Arts Center of St. Peter — Prairie Lakes Regional Arts Council annual juried show through Oct. 20 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 Library, Mankato — Scouting and U.S. Constitution 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.
Blue Earth County Historical Society’s Heritage Center — Paintings by Craig Groe this month 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.
Brown County Historical Society Museum — Wanda Gag 120th Birthday Exhibit through November at 2 N. Broadway, New Ulm. Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Carnegie Art Center — Works by Hope Thier and Tim James through Saturday at 120 S. Broad St. Hours: 1-7 p.m. Thursday, 1-4 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.
Centennial Student Union — Works by advanced painting students through Oct. 2 in the lower level of Centennial Student Union at Minnesota State University. Hours: Open during student union hours.
Conkling Gallery — Works by Gary Freeburg through Oct. 2 at 139 Nelson Hall, MSU. Reception Sept. 30 following 7 p.m. lecture in Ostrander Auditorium.
Emy Frentz Gallery — Works by Hope Their today through Oct. 19 at 523 S. Second St. Reception 5-7 p.m. today. Hours: Noon to 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday and 4-8 p.m. Thursday.
Hillstrom Museum of Art — Three exhibits showing concurrently through Nov. 10 in the lower level of C. Charles Jackson campus center at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter. Oct. 1 reception planned for the exhibits, "Associated American Artists: Art by Subscription," "Recent Acquisitions and Debuts" and paintings by Lucinda Mason. Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 1-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Hosanna Lutheran Church Gallery — Woodcarvings by Sister Mary Ann Osborne, SSND, through Nov. 6 at 105 Hosanna Drive, Mankato. Gallery is open to the public during church hours on weekdays (9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) and during worship services on weekends.
North Mankato Taylor Library — Kay Helms' photographs of the hands of retired members of School Sisters of Notre Dame 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 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
The 410 Project — "Banned Books: Artistic Reflections" exhibit curated by Curt Germundson through Oct. 6 at 523 S. Front St. Hours 2-6 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Reception 7-9 p.m. on Friday.
Waseca Art Center — Original courtroom sketches by Cedric Hohnstadt through Oct. 19 at 200 State Street North. Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
Ylvisaker Fine Arts Center — “Inside and Outside Tradition: The Stringed Instruments of Eric Ouren” through Sept. 28 at Bethany Lutheran College, 700 Luther Drive. Gallery hours: 1-9 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays, and 1-8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays.