Willmar, through Sunday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays and when building is open for events, WEAC; “Edwards & Edwards...All who wander are not lost!” oil paintings and watercolors by Lynn Edwards of Bali and Gili Islands; nature inspired ceramic sculptures by Craig Edwards.
Willmar, through August, when buildings are open, Willmar Public Library and Kandiyohi County Historical Society community room; both sites have a Somali history and culture exhibit that tells the story of the Somali immigrants, their arrival in their newly adopted home of Minnesota, and the successes and struggles they have faced.
Bird Island, through Aug. 29, 10 a.m.to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, other times by appointment, call 229-220-4232, Bird Island Cultural Centre; “Beyond the Plow” photographs by John White; artist reception 2 to 5 p.m. Aug. 17.
K.K. Berge Gallery
Granite Falls, through Aug. 17, 1 to 4 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, or call 320-564-4039, K.K. Berge Gallery; “Luminous Light” paintings by Lynda Peterson from Dassel.
Willmar, through Aug. 30, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; memorabilia of the Little Crow Ski Team celebrating their 40th anniversary, courtesy of the ski team.
Marshall, through Aug. 30, 8 a.m. to noon, 1 to 4:30 p.m. weekdays, Southwest Minnesota Arts Council art gallery; artwork by Cole Behrends.
College of St. Benedict’s
St. Joseph, through Sept. 20, noon to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday, Benedicta Arts Center; Chloe Briggs “Close” portraiture painting, artist reception 5 to 7 p.m. Sept. 12.
St. John’s University
Collegeville, through Oct. 29, noon to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday, St. John’s Art Center; Michael Crouser “Mountain Ranch: Traditional images of traditional times” black and white photography; artist reception 5 to 7 p.m. Sept. 19.