• James May Gallery Hosts Juried Ceramics Show

    James May Gallery (, 213 Steele St. in Algoma, will open its annual juried ceramics show, Working Pots IV, on June 6, with a reception on June 7, 5:30-8 pm. Juried by Nick Devries, it will run through July 1. The James May Family Gallery Show will feature work by Kendra Bulgrin, Jimmy Eddings and […]

  • Brett Buhr Memorial Contest Student Winners

    In the second year of the Brett Buhr Memorial contest, Southern Door students have raised the bar on the difficulty level and quality of the woodworking projects they’ve created. Project winners were Nathan Kaczmarek (first place, $500); Heath Kennedy (second place, $300); Justin Kaczmarek (third place, $100); Ben Slezewski (fourth place); and Joe Delveaux and […]

  • Art on the Wild Side Summer Day Camps

    The Peg Egan Performing Arts Center, Southern Door Community Auditorium and Algoma’s Perry Park will host Art on the Wild Side: free, visual- and performing-arts summer day camps for children ages six through 12 that focus on music, art and health using performance, demonstrations and other fun activities. With instruction from some of Door County’s […]

  • Art Collector Lends Works to Kress

    The Village of Egg Harbor’s Public Arts Initiative and the Richeson School of Art & Gallery are jointly presenting A Lifetime of Art: a retrospective of the artwork collected by Jack Richeson, including watercolor, oil, casein and pastel paintings. It will open with a free, public reception May 30, 5-7 pm, at Egg Harbor’s Kress […]

  • Find Fine Art in Sunset Park

    FIND FIE ART IN SUNSET PARK On May 25, 10 am – 5 pm; and May 26, 10 am – 4 pm, the Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center ( will welcome artists from across the nation as they showcase and sell their original artworks during the Fine Art Fair at Sunset Park. Honors for first, second and […]

  • ‘Magic Landscapes’ at PenArt

    Peninsula School of Art’s newest exhibition, Magic Landscapes: Contemporary Landscape Painting, will open May 24 and run through July 13. It features works by seven nationally recognized artists – Beth Edwards, Breehan James, Amy Talluto, Shannon Estlund, Zoe Hawk, Misha Kligman and Michael Kruger – who draw on the aesthetics of the Magic Realism movement of the […]

  • Idea and Cappaert Galleries Host Dual Opening Receptions

    On May 26, 4-7 pm, Idea Gallery and Cappaert Contemporary Gallery will host dual opening receptions. The accomplished contemporary artists represented at both galleries work in a spectrum of media, diverse styles and subject matter, and many exhibit nationally and internationally. Idea Gallery represents 50 artists. Featured in its Exhibit I are Karen Gunderman (painting/ceramics) […]

  • Outdoor Art at Plum Bottom

    Plum Bottom is welcoming the warmer weather with its annual Outdoor Art Show, May 25-June 1, at its Plum Bottom Road location. Be the first to see new bodies of work, and meet the artists. Sharon Miller-Thompson will be on hand May 25, 11 am – 2 pm, to showcase her incredible mastery of metal, glass […]

  • Artzy Studio Celebrates Five Years

    ARTZY STUDIO CELEBRATES FIVE YEARS Artzy Studio will reopen its doors May 24 to celebrate its five-year anniversary in Ephraim, and all are welcome to a reception on May 25, 2-5 pm. The boutique-style store is the brainchild of artist, owner and retired art teacher Cynthia Koshalek, who offers antiques, collectibles, and items that she […]

  • Fine Line’s ‘Exhibit I’ Features Glass, Paintings, Fiber

    Fine Line Designs Gallery ( will open Exhibit I on May 24, with an artist reception on May 25, 4-7 pm, featuring glass artist Wesley J. Hunting, painters Liz Maltman and Shelby Keefe, and fiber artist Martha Fieber. Keefe will be on-site May 26, 11 am – 2 pm, for a demonstration. Hunting’s career in […]

  • Brilliant Stranger Introduces New Fair-Trade Clothing

    Dawn Patel, owner and founder of Brilliant Stranger (, is introducing a spring and summer line of fair-trade collaborated clothing – designed to enhance the “brilliant light” within each person – and jewelry made by Sister Bay artist Mary Beth Mead. Brilliant Stranger will kick off the 2019 season with two days of live music and […]

  • Reception and Demo at Edgewood Orchard Galleries

    RECEPTION AND DEMO AEDGEWOOD ORCHARD GALLERIES Edgewood Orchard Galleries will host a reception with wine and hors d’oeuvres on May 25, 4-7 pm, to introduce Exhibit I’s featured artists: furniture-maker and sculptor Nathan Hatch, jeweler Patricia Locke and painter Dale Olsen. They will speak briefly about their work at 5 pm. Exhibit I will be […]

  • ‘Wall-to-Wall’ Salon Opens Hardy’s Season

    The Hardy Gallery will present its annual kickoff celebration, the Wall-to-Wall Salon, May 25, 5:30-7 pm. Guests will get a sneak peek at the submissions for the Annual Juried Exhibit prior to the jury selection. This two-week exhibit – May 25 through June 6 – is a favorite among visitors because they can vote for their favorite […]

  • Frykman’s New Works Include Reclaimed Eagle Tower Wood

    FRYKMAN’S NEW WORKS INCLUDE RECLAIMED AGLE TOWER WOOD Frykman Studio Gallery will hold a reception May 25 and 26, 10 am – 5 pm, to highlight new art by four artists. Refreshments will be offered; artists will be available to chat; and guests can enter a drawing to win a wood carving or photograph. David Frykman […]

  • Bazyli Studio Starts Fifth Season

    Bazyli Studio Wearable Art in Baileys Harbor, now open for its fifth season, represents the work of resident artists Peter Ciesla and Skye, as well as wonderful artists from around the state and beyond. The gallery carries Ciesla’s dynamic clothing designs, which use linens, organic cottons, silks, hemp/cotton blends and other natural fabrics. He has […]

  • Celebrating Eggs-cellent Art in Egg Harbor

    The Egg Harbor Business Association and the Public Arts Initiative are celebrating the Village of Egg Harbor’s 55th anniversary and supporting public visual arts in the community through EGGstravaganza: a summer-long event featuring 28 large-scale egg sculptures that artists have been transformed into art masterpieces using various media. This event gives artists the opportunity to […]

  • Hardy Seeks Artists for Community Mosaic

    The Hardy Gallery ( is looking for artists to participate in its annual Community Mosaic Project, which it launched in 2008 – in partnership with the Artists Guild in Sturgeon Bay – as a way to bring the community together to create a visual tapestry of public art. The Hardy invites original-artwork submissions in any medium from […]

  • Popelka Leads Glass-Techniques Course in Thailand 

    Artist Residency Thailand invited Sturgeon Bay glass artist Jeremy Popelka to design and organize a three-week course for the Prem International School, north of Chiang Mai, Thailand. During May, Popelka will work with established and emerging Thai glass artists who have varied focuses in glass techniques. The program also includes involvement from Silpakorn University and […]

  • Sievers Shop Features Teachers’ and Students’ Fiber Art

    The shop at the Sievers School of Fiber Arts features handmade, original fiber art and fine crafts made by more than 80 of its teachers and students. The selection includes jewelry, wearables, baskets, handwovens and distinctive gifts, plus a wide range of knitting and weaving yarns, needles, patterns, notions, craft and gift books, and all […]

  • This Weekend in Door County: Maifest & Memorial Day Events

    Kick off the summer season with a long weekend full of events in Door County. Maifest The 47th annual celebration of Jacksonport Maifest is taking place on May 25-26. Since 1973 it has been considered Door County’s unofficial summer kick-off. Festivities take place at Lakeside Park, located at the intersection of County V and Highway […]