Art events

Reader Contributing Staff 

MacRostie Art Center in Grand Rapids hosts its annual exhibit of miniatures, the Little Big Show, through June 28. (Mug by Nathan Bray Pottery.)

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
Through May 26: Isaiah Okongo, “Minnesota Communities in Detail.”

Johnson Heritage Post Art Gallery
115 W. Wisconsin St., Grand Marais
May 24-June 16: Kim Gordon

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 18 & 25, 3-6 p.m.
Wednesday, May 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 for details.

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.

132 E. Superior St. Duluth
“In the Cups” by Robb Quisling.

Reif Center Gallery
720 NW Conifer Dr., Grand Rapids
Open 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday - Friday. 
Regional Printmakers through July 5. Reception Friday, June 7, 4 p.m.

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.