Category: Art Scene

The latest news on the Door County art and literary scenes, including features, gallery openings, exhibits, and literature events.

  • 2 Poems

    “Of Apples, God, and Gravity” and “Purgatory”

  • Aldo Leopold’s Warning

    Aldo Leopold, pioneering conservationist and Wisconsin icon writes in his classic, Sand County Almanac, “There are two spiritual dangers in not owning a farm.

  • Books and Authors – Laurie R. King

    When I look back on my life, books are the one constant. A safe place midst the ever-changing world, they offer knowledge, enlightenment, entertainment, and hope.

  • Authors & After Words

    Once more a caveat: if you’re waiting to see the remake of “3:10 to Yuma,” don’t read this! In March, 1953, Elmore Leonard’s short story, “3:10 to Yuma,” was first published in Dime Western Magazine.

  • 2008 Business of Art Symposium at PAS

    Most visual artists will never be accused of being left brained, but in order to find success in the art world, they’ll need a solid measure of practical business knowledge.

  • Door County Holiday Exhibit Delights Visitors At Miller Art Museum in Sturgeon Bay

    The Miller Art Museum (MAM), located at 107 South 4th Avenue, Sturgeon Bay, is hosting an exhibit, Coming Home For The Holidays, which reflects the beauty of winter and holiday memories through the personal interpretations of 32 artists.

  • Holiday Art on Display in Jacksonport

    Stop in at the Jacksonport Craft Cottage for holiday gifts hand crafted by local artists. Special features this month include pieces by Ken and Pat Klitzman.

  • Support The Fairfield During Annual Fund Drive

    Throughout the month of December, the Fairfield Center for Contemporary Art is asking its members, friends and the Door County community for their support during the art center’s 2007 Annual Fund Drive.

  • Door County’s Fairfield Gallery Hosts Sturgeon Bay High School Students

    On Thursday, November 29, the Fairfield Center for Contemporary Art in downtown Sturgeon Bay hosted a group of students from Sturgeon Bay High School for an afternoon of fun and arts-related activity in the art center’s first-floor Main Gallery.

  • Door County Town Hall Meeting for Door County Arts in Fish Creek

    Door County Visitor Bureau (DCVB) President Jack Moneypenny has called a Town Hall Meeting for every Door County artist and Door County arts organization in Door County. This community forum is an effort to allow everyone a chance to express their opinions about what they envision for continued success in an arts-related business.

  • Ephraim’s Hardy Uptown Gallery Features Work of Local Artisans

    The Uptown Gallery, nestled in the heart of historic downtown Ephraim, is pleased to feature the holiday-themed paintings of Sturgeon Bay artist Cheryl Bishop, along with a fine selection of handcrafted gifts perfect for the holidays by additional local artisans.

  • Scandia Residents Celebrate the Holiday Season with Hardy Enrichment Workshop

    Local seniors were fully enthralled in the spirit of the holiday season in a recent Enrichment Workshop offered by the Francis Hardy Center for the Arts.

  • Authors & Afterwards

    Authors & After Words

    The Fate of the 3:10 to Yuma Part One: BRC – Before Russell Crowe

    By Henry C. Timm


    Elmore Leonard’s short story, "3:10 to Yuma," was first published in Dime Western Magazine in March 1953.

  • GPW test

    Now si the time for all good men to come to the aid of therir country.

  • Three Flash Fictions

    • Music Appreciation The BEAT, BEAT, BEAT, of the music grated through my body. I didn’t even need to look at the clock. 11:45pm. same thing every night.

  • Authors & After Words

    Elmore Leonard’s short story, “3:10 to Yuma,” was first published in “Dime Western Magazine” in March 1953. With only 5,269 words, he crafted a classic version of the quintessential American Guy Fable: Good Guy (GG) versus Bad Guy (BG).

  • A Review – “Wooden Boats and Iron Men”

    “Wooden Boats and Iron Men: History of Commercial Fishing in Northern Lake Michigan and Door County 1850-2005” By Trygvie Jensen The potential for commercial fishing was the magnet drawing many early permanent settlers to the Door County area.

  • The Last of the Romanovs

    Vera may have been born in a poor home in an obscure village in Russia six years before the 1917 Revolution, but by the time she was nineteen and living in Paris she had become a very attractive woman.

  • Rules of Hunting

    The rules of hunting; we all know them; blaze orange, unload the gun before putting it in the truck, be sure your target isn’t wearing a hat, don’t shoot from the road, oh yes, buy a license, don’t shoot wolves, also no cows, track the wounded, don’t target practice on stop signs.

  • Hardy Opens Uptown Gallery, Celebrates the Holiday Season

    The Francis Hardy Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the opening of its Uptown Gallery, a quaint gallery nestled in the heart of historic downtown Ephraim.