Gallery exhibits published May 18, 2022

Exhibits on display in the next month

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Cultural Centre

Bird Island, through May 27, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Cultural Centre in Bird Island; "The Love of Painting" by Mary Schroepfer; artist reception, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. May 21.

Lulu Beans

Willmar, through May 31, during business hours on second level; Don Houseman has two exhibits, “The Lost Pictographs and Petroglyphs” acrylic paintings and some favorite woodcut and lino prints from his collection.

K.K. Berge Gallery

Granite Falls, through June 18, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, or call 320-564-4039, K.K. Berge building, 807 Prentice St.; paintings by M.E. Fuller of Montevideo. The Emerging Artist Gallery exhibit is “The Rainbow Room Experience,” an immersive multimedia installation, by YME students, which runs until the end of May.

SMAC gallery

Marshall, through June 17, 8 a.m. to noon, 1 to 4:30 p.m. weekdays, Southwest Minnesota Arts Council art gallery, 114 Third St. N. Make an appointment or call/email to see if open, 800-622-5284 or . “Wowicakekage: Dakota Art Encoded,” a traveling exhibit by Wicanhpi Iyotan Win (Autumn Cavender Wilson), exploration and experimental applications of digital and generative art practices within a Dakota context. Artist in-person reception 5 to 7 p.m. June 2; virtual artist talk, 5:30 p.m. June 8, email SMAC staff at for the Zoom link to join.

Donna Middleton started working at the West Central Tribune in 1975 and has been the news assistant since 1992. She compiles the arts, health, farm and community page calendars, as well as rewrites and works on the special sections.
She can be contacted at or phone 320-214-4341.
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Exhibits on display in the next month
Melanie Lady, of Willmar, has been passionate about miniatures for most of her life. Today, her home is full of miniature rooms, mostly kitchens, that she has created over the years.