The Free Press, Mankato, MN

January 23, 2014

Art Exhibits Jan. 23-30


The Mankato Free Press

---- — Arts Center of St. Peter — Visual works by recipients of 2012 PLRAC/McKnight emerging artist grants through Feb. 23 at 315 S. Minnesota Ave., St. Peter. 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: 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 through Jan. 29 in the lower level of Centennial Student Union at Minnesota State University. Hours: Open during student union hours.

Conkling Gallery — “Made in China,” an exhibit of porcelain art by Gary Erickson through Jan. 29 at 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. 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. Gallery talk 3:30 p.m. Sunday. 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 through Jan. 19 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 through Feb. 9 at 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 through Feb. 16 at Bethany Lutheran College, 700 Luther Drive. Reception/lecture 7 p.m. today. Gallery hours: 1-9 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays, and 1-8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays.