Category: Art

  • Card making Classes In Sturgeon Bay

    Make four coffee-themed greeting cards on April 28 and 29, 8 am – 1 pm. Participants can enjoy coffee and muffins while they make shaker, fancy fold and slimline-style cards, as well as a bonus card. The class fee is $39. Later in the afternoon on both days, learn basic stamping techniques, tool use and […]

  • Kewaunee Gets New Mural In May

    This May, an homage to Kewaunee’s fishing heritage and maritime culture will be painted on the north-facing wall of Bob’s Auto Parts, 511 Milwaukee St., at the intersection of Highways 42 and 29. Kewaunee High School art teacher Erin LaBonte and Don Krumpos, both artists from Algoma studio Yonder, are leading the project.  Advanced art […]

  • “Memories Of Door County” On Exhibit

    Memories of Door County, a collection of paintings by self-taught artist Marleah Grinnell, will be on view at the Ridges Sanctuary through May 17.  The Ridges will host an artist reception April 25, 4-6 pm, at Cook- Albert Fuller Nature Center, 8166 Hwy 57 in Baileys Harbor. Grinnell will speak at 5 pm, and her […]

  • 50th-Annual Student Art Exhibit at the Miller

    Salon of Door County High School Art opens April 13 The Miller Art Museum will celebrate half a century of honoring local student artists with the 50th Annual Salon of Door County High School Art. The exhibit will be on view April 13 – May 18 on both the first- and second-floor galleries of the […]

  • Artists Invited To Participate In Eggstravaganza

    The Public Art Initiative (PAI) of Egg Harbor invites artists to participate in its 2025 EGGstravaganza, a summer-long display of 30 artist-made eggs throughout the village. The public exhibit will conclude with a live auction on Aug. 23, 2025, when the eggs will be sold. The proceeds will benefit participating artists and future public-art projects […]

  • PenArt Residency Program Brings In Painter, Sculptor

    Peninsula School of Art’s (PenArt) newest artists-in-residence, Sarah Stellman and Emily McBride, began their six-week sessions at the Fish Creek art school on March 28. Stellman’s paintings explore sentimentality, remembered images and special things. Stellman lives and works in Austin, Texas, but she has exhibited her art throughout the country. One of her recent solo […]

  • Algoma Artist Featured In Manhattan Arts International Show

    Algoma sculptor Bren Sibilsky will be featured in Manhattan Arts International’s (MAI) 2024 HerStory exhibition. While previous HerStory exhibitions were open calls, this year’s was invitational. The purpose of the online show, which runs through May 31, is to highlight women artists throughout the world. It includes art from members of MAI’s three galleries, the […]

  • The Birdhouse Builder: Woodworker Steve Smith

    Sturgeon Bay woodworker Steve Smith has devoted his retirement years to making hand-crafted homes for birds. He started building birdhouses in 1995 as a solution to two separate problems. First, his parents moved from Iowa to Door County and were looking for a way to stay occupied in retirement. Second, customers at the Stevenson Pier […]

  • Gibraltar High-Schoolers Get Creative

    Local artists teach teens during Exposure to Creativity program  Each year, Gibraltar High School students have a day to set aside their textbooks in exchange for brushes, cameras and tools. The Exposure to Creativity (ETC) initiative, started in 2007, encourages students to explore their artistic potential through workshops. Led by the high school and Friends […]

  • When Artists Change Their Styles

    Artist Judi Ekholm, known for her colorful poppy landscapes, has announced that she will exhibit some abstract work in her opening show at Edgewood Orchard Gallery in May. This abstract work, though different from her usual paintings, will retain some of the representational character of her normal repertoire. “I am not going to gestural abstraction […]

  • Guest Glassmaker, Multi-Media Artist

    Minneapolis-based artist Emily McBride will lead a special demonstration at Popelka Trenchard Glass Studio on April 5, 6-8 pm. McBride has received national recognition as a glassmaker and multimedia artist. She currently serves as gallery coordinator for the Foci Minnesota Center for Glass Arts and has a Master of Fine Arts degree from Virginia Commonwealth […]

  • Totem Sculptures And Homemade Marbles

    Guests can help build a totem sculpture at the Pottery CO-OP during monthly First Friday art events in downtown Algoma, April through September. The gallery will provide the pole base, then participants can create clay shapes to attach to it via slipping and scoring. The finished product will be on display in the Pottery CO-OP’s […]

  • Listen Up!

    We’ve got live music and crafty things coming up this weekend: Time Machine Band April 5, 6:30-10 pm, Stone Harbor Resort, 107 N. 1st Ave. in Sturgeon Bay This five-piece party rock band plays all the classics, from Led Zeppelin to Van Halen to KISS. Block Print Workshop  April 7, 1-3 pm, Woodwalk Gallery, 6746 […]

  • PenArt Spotlights Past Artists-in-Residence

    Peninsula School of Art (PenArt) is celebrating participants in its residency program with a new exhibit titled Time and Space: A Survey of Artists-in-Residence. Launched in winter 2022, PenArt’s residency program gives artists time and space to immerse themselves fully into their creative practices and pursue new projects and ideas – hence the name of […]

  • April Crafts At The Library

    This April, patrons can craft their way into spring at their local library. At the Egg Harbor Library, patrons can drop into the Maker Space to create a unique canvas book bag using a Cricut machine, a cutting and crafting tool. Children under 12 need adult assistance for this craft.  In the library’s Children’s Room, […]

  • Gallery Night, Murder-Mystery Show At Drömhus

    Sturgeon Bay eatery and event venue Drömhus will host a gallery night featuring the work of painter Sarah Jane Keiser on April 5, 6-8 pm.  A Wisconsin native, Keiser was raised in a family of woodcarvers and outdoorsmen, with both art and nature serving as central tenets of her upbringing. She now splits her time […]

  • Hardy Exhibit Call For Entries

    The Hardy Gallery will kick off the 2024 season with its 62nd Annual Wall-to-Wall Juried Exhibit, on view May 24 – July 7. Submissions will take place in person on Friday, May 17 and Saturday, May 18, 10 am – 3 pm at the Hardy Gallery.  All entries submitted will be juried to determine five […]

  • Motels Inspire Murphy’s First Solo Museum Show

    Ecstasy and Escape at the Swan Song Motel at the Museum of Wisconsin Art (MOWA) is Meg Lionel Murphy’s first solo museum show. Up through April 7, it displays her paintings in sets inspired by Sturgeon Bay motels, particularly Motel 57, a traditional drive-up motel across state Highway 57 from Target. Murphy has a multi-faceted […]

  • On Exhibit

    Precious Life: Photography by Jeff Pearcy Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Door County, 10341 Water St. (Hwy 42) in Ephraim Through March This exhibit is the result of eight years photographer Jeff Pearcy spent with the Pan-African Rural Health and Social Services, documenting people in poverty. Miller Art Museum Exhibits Miller Art Museum, 107 S. 4th […]

  • Sevastopol School Gets Visitors, Students Involved in Fine Arts Fair

    Art teacher Cara Krueger and the Sevastopol School fine arts department plan to get even more people involved in the Fine Arts Night this week, than they did in the first-year event last year. Last year, Krueger had art of every student in 4-year-old kindergarten through fifth grade on display. At the event open to […]