• Ellison Bay Pottery Hosts Raku Saturdays in August

    Ellison Bay Pottery, 12156 Garrett Bay Road, is hosting Raku Saturdays every Saturday afternoon throughout August, beginning Aug. 3, 2 pm. Potters John Dietrich and Diane McNeil will demonstrate this alternative way of firing pottery during several firings on Raku Saturdays so viewers can experience all the steps. Raku generally refers to a type of […]

  • Fine Line Designs Gallery Opens Exhibit III Aug. 8

    Fine Line Designs Gallery’s final exhibit of the 2019 season will open Aug. 8 with an artist reception, 4-7 pm. Exhibit III will feature fiber artist Sue Benner and oil painters Kathie Wheeler and Kristy Goggio. Wheeler will also offer an artist demonstration Aug. 9, 11 am – 2 pm. Benner’s background in molecular biology […]

  • Local High Schooler to Refresh Mojo Rosa’s Mural

    Sevastopol senior Mackenzie Ellefson has been giving the mural of roses on Mojo Rosa’s in downtown Egg Harbor an overhaul this week after her design was chosen to replace the existing mural in a competition that the restaurant hosted for local high school seniors. Ellefson will receive a $2,000 scholarship for postsecondary education and mentoring […]

  • Jewelry Trunk Show at Fine Line Designs

    Fine Line Designs Gallery ( welcomes back Chicago-based jewelry artist Sue Rosengard for a trunk show July 26-27. She will be on hand with her latest designs 10 am – 5 pm both days.  Rosengard’s goal is to make affordable, well-crafted and well-designed pieces. Fabricating her work by hand, primarily in silver, gold and black, […]

  • Culmination of Door County Plein Air Festival

    Thirty-nine of the finest plein air artists from around the country have put brush to canvas to capture the peninsula’s landscape during this year’s Door County Plein Air Festival (  It wraps up July 27-28 with opportunities to see the completed works. On July 27 and 28, 9 am – 3 pm, the Guenzel Gallery […]

  • Grand Opening at Plum Bottom’s Downtown Location 

    Plum Bottom Gallery ( will celebrate the opening of its second location in downtown Egg Harbor with a grand-opening party Aug. 1, 1-5 pm. Meet artist/owners Chad Luberger and Angela Olson Luberger; watch artist demonstrations; and enjoy light hors d’oeuvres and desserts. The gallery’s original location on Plum Bottom Road continues to be a year-round […]

  • Jim Legault Photos at Turtle Ridge Gallery

    Turtle Ridge Gallery has installed Ice to Vapor: Macro Photographs by Jim Legault on the walls of the Garden Space, and Legault will be available to answer questions at a reception July 27, 1-3 pm. He has worked on many projects in Door County and other locales.  The elements in these macro photos – which use […]

  • Miller Art Museum Features Surrealist Works from Permanent Collection

    A new exhibit featuring 41 works from the permanent collection of the Miller Art Museum (, Extraordinary Things: Wisconsin Surrealism in the Permanent Collection, will open July 27 with a free, public reception, 5-6:30 pm. Wine and hors d’oeuvres will be served, and Elizabeth Meissner-Gigstead, executive director; and Helen del Guidice, curator of exhibitions and […]

  • Progressive Art Crawl in Egg Harbor

    The Women’s Fine Art Galleries of Egg Harbor will present their fourth annual Progressive Art Crawl on Aug. 1, 4-8 pm. All four galleries are in historic Egg Harbor farm or log buildings that have been repurposed for showing and creating art. Angela Lensch of Angela Lensch Gallery, Ginnie Cappaert of Cappaert Contemporary Gallery, Renee […]

  • Elle-jé Freeheart at Lost Moth Gallery

    Lost Moth Gallery ( is featuring Elle-jé Freeheart’s two mini sculpture series – Egg Heads and Lollipop Ladies – through Aug. 15.  Freeheart is a figurative and narrative sculptor, writer and emotional archaeologist whose subject matter is emotions. The expressive attitudes and character traits of her female forms provide the viewer with a dose of honesty, edginess […]

  • Original Oil Paintings at Northern Door YMCA

    Jim Leatham’s original, impressionistic oil paintings of Door County will be on exhibit throughout August at the Northern Door YMCA in Fish Creek. The works showcase Leatham’s style in capturing all the seasons: summer’s beach breezes; the bright, warm colors of autumn; the snowy white of winter; and the green of spring in the towns, […]

  • Popelka Trenchard in Nature Morte

    The works of Jeremy Popelka and Stephanie Trenchard of Sturgeon Bay’s Popelka Trenchard Glass ( appear in the group show titled Nature Morte: An Exhibition of Contemporary Still Life at Tory Folliard Gallery in Milwaukee. The inanimate is reimagined in this contemporary take on the centuries-old genre of still life. The show, up through Sept. […]

  • Juddville Artist Wins MOWA Best of Show Award

    Juddville Contemporary Clay Studio Gallery artist and co-owner Tony Staroska has earned Best of Show in Three Dimensional Artwork in the Museum of Wisconsin Art (MOWA) Members’ Exhibition. The honored work is from his “Warmth of Rocks” series: large-scale ceramic sculptures interpreted from the rock formations along the Great Lakes’ shorelines and the geologic expanse […]

  • Silent Auction, Community Mosaic Unveiling

    The Hardy Gallery’s annual Collection Invitational and Collector’s Choice Benefit opens July 19, 5:30-7 pm. The exhibit features two works by each invited artist, one of which has been donated to the gallery’s silent auction, with all proceeds benefiting the Hardy Gallery’s operation and programming funds. In return, the artist displays a second piece in […]

  • Painting Demos in Downtown Egg Harbor

    Plum Bottom Gallery’s new downtown Egg Harbor location will host painting demonstrations by Gail Gilson-Pierce and Mary White on July 19 and 20, 11 am – 3 pm. They will paint in plein air to demonstrate some of the techniques used in this traditional French technique.  Gilson-Pierce has long captured the beauty of Door County […]

  • Jewelry-Making Demos at Artzy Studio

    Featured artist Cynthia L. Koshalek has been creating jewelry designs for more than 25 years. She will demonstrate a variety of jewelry-making techniques – applied textures on metal, including stamping, hammering and creating tool marks – on July 20 and 21, 12-4 pm, in the Artzy Studio butterfly garden. Some of her latest creations will also be […]

  • Artists’ Reception at Edgewood Orchard Galleries

    Edgewood Orchard Galleries ( will host a reception July 20, 4-7 pm, for its Exhibit III featured artists: Michele Dangelo, Judi Ekholm, Marcia McDonough, Jim Rose and Leslie Wu. They will speak briefly about their work at 5 pm, and wine and hors d’oeuvres will be served. Dangelo’s distinctive painting style centers around a basic […]

  • ‘The Cover Is Not the Book’ at Woodwalk Gallery

    Mary Poppins has a way of seeing that brings things into a whole new perspective, and it was Mary who inspired the Woodwalk Gallery’s ( latest exhibit, opening July 25: The Cover Is Not the Book, featuring Kirsten Christianson, Virginia Epps and Marc Sirinsky. Each artist uses paper in a distinctive way, sometimes creating the […]

  • Unprecedented Sixth ‘Arc’ Appearance for Bren Sibilsky

    Algoma sculptor and painter Bren Sibilsky was juried into the International Arc Salon 2019 art competition – one of the most prestigious collections of artists in the world – for an unprecedented sixth time. The Arc Salon, now in its 14th year, attracted approximately 4,300 entries from 73 countries this year. To be listed is truly a […]

  • Nominations Sought for Arts in the Community Awards

    The 11th annual Arts in the Community Awards – presented by Arts Wisconsin in partnership with the League of Wisconsin Municipalities – honor communities and civic leaders for championing the arts, culture and creativity as integral to economic, educational and community vitality. Award organizers are currently seeking nominations. “These awards are all about growing 21st-century […]