The Mankato Free Press
---- — Arts Center of St. Peter — Works by area PLRAC/McKnight grantees opens Saturday and remains on display through Feb. 23 at 315 S. Minnesota Ave., St. Peter. Reception is 1-4 Saturday at the gallery. 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 — BECHS Society Art Collection through March at 415 Cherry St., Mankato. Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.
Blue Earth County Library, Mankato — Mending Spirits animal rescue 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 — Works by master’s candidate Charles Duda in the lower level of Centennial Student Union at Minnesota State University through Jan. 29. Hours: Open during student union hours.
Conkling Gallery — “Made in China,” an exhibit of porcelain art by Gary Erickson,139 Nelson Hall, MSU. Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Emy Frentz Gallery — Works by artists in MRCI's Employment and Social Enrichment program through Feb. 19 at 523 S. Second St. Reception 5-8 p.m. today. Hours: Noon to 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday and 4-8 p.m. Thursday.
Hillstrom Museum of Art — “Bruce McClain: A Retrospective Exhibition” through Jan. 31 in lower level of C. Charles Jackson Campus Center at Gustavus Adolphus College, 800 W. College Drive, St. Peter. Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 1-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
North Mankato Taylor Library — Works by Virginia LaFrance of St. Peter through Jan. 31 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.
The 410 Project — Collaborative exhibit of film and ceramics by Mika Laidlaw and Dave Ryan at 523 S. Front St. Hours 2-6 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and 1-4 p.m. Sunday.
Waseca Art Center — “Exploring the Woods” sculpture exhibit, 200 State Street North. Also, Dick Plasschaert’s oil paintings displayed in the lobby. Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
Ylvisaker Fine Arts Center — “Sabbatical Illustrations and Animations” by Andrew Overn at Bethany Lutheran College, 700 Luther Drive. Gallery hours: 1-9 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays, and 1-8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays.