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  • Sculptor Jeff Olson Helps Gibraltar Students Create Wooden Boats

    In conjunction with the upcoming Winter Water Fest at Door Community Auditorium (DCA), Door County sculptor Jeff Olson helped Gibraltar Elementary School students create wooden boats, which are currently on display in DCA’s Link Gallery of Children’s Art. Olson, who lives in Egg Harbor but shows his work nationally (including appearances on Good Morning America […]

  • Scandia Family and Friends in Latest Meadows Show

    The next show at the Meadows Art Gallery in Scandia Village is Scandia Family and Friends. Every year the residents, staff, relatives and friends at Scandia Village take the stage to present the many different types of art they produce. The show features paintings, drawings, photographs, jewelry, fabric art and quilting. The artists ages range […]

  • Plein Air Artist Brings Outdoor Drama Indoors

    From now until Feb. 3, art lovers will want to see the artwork of Pam Flanders at the Hope Art Alcoves at the Hope United Church of Christ, 141 S. 12th Ave., Sturgeon Bay. In 1998, with the support of her family, Flanders left a nursing career to pursue a lifelong dream of being an […]

  • Guest Artist Visits Family Art Day

    Andy Rubin, of the University of Wisconsin – Madison’s Tandem Press, was the guest artist at Peninsula School of Art’s Family Art Day on Jan. 19. Rubin demonstrated screen printing and helped kids create their own hand-printed Valentine’s Day cards. Rubin is one of the featured artists in the Peninsula School of Art’s current exhibit, […]

  • Photography Exhibit at Community Foundation

    The community is invited to attend a reception on Jan. 19, 4:30-6 pm, at the Door County Community Foundation (DCCF). The reception celebrates the Lobby Gallery’s winter exhibit, featuring works by Dan Cross, Arlene Stanger and Steven Stanger. The DCCF is located at 222 N. Third Ave. in Sturgeon Bay. Refreshments will be served by […]

  • Sculptor Juried into Manhattan Arts International Show

    Bren Sibilsky, an Algoma sculptor, was recently juried into the Manhattan Arts International show, The Healing Power of ART. The show’s purpose is to promote the scientifically proven fact that art heals by transforming one’s physiological state and perception. The show runs Jan. 10 to March 10. Sibilsky is a previous award winner in this […]

  • Turtle Ridge Art Camps Are Back

    The Turtle Ridge Gallery team offers one of its most popular Art Camps — Make Your Tote Bag — on Jan. 19-20. The course starts with a Friday-night orientation and refreshments (on Jan. 18). It’s a six-hour class with two three-hour sessions on Saturday and Sunday, so there’s enough free time to explore Door County […]

  • Wisconsin People & Ideas Fiction and Poetry Contest

    Send fiction and poetry to Wisconsin’s largest and longest-running writing contests, hosted by Wisconsin People & Ideas, the quarterly magazine of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters. Contest winners in both the fiction and poetry categories receive awards of $500 to $100, publication in Wisconsin People & Ideas and a reading at the […]

  • Intersection of the Arts and Community

    Celebrate Water events were on the minds of most attendees of the Jan. 12 Door County Talks lecture, “Building Community and Common Ground through the Arts.” After lecturer Kelli Strickland, executive and artistic director of the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts, finished speaking and began the Q&A session, audience members were quick to name […]

  • Jason Reblando Exhibit Opens at Miller Art Museum

    The Miller Art Museum (MAM) announces the opening of the exhibit Jason Reblando: New Deal Utopias. The exhibit opens Jan. 19 with a reception from 3 to 4:30 pm and a short talk given by the artist at 3:30 pm. The event is free and open to the public. Reblando, a contemporary photographer, will exhibit […]

  • New Artist Visits Plum Bottom Gallery

    Plum Bottom welcomes pastel artist Mike Judy to the gallery with a special event on Jan. 19. Meet Judy from 11 am to 2 pm, and shop an expanded collection available only on Saturday. Visitors will see a collection of Judy’s vibrant pieces already framed and a collection of unframed pieces. You can then work […]

  • Peninsula School of Art, Printmaking, open studio, art, art school

    Open Studios Provide Access to Equipment, Community of Artists

    Artists of all media and levels are invited to participate in the weekly Open Studios program at Peninsula School of Art (PenArt) on Thursdays from 5:30 to 8:30 pm. During the quiet season, when Door County takes on an even more relaxed pace, PenArt opens its large, well-equipped painting, drawing, printmaking, jewelry and clay studios […]

  • Printmaking Resurgence at Peninsula School of Art: New exhibit highlights possibilities of printmaking

    If you’ve paid attention to upcoming events at the Peninsula School of Art (PenArt), you may have noticed a common theme: printmaking. The first exhibit of 2019 is Midwest Made: Contemporary Print Invitational, and the first fundraiser of the year is Winter Print. When asked about the focus on printmaking, PenArt Executive Director Catherine Hoke […]

  • Right to Live Workshop at TAP

    Habibah (Biba) Sheikh will lead the Right To Live workshop beginning Jan. 26 at Third Avenue Playhouse (TAP). Public performances are scheduled for March 1-3.   Registration is still open for adults and students (middle and high school) to participate in the workshops. There is no fee to participate, and no audition is required. No […]

  • Turtle Ridge Gallery, Art Camp, leather bag, handmade bag

    Upcoming Turtle Ridge Art Camps

    Come to Turtle Ridge to make a bag at one of its Art Camps — a way to put your creativity into a leather bag or small item. There are many camps to choose from, with a variety of prices, styles, colors and customizing. Here is the Art Camps schedule for January and February: Jan. […]

  • Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center, Fire and Ice, Ice Carving

    Ice Carvers Needed

    Challenge yourself by carving an ice sculpture during the Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center’s (SBVC) Fire and Ice event on Saturday, Feb. 16. The SBVC is seeking beginner, intermediate and advanced ice carvers for the 2019 ice-carving competition from 9 am to 2 pm. Individuals and teams of all ages and skill levels are encouraged to […]

  • Final Days of ‘From the Studios’

    Peninsula School of Art’s exhibit From the Studios wraps up its run on Jan. 5. The exhibit is a juried celebration of the work created in the PenArt studios and in the home studios of PenArt students and members, as well as selected works from 2019 featured faculty members. The exhibit juror was Trina May […]

  • First Exhibit of 2019 at James May Gallery

    The first exhibit of the year at James May Gallery features the paintings by Brighton Smith and ceramics by Craig Clifford and Debbie Kupinsky. An opening reception will be held Jan. 4, 5:30-8 pm; and Jan. 5, 10 am – 5 pm. The exhibit runs through Feb. 23. Smith grew up in Southern California, studying […]

  • Introducing the Peninsula’s Poetry

    Curated by the Door County Poets Collective The Door County Poets Collective is working with the Peninsula Pulse to present poetry to readers on an ongoing basis in a monthly column. For the first issue of every month, the Door County Poets Collective will select a poem to feature in the pages of the Pulse. […]

  • Plum Bottom Has the Sparkle and Shine

    Let Plum Bottom help you ring in the new year with new jewelry, Dec. 29 and 30, 10 am to 4 pm. See the latest work from Lara Knutson, Michelle Pressler and Aimee Rivka, and add some sparkle to your New Year’s Eve outfit. Enjoy a glass of sparkling wine from von Stiehl Winery or […]