Willmar, through Feb. 26, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays, Fine Arts building; paintings by Samantha French.
Willmar, through Feb. 28, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays and when building is open for events, WEAC; works by Roosevelt School students.
Visual Arts Minnesota
St. Cloud, through Feb. 10, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and during performances; the Essential Art 2009 ninth annual juried art competition and exhibition includes works by Willmar artists Joanne Meierhofer and Karen Bell.
North American Financial Center
Willmar, through March 31, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays; framed and mounted poetry and short stories by 13 members of the "Pen 'n Ink writers group.
Potato Eaters Gallery
Willmar, Friday, 1 to 3 p.m. Potato Eaters Gallery, 330 Litchfield, Ave.; open discussion on art with Bill Bjostad.
Willmar, through Feb. 27, weekdays and evenings during shows; works by the second-year photography students at Ridgewater College in Willmar.
Morris, through March 13, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Gallery of Humanities Fine Arts; sculpture from the U collection.
Morris, through March 14, 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Prairie Renaissance Cultural Alliance; "Close Knit," works by members of the Tuesday Night Knitters group that meets monthly at PRCA; artist reception 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday.