Category: Art News

  • Art School Opens ‘To The Letter’, Hosted Gingerbread Bash

    Peninsula School of Art (PSA) is hosting its next exhibition, To the Letter: Text in Art, Dec. 4 – Jan. 29, featuring the works of seven regionally and nationally recognized artists: Alison A. Gates and Melissa Wagner-Lawler of Wisconsin, Sean Latif Heiser of Tennessee, Meg Hitchcock and Leslie Roberts of New York, Nicki Shockz of […]

  • ‘Lost Dogs’ Chronicles Nielsen’s Artistic Life

    Artist David Nielsen is exhibiting a collection of work titled LOST DOGS at Bad Moravian in Ephraim. An artist reception is set for Dec. 4, 5-8 pm.  The thought-provoking, dynamic works on display – the majority of which have not been shown before – represent different phases and time periods during Nielsen’s life as an artist. […]

  • The Ridges Hosts Photo Contest, Wreath-Making Workshop

    The Ridges Sanctuary is hosting a photo contest through Dec. 13. It encourages participants to capture and share what they love about The Ridges to help foster awareness and appreciation for its natural beauty.  Submit photos – taken at The Ridges or in Baileys Harbor with the theme of nature – through Facebook by tagging The Ridges […]

  • Popelka, Trenchard Speak at Museum of Wisconsin Art

    Jeremy Popelka and Stephanie Trenchard will be featured in an Artist Talk at the Museum of Wisconsin Art ( in West Bend on Nov. 27, 2 pm. They’ll discuss their bodies of work and Door County’s glass-art community.

  • Great Northern Holiday Open House Supports DCA

    Great Northern by Design, 9106 Hwy 42 in Fish Creek, will hold its annual holiday open house Nov. 27, 10 am – 4 pm. In the spirit of the season, a portion of the day’s sales will be donated to Door Community Auditorium (DCA) for its new space. And, along with holiday décor and gifts […]

  • Bazyli Studio Hosts Holiday Pop-up Shop

    Bazyli Studio Wearable and Textile Art is hosting holiday pop-up events Friday – Sunday, 10 am – 4 pm, Nov. 26 – Dec. 12. They will feature Joanna Alot Designs’ hand-painted silk scarves, Ilze Heider Artisan handbags, Carter Smith Shibori leggings and thermal tops, Peter Ciesla’s one-of-a-kind clothing, and Bazyli Studio jewelry.  Call 847.347.3562 to […]

  • Black Friday Starts Early at Edgewood

    Holiday lights and a decorated tree set the mood as Edgewood Orchard Galleries’ Gifts from the Heart show continues with new holiday and gift pieces arriving from exhibiting artists. The galleries will be open on these Fridays and Saturdays: Nov. 26-27, Dec. 3-4 and Dec. 10-11, starting with a special Black Friday event on Nov. […]

  • ‘Who’s Who In America’ Names Gonzales a Top Artist

    Jodi Rose Gonzales has been named a Top Artist by Marquis Who’s Who in America after being inducted into the biographical registry in July. Gonzales is a visual artist, art therapist and author who focuses on healing and empowerment through creativity. Her work is currently on display in the Miller Art Museum’s Wildlife Biennial XX […]

  • Miller Art Museum Opens ‘Wildlife Biennial XX’

    The Miller Art Museum’s Wildlife Biennial XX – on display through Dec. 30 – comprises 46 pieces by 24 regional artists, including three featured artists: Federico Pardo, Nancy Aten and Dan Collins. Pardo, a Colombian biologist, photographer and filmmaker, shares eight photographic portraits of animals from around the globe, captured while on expeditions with National Geographic, […]

  • Art Exhibit at TAP Evokes Red Sea Coast

    Third Avenue PlayWorks (TAP) is exhibiting artworks by Magdy Basstorous in its lobby gallery, 239 N. 3rd Ave. in Sturgeon Bay. The exhibit is open to the public Tuesday – Friday, 12-5 pm. Born in Egypt and painting since he was 8 years old, Basstorous is a prolific artist who has forged his own path […]

  • ‘Corn Lineup’ Debuts on Scarves at Turtle Ridge

    Turtle Ridge Gallery is introducing a cashmere scarf with a new, autumnal art piece featured on it: the “Corn Lineup” design, created by gallery owner Mary Ellen Sisulak.  Indigenous people in prehistoric Mesoamerica domesticated flint corn or maize as a food source, and Sisulak said, “I have always been fascinated by the diversity of color […]

  • Holiday Craft Sale at St. Mary’s in Algoma

    Browse hundreds of gift items during the holiday craft and vendor sale Dec. 4, 9 am – 3 pm, at St. Mary’s School gymnasium, 214 Church St. in Algoma. The sale will also feature a bucket raffle, door prizes drawn hourly, concessions and a cookie sale. Admission is free. All proceeds will support the school.

  • Make Wreaths, Swags at The Ridges Sanctuary

    The Ridges Sanctuary, 8166 Hwy 57 in Baileys Harbor, will host a wreath-making workshop Dec. 3 and 4, with these time slots available: 10-11:30 am, 12-1:30 pm and 2-3:30 pm.  The cost of $20 per person includes a frame, wire, greens and decorative items with which to create a wreath or swag. Additional wreaths and […]

  • Sturgeon Bay Art Crawl Nov. 19-21

    After a cancellation in 2020, the Sturgeon Bay Art Crawl will return Nov. 19-21, 10 am – 4 pm. During each annual event, the participants open their studio or gallery to the public so that visitors can see the art, witness some of the processes used to create it and speak with the artists. This […]

  • Peninsula School of Art Hosts Gingerbread Bash

    Peninsula School of Art will host its first Gingerbread Bash on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 6-9 pm. “Everyone in Door County worked so hard this summer,” said Catherine Hoke, the school’s executive director. “We took care of our visitors, clients and customers; now it’s time for us to have some fun.” The we-made-it-through-the-season/pre-holiday party is open […]

  • ‘Icons of Door County’ Captures Peninsula’s Beauty

    Door County photographer Luke Collins has published his first book, Icons of Door County, featuring a variety of his favorite images of the peninsula’s most memorable and recognizable parks, landmarks and vistas. From Cave Point to the Anderson Dock, the “winding road” to Peninsula State Park, Collins highlights each location with a series of photographs. […]

  • Southern Door FFFA Alumni Toy Show Returns Nov. 28

    The 16th annual Southern Door FFA Alumni Toy Show will take place Nov. 28, 9 am – 2 pm, in the gym at Southern Door High School, 2073 Cty DK in Brussels. Visit a wide array of toy vendors, including toy-tractor vendors, as well as other booths with a variety of items for sale. Attendees […]

  • Avenue Art on 3rd Opens in Sturgeon Bay

    Avenue Art on 3rd – a new custom-framing, design-consulting and art gallery – opened Nov. 4 in Sturgeon Bay at 39 S. 3rd Ave.  When the space next to SŌMI Gallery became available, Door County artist Karen Hertz-Sumnicht jumped at the chance to open the new space. She had owned and operated Avenue Art & Company in […]

  • Still at Play: Remembering Franne Dickinson

    Franne Dickinson lives on through her art and the memories of the legions who adored her and called her a friend  Artist, supporter of the arts, teacher, author. A woman so strong in family, friends and faith. An inspiration to those who knew her, the heart and soul of local artists – all of these […]

  • Miller Art Museum Announces ’46th Juried Annual’ Winners

    On Sept. 25, the Miller Art Museum in Sturgeon Bay unveiled its 46th Juried Annual – a survey and celebration of contemporary work by Wisconsin visual artists – during a scaled-back, in-person reception when eight regional visual artists were recognized for the excellence, originality and experimental nature of their work.  Blanche Brown of Milwaukee earned […]