Category: Art News

  • Between The Cracks Exhibit Explores The Unknown

    The Village of Egg Harbor’s Public Arts Initiative ( is hosting a liminal art exhibition featuring local, regional and first-time artists at the Kress Pavilion (, 7845 Church St. in Egg Harbor, from March 15 until May 31. The 14 pieces in Between the Cracks – textiles, mixed media, prints, cold wax, poetry and photography – came […]

  • Gonzales to Offer Free, Virtual Creative Mastermind Event

    Learn how art journaling can help restore your work/life balance during Creative Mastermind, a free virtual event to be held March 18, 7-8 pm. Artistic skill is not needed to benefit from this experience. Facilitator Jodi Rose Gonzales will share an art-journaling technique that can be used for self-discovery intentions including connection, calmness, clarity and […]

  • Canvases Available for Hardy Gallery’s Community Mosaic Project

    The Hardy Gallery ( in Ephraim invites community members to make art for its 2021 Community Mosaic Project, in which individual creations will collectively create a one-of-a-kind mosaic. The canvases are free thanks to the Artists Guild, 215 N. 3rd Ave. in Sturgeon Bay. Stop by the Artists Guild Tuesday – Saturday, 10 am – […]

  • Miller Art Museum Exhibits Honor International Women’s Day

    The Miller Art Museum will open two new exhibitions March 6 – Primary Characters: Contemporary American Realism by Ariana Vaeth and Women Telling Stories – in honor of International Women’s Day on March 8. Both will be on display through April 19. The realist paintings of Milwaukee-based artist Ariana Vaeth focus on a personal narrative that […]

  • Woodwalk Gallery Opens ‘Beautiful Possibilities’ Exhibit Online

    Woodwalk Gallery ( opened its first juried online show, Beautiful Possibilities, on March 1. The process, which began in December, has culminated in a two-month online exhibit. The work of the three prize winners and the gallery artists who applied will also form the opening feature exhibit in May and June. “There was incredible diversity […]

  • Canvases Available for Hardy Gallery Community Mosaic Project

    The Hardy Gallery ( in Ephraim invites community members to make art for its 2021 Community Mosaic Project, in which individual creations will collectively create a one-of-a-kind mosaic. The canvases are free thanks to the Artists Guild, 215 N. 3rd Ave. in Sturgeon Bay. Stop by the Artists Guild Tuesday – Saturday, 10 am – […]

  • Fire & Ice Carvers Honored

    Ice carvers braved the chilly elements Feb. 13 during the Fire & Ice ice-carving contest to create original “ice-terpieces” out of 300-pound ice blocks, and judges walked the streets of Sturgeon Bay to determine the winning sculptures. In the beginner category, Collin Richter received first place for his gnome sculpture; Meghan Lampereur took second for […]

  • Algoma Library Displays Special Quilt

    The Algoma Public Library is featuring a quilt made by Margaret Naysmith that depicts masked faces of people worldwide who have been affected by the pandemic and quarantine. When dropping off her quilt at the library, Margaret said that during this difficult time, it’s so important that our community foster unity and peace.

  • Ellison Bay Pottery Winter Hours

    Ellison Bay Pottery will be open Fridays and Saturdays, 11 am – 4 pm, during the winter. It will also offer a 10 percent Valentine’s Day discount Feb. 12-13 and free shipping through February. To get more information, visit or call 920.740.5859.

  • Mini ‘Love, Door County’ Packages from Artisan Market Now Available

    Although the “Love, Door County” Pop-up Market has been consolidated to one day – Feb. 13, 11 am – 2 pm, at the Door County Fitness Studio – the gift packages representing this market and its participating artisans have expanded to include four “mini” packages, starting at $25.  “The four ‘mini’ packages are a deconstruction […]

  • Southern Door Student Receives Gold Key Award for Sculpture

    Southern Door High School senior Mackenzie Finger has earned a Gold Key from the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards–Wisconsin Region for her sculpture “Pouring Hope.” The awards are a prestigious recognition by the arts program, which has been showcasing teen artists for decades. As a Gold Key recipient, “Pouring Hope” is also nominated for national-level […]

  • MAM Hosts Show in Conjunction with Big Read

    The Miller Art Museum ( has opened a pop-up exhibition, on display through Feb. 15, in conjunction with the Door County Library’s 2021 NEA Big Read activities. The museum invited artists to interpret the Big Read selection – Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel – through visual art. The installation offers a selection of interpretations of […]

  • Valentine’s Pop-Up Market Held Feb. 13

    The second installment of the Door County Artisan Pop-up Market has been consolidated to one day – Feb. 13, 11 am to 2 pm – but will still feature all artists.  “Our vendors are surprisingly busy this time of year,” said Jackie Campbell, market organizer and owner of Door County Wildflower Candles & More. “Consolidating the […]

  • Plum Bottom Holds Valentine’s Show Feb. 6

    Plum Bottom Gallery will hold its Lots o’ Hearts Valentine Art Show on Feb. 6, 10 am – 4 pm, featuring resident jewelry artist Angela Olson Luberger, Rich Agness and Kellie Hanson. It will also debut Roz Lucas’ precious-gemstone jewelry collection and the extensive heart-pottery collection of the mother-daughter duo of Cathy and Carie Crain. […]

  • Artisan Market Celebrates Valentine’s Day with Gift Packages

    Eleven Door County artisans and makers have combined their products into Valentine’s Day “Love, Door County” gift packages. These limited-edition packages have a retail value of more than $135 each, but they sell for $85 each at Their goal is to give recipients – in Door County and beyond – the chance to sample the products […]

  • Artisan Pop-Up Market Continues Feb. 13-14

    The Door County Artisan Pop-up Market will continue into 2021, beginning with the “Love, Door County” gift market Feb. 13-14, 10 am – 1 pm, at the Door County Fitness Studio, across from Piggly Wiggly in Sister Bay.  The market will feature 10-plus Door County-based artisans and makers, including Door County Wildflower Candles & More, […]

  • New Miller Exhibit Highlights Abstract Art

    On Jan. 16, the Miller Art Museum in downtown Sturgeon Bay will unveil a new abstract-art exhibition. From Deep Within: Meditations of Wisconsin Abstractions will feature the work of Marjorie Mau of Green Bay, Cristian Andersson of Appleton and Alyssa Krause of Milwaukee. Seven new works by Mau contemplate the compressed spaces and stacked rock […]

  • Dawn Patel Leads Creative, Online Workshops

    If the words or feelings of falling “between the cracks” speak to you, the Public Arts Initiative of Egg Harbor invites you to participate in a group exhibition at the Kress Pavilion. Between the Cracks: The Gift of Liminality will be an exploration of creative potential. In advance, Door County artist and educator Dawn Patel […]

  • Steel Bridge Creative District Provides New Collaborative Opportunities

    Sturgeon Bay has long hosted a thriving arts and performance scene and has been a perfect place for cross-genre collaboration, all of which has lent itself to forming the Sturgeon Bay Creative District. “The mission of the Creative District is to collaborate and cross-pollinate mediums,” said Stephanie Trenchard, who creates works in glass at Popelka […]

  • The Clearing to Host Akerly’s Virtual Paper-Arts Classes

    Nancy Akerly, paper artist of Liberty Grove Paper Arts, will teach four classes virtually via Zoom through The Clearing this winter. Select from the Squash Blossom Box on Feb. 6 and March 6, and the Never-ending Rolling Cube on Feb. 13 and March 13, all held 9:30 am – 12:30 pm. Participants will need to […]