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  • ‘Plain, Plains and Planes’ on Display at Hope United

    Vast Midwestern plains, Washington Island’s fly-in fish boils, airport barbecue competitions and planes zipping down Green Bay are some of Martha Wagner’s favorite sights. Combining them with the modernist’s love of simplicity and two-dimensional planes gave her upcoming exhibit at Hope United Church of Christ in Sturgeon Bay the title Plain, Plains and Planes. Many […]

  • Reynolds-Smith’s Artwork Blooms at Northern Door YMCA

    Spring is in full bloom at the Northern Door YMCA in Fish Creek thanks to the expressive oil paintings by local artist Susan Reynolds-Smith on display throughout April. Her work has been accepted for the 41st and 43rd Juried Exhibition at the Miller Art Museum in Sturgeon Bay and the 56th annual Juried Exhibit at […]

  • Plum Bottom’s Spring Ikebana Show

    Plum Bottom Gallery is preparing for spring with its Think Spring Ikebana Show on April 13, 10 am – 4 pm. It will feature hand-thrown ikebana vessels by resident porcelain potter Chad Luberger and a demonstration of ikebana floral arranging by Plum Bottom mosaic artist Sarka Evans, 11 am – 2 pm. Evans will also […]

  • Jazz Quintet Helps Popelka Trenchard Glass Celebrate 22 Years 

    It’s not often that jazz and glass blowing are thought of together, but the freestyle elements that both art forms embrace make a marriage between the two more likely than you’d think. To celebrate their 22nd year in Door County, the folks at Popelka Trenchard Glass are inviting the Scandinavian jazz quintet Friends & Neighbors […]

  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Features Pastels by Carol Schalla

    Carol Schalla’s favorite medium has always been pastel because of its intense color and immediacy. Her paintings range from representational landscapes to soulful animals, and she creates each on archival sanded pastel paper, which grabs the small particles of pure pigment that make pastels so luminous. You can see Schalla’s works on display April through […]

  • Southern Door’s Fine Arts Festival Celebrates Students’ Talents

    The Southern Door Elementary and Middle School Fine Arts Festival celebrates the art of students in kindergarten through eighth grade. Students’ art will be displayed exhibition-style in the school’s main hallways, and on April 11, 5-8 pm, families and friends may view the students’ pieces and learn about their artistic visions.   One special festival […]

  • Public Sculpture in Egg Harbor

    The Public Arts Initiative of Egg Harbor (paiofeggharborwi.org) is hosting an invitational and juried sculpture exhibit to promote the initiative and the Village of Egg Harbor as a visual-art destination. Works will be displayed temporarily throughout the village; eight to 10 sites are under consideration. Artwork must be original and one of a kind (or […]

  • ‘Color Brave Photo Project’ Returns

    FIT Oshkosh’s traveling exhibit Color-Brave Photo Project: Black and Brown Faces, A New Narrative is making an encore visit courtesy of the Door County Civility Project, HELP of Door County, Hope United Church of Christ, JUST Door County, PFLAG of Door County and the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Door County. Color-Brave Photo Project features the […]

  • Spring Art Weekend April 5-7

    Door County Rubber Stamps & Scrapbooking is ready to greet the spring thaw and early perennial blooms. Whether we still have snow on the ground or not, the shop will be celebrating flowers and gardens during its 2019 Spring Art Weekend, April 5-7. Registration is now open for the weekend full of classes, workshops and […]

  • Spring Formal at James May

    Plan to attend the Spring Formal opening reception at James May Gallery (jamesmaygallery.com) on April 5, 5:30-8 pm, and arrive dressed to the nines. Part of the monthly Art Algoma gallery night, the reception will include a photo booth, food and drink, music by classical guitarist Sean Faccio, and the continuing Rupture exhibit, featuring pottery […]

  • Plum Bottom Demo Day March 23

    Plum Bottom Gallery will host a Demo Day featuring resident porcelain artist Chad Luberger on March 23. Catch him behind the wheel creating one-of-a-kind, hand-thrown ceramics from 11 am to 2 pm, and see his newest collection on display all day. Enjoy a cup of coffee from Door County Coffee & Tea while browsing the […]

  • Finding Spring at the Meadows Gallery

    The Meadows Gallery is showing A First Taste of Spring — an exhibit of flower and landscape photographs by Dottie Diggs — in conjunction with its poetry show, Water Ways. Both will be on display until April 26. The photos explore scenes in Monet’s gardens in Giverny, France; Door County; Milwaukee’s botanical domes; and more. Diggs’ […]

  • Art of Social Engagement

    by Estella Lauter The current exhibit at the Unitarian Universalist Gallery – Protest! Bearing Witness, Seeking Justice – is extraordinary in several ways. Works in traditional media – a painting by DarRen Morris, a wood relief by Roger Benedict, three textile wall hangings and a bank of poems – are the exceptions rather than the rule. […]

  • Lindens Open Gallery in China

    For nearly 25 years, Brian and Jeanee Linden have shared the beauty and elegance of Asian culture in America through their Ellison Bay-based Linden Gallery. In response to many inquiries about its artwork, textiles, jewelry, coffee and teas, the Lindens have opened their first China-based gallery in the first floor of the 1930s European villa […]

  • Ginnie Cappaert Show in Santa Fe

    Ginnie Cappaert is preparing for her second solo show in Santa Fe, New Mexico, at Globe Fine Art. She owns a studio/gallery in Door County and maintains another studio in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Edgewood Orchard Galleries and Cappaert Contemporary Gallery show her work locally, and she is represented in seven galleries across the country. She […]

  • Middle Eastern Immigration Talk

    The Miller Art Museum (MAM) will present a free exhibition talk by David Coury as part of its Second Thursday educational program. The talk, “East Meets West: Causes and Consequences of Middle Eastern Immigration,” is being presented in conjunction with the museum’s current exhibition, Mitli Mitlak (Like You, Like Me), which features work by artists from […]

  • Connecting to the Refugee Experience

    Lebanese performance artist brings project to Sturgeon Bay It can be easy to feel cut off from the wider world in Door County. The geography of a peninsula equates to some degree of isolation. By car, there are only three ways people can leave the peninsula. Sure, we can feel in touch with the world […]

  • The Clearing’s Annual Exhibit of Winter Student Work

    The Clearing’s Winter Program Annual Student Exhibit will take place March 2 and 3, 10 am – 4 pm, at The Clearing’s Jens Jensen Visitor Center, 12171 Garrett Bay Road in Ellison Bay. The exhibit of original works and class displays highlighting art, fine crafts, nature studies and other projects is the culmination of a wonderful […]

  • Hope Art Alcoves Showcases Art of Beverly Hart Branson

    The works of mixed-media artist Beverly Hart Branson are being featured at the Art Alcoves gallery of Hope United Church of Christ in Sturgeon Bay through March 11. Branson, a lifetime artist who feels that her creations are constantly evolving, works in watercolor, ink, acrylic, oil and pencil. She enjoys plein air painting and creating […]

  • Mary White Featured in ‘Art Show 2’ at Plum Bottom

    Plum Bottom Pottery and Gallery’s Art Show 2 will showcase the work of Mary White on March 2, 10 am – 4 pm. She will be on hand all day to discuss her newest collection and will demonstrate her unique painting technique 11 am – 2 pm. Working in acrylic, White captures the feeling of the Door […]