Arts Center of St. Peter — "Inner Necessities," Kay Herbst Helms' photographs of the hands, faces and places of artists and musicians from south central Minnesota, Saturday through March 30 at 315 S. Minnesota Ave., St. Peter. Reception 2-4 p.m. March 23. Hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 1-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Blue Earth County Historical Society’s Heritage Center — Works from the BECHS art collection through March at 415 Cherry St., Mankato. Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Blue Earth County Library, Mankato — International Student Festival and Key City Kennel Club memorabilia featured in displays this month at 100 E. Main St. Exhibit may be viewed during library hours: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Centennial Student Union Gallery — American Institute of Graphic Arts Student Chapter Show through March 19 in the lower level of Centennial Student Union at Minnesota State University. Reception 6 p.m. Monday. Hours: Open during student union hours.
Conkling Gallery — Amanda Crary Master of Arts Exhibition through Wednesday at 139 Nelson Hall, MSU. Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Emy Frentz Gallery — “Image and the Word” exhibition through March 19 at 523 S. Second St. Hours: Noon to 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday and 4-8 p.m. Thursday. Reception 5-8 p.m. today.
Hillstrom Museum of Art — Concurrent exhibits of works by Minna Citron (1896-1991) and Peggy Bacon (1895-1987) through April 17 at Gustavus Adolphus, St. Peter; gallery talk Monday. Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays and 1-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
North Mankato Taylor Library — Works by Judith Forster-Monson this month at 1001 Belgrade Ave. Exhibit may be viewed during library hours: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday.