Potato Eaters Gallery
Willmar, Friday, 5 to 7 p.m., Potato Eaters Gallery, 330 Litchfield Ave.; "Art Wars: by Amy Brown and Paula Pena; artists' discussion and reception; gallery also open 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sept. 4-5.
Hanley Falls, Sept. 4-30, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 1 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Minnesota's Machinery Museum. The Smithsonian Institution's Museum on Main Street exhibition "Between Fences" will explore whether or not "good fences make good neighbors" and the multiple meanings behind this everyday icon.
Willmar, through Sept. 17, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays, Fine Arts building; sculptures and paintings by Eva Miller.
Minnesota State Fair
St. Paul, today-Sept. 7, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Fine Arts Building, State Fairgrounds; juried exhibition of 382 works include a pastel "Judson Jam" by Joanne Meierhofer and a colored pencil drawing "Untethered" by Ron Adams, both of Willmar.
Willmar, through Monday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays and when building is open for events, WEAC; watercolors, oil pastels and collage-mosaics by Jean Opitz.
North American Financial Center
Willmar, through Monday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays; collection of photographs by Kelly Welch of Willmar.
Three Sisters Furnishings
New London, through Monday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Three Sisters Furnishings, 2550 State Highway 9 N.E.; in-store art gallery featuring works by D.L. Houseman of Tenstrike, "Barns are Noble" exhibits, nature woodcuts and children's author.
Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee!
Willmar, through Monday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays, The Barn Theatre lobby. The four raffle artworks for Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! will be on display including the poster original, an acrylic painting by Dona Larkin from Renville and works by three New London artists, Julia Iverson, Robert Mattson and Kim Wendlandt.
Potato Eaters Gallery
Willmar, Sept. 18, 8 to 10 p.m. Potato Eaters Gallery, 330 Litchfield, Ave.; "Ad Hoc Addendum," with works by John Stout, Maria Horvath, Jais Gossman, Bill Gossman, Fred Cogelow and Ron Adams. This special display will serve as an artists' reception social mixer for the community and Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! participants and as a fundraiser for "Music Matters." Music will be provided by Dempsey Schroeder and Maggie Harp other musicians that wish to join in. Exhibit will be open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 19 and 1 to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 25.
Morris, through Sept. 15, 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Prairie Renaissance Cultural Alliance. An exhibit of a series of mandala and variation in pastel by artist Chillon Leach, a Benson native.