebi in the Giinawind Creative Space through June.

Magic Smelt Puppet Troupe Parade workshops at Lafayette Community Center, 3016 Minnesota Ave. on Park Point. Saturdays, May 11, 18 & 25, 3-6 p.m. Wednesdays, May 15 & 22, 6-8 p.m. Fridays, May 17 & 24, 6-8 p.m. Parade Sunday, May 26, 3:30 p.m. starting at the grassy knoll by the Aerial Lift Bridge. Party at Zeitgeist Arts Cafe 5:30 p.m. See magicsmelt.com for details.

Nice Girls of the North Marketplace Saturday, May 11, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Spirit of the Lake Community School 5401 E. Superior St. Local women-owned art cooperative hosts markets the second Saturday of each month.

Out of the Woods Winery 10588 Main St.. Hayward "Feelings" by mixed media artist Deanna Persson through July 27. 

Prøve Gallery 21 N. Lake St., Duluth “POV: Youth Photography Showcase” opening reception Friday, May 17, 5-7 p.m. On view May 18, 19 & 25, 12-4 p.m. and May 24, 4-7 p.m.

Rathskeller 132 E. Superior St. Duluth “In the Cups” by Robb Quisling. Opening reception Tuesday, May 14, 5-7 p.m. 

Reif Center Gallery 720 NW Conifer Dr., Grand Rapids Open 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday - Friday.  Regional Printmakers through June

Siiviis Gallery 361 Canal Park Dr., Duluth Open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. “Strengthening Light,” paintings, ceramics and jewelry by 30 artists.

Split Rock Lighthouse North of Two Harbors on Hwy. 61 Featured artist in May: Natalija Walbridge. She will be onsite Saturday, May 18, 1-3 p.m.

Tweed Museum, UMD Campus Open Tuesday, 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Weds.-Sat. 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  “The Company of Trees,” selections from the Tweed's Permanent Collection through Aug. 10.

Washburn Cultural Center 1 E. Bayfield St., Washburn Open Weds. - Sun. 12-4 p.m. Washburn School District Student Show through May 27.

Wussow’s Concert Cafe 324 N. Central Ave. Duluth May artist: Dirtbike Boyfriend. Closing reception Thursday, May 30, 6 p.m.

Zeitgeist Arts 222 Superior St. Duluth Art by Maelo Cruz in the atrium and Margie Helstrom in the cafe.