“Leading With Our Hearts: Ojibwe, Sami & Nordic Designs from Nature” opens March 17 at the Nordic Center.
AICHO Galleries Robert Powless Cultural Center 202 W. 2nd St., Duluth Through March 31: “Aanjitoon: Anishinaabe Art Through a Contemporary Lens.” Gallery 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. “I Didn't Know How to Say Goodbye” by Carole d'Inverno through May 3. “Midwest” by Laura Manney through March 26. Virtual exhibit: “University of Minnesota Duluth 2023 Emerging Photographers” at duluthartinstitute.org/umd-photo.
Duluth Whole Foods Co-op Through March: Paintings by Emily Hayes at East Hillside location, 610 E. 4th St. Mural by Sam Zimmerman at Denfeld location, 4426 Grand Ave.
Empire Coffee 1204 Tower Ave., Superior March residency: Dusty Keliin Opening reception Thursday, March 16, 6-9 p.m.
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. Winter Plein Air exhibit.
Kruk Gallery, UWS Holden Fine Arts, 1805 Catlin Ave. Warrior Printress Letterpress through March 27.
Lyric Center for the Arts 510 Chestnut St., Virginia Open Thurs. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Fri. & Sat. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Lyric Gallery is seeking art for the annual Open Water exhibit, deadline April 10. See lyriccenteronline.org for details. March featured artist: Regina Swanson.
Macrostie Art Center 405 NW 1st Ave., Grand Rapids Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. “Indigenous” by Shaun Chosa through March. “Ribbon Skirts” through March 25. “Keystone Characters,” sculptures by Layl McDill through April 29. Seeking submissions for the annual miniatures exhibition. Deadline April 29.
Nordic Center 23 N. Lake Ave. Duluth Open Fridays 12-4 p..m. and Saturdays 1-4 p.m. March 17-April 29: “Leading With Our Hearts: Ojibwe, Sami & Nordic Designs from Nature.” Reception Friday, March 17, 7-9 p.m. Traditional and contemporary floral and geometric designs from Ojibwe, Sami, and Nordic textile traditions. Ojibwe floral beadwork and regalia from Fond du Lac Reservation members and Swedish-Norwegian inspired paintings of folk dress motifs, embroideries, and tapestries will be presented in an installation to promote the healing power of nature and to celebrate cultural traditions of the North.
Northwoods Friends of the Arts Gallery 210 S. River St., Cook Thursday & Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Annual photo contest through March 31. Winners decided by popular vote. Gala reception March 31, 5:30 p.m.
Prøve Gallery 21 N. Lake St., Duluth Open Weds. - Fri. 4-7 p.m. and Sat. 12-4 p.m. “Waiting for Beds” by Moira (Miri) Villiard and Carla Hamilton through April 14.
Rathskeller 132 E. Superior St. Duluth Art, Wine & Jazz Night Thursday, March 9, 7 p.m. “Leaning North,” exhibit by Marissa Saurer through April 8.
Tweed Museum, UMD Campus Open Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Weds., Thurs. and Sat. 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Duluth Fiber Guild, “50 Years & Beyond” through May 21. Gallery talk Tuesday, March 21, 5:30 p.m. Treasures of the Earth Green Goods, Craft & Art Fair Saturday, March 18, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Peace United Church of Christ Marketplace with local artisans who make things out of natural materials or recycled/repurposed items. Visual Culture Lecture Series: Jacqueline Lombard Tuesday, March 21, 6 p.m. UMD Solon Campus Center 120 Lombard specializes in medieval art history, with a particular focus on the history of art objects as products or conduits of cross-cultural exchange between the empires and kingdoms of Medieval Europe, the Middle East, and Northern and Eastern Africa.
Washburn Cultural Center 1 E. Bayfield St., Washburn Open Tues. through Sat., 12-4 p.m. Through March 30: “Listening In: The Earth is Speaking,” Chequamegon Bay Arts Council spring show. Zeitgeist Arts 222 Superior St. Duluth David K. Austin, “Home & Place” in the restaurant. Adam Swanson, “Our Neighbors” in the atrium.