Arts Center of St. Peter — “Visual Sonnets,” paintings by Patti Ruskey through May 4 at 315 S. Minnesota Ave., St. Peter. Opening Reception and Artist Talk will be from 4-6 p.m. Saturday April 12. 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 this month 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 — Project Gem, a collection of high school art projects 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 — Art League Spring Show through Wednesday in the lower level of Centennial Student Union at Minnesota State University. Hours: Open during student union hours.
Conkling Gallery — Senior Show 1, through Wednesday at 139 Nelson Hall, MSU. Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Emy Frentz Gallery — Installation by Dana Sikkala through April 16 at 523 S. Second St. Hours: Noon to 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday and 4-8 p.m. Thursday.
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. Spring break hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and Friday and 2-4 p.m. Monday and Tuesday.
North Mankato Taylor Library — Photographs by Terri DeGezelle and Ann E. Judkins 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.
Lookout Art Gallery — “Day of Remembrance: Photographs of the Japanese American Concentration Camps of World War II" through April 11 in Room C-167 at South Central College, North Mankato. Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.