Friday January 25, 2019 Arts Walk

BUNDLE-UP!!! And Join us for a night of art & entertainment, featuring art galleries, artist studios, eateries, bars, and performance venues in downtown Duluth, Minnesota. Many venues are open 5pm to 8pm on the final Friday of each month. Stay tuned for an updated list of art shows open for the Arts Walk THIS Friday January 25, 2019 !

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More Upcoming 2019 Arts Walk Dates:
February 22, 2019
March 29, 2019
April 26, 2019

Friday, December 21, 2018 Arts Walk

Happy Winter Solstice!!
The final Downtown Arts Walk of 2018 is THIS Friday, on Winter Solstice! Get your pre-holiday ARTS fix, and find any last minute holiday gifts for your loved ones!

Scroll down for list of venues participating in December 21 Arts Walk…

 

• 315 Gallery at the Washington Co-op (315 N Lake Avenue) www.facebook.com/WashingtonGalleryDuluth
What you’ll see: Preview of ‘Snow Place Like Home’ Co-op Member annual holiday show!

• Alison Aune Studio (128 W First St, 2nd Floor)
What you’ll see: Swedish folk art paintings, Tomte-Nisse and pepperkake (gingerbread) ornaments and more! Kirsten Aune will be showcasing some of her art/textiles on the second floor too!

• Blush (18 N 1st Ave W)  *open late night too!
www.facebook.com/BLUSHDULUTH
What you’ll see: Open at 7PM! Sven-Erik Olsen, Jensen & Yard Sail – Live at Blush! Music starts at 9 PM

• Dubh Linn’s (109 W Superior St)  *open late night too!
https://dubhlinnpub.com/
What you’ll see: Billy Barnard JAZZ trio plays from 5 to 8:30 PM! Open mic comedy begins at 10:30 PM!

• Duluth Coffee Company (105 E Superior St) www.duluthcoffeecompany.com/
What you’ll see:
In the Cafe: Emily Comnick, Handmade Felted Wool Art!
In the Hallway: Samantha Nielsen, Watercolor Installment!

• Duluth Fine Pianos (331 W Superior Street) www.DuluthFinePianos.com
What you’ll see: JAZZ@DFP! Sam Chandler will play live acoustic jazz piano, and the art of Esther Piszczek will be on display. Light refreshments will be served, and admission is still free! Come enjoy some Christmas Cheer!

• Joseph Nease Gallery (23 W 1st Street) www.josephneasegallery.com
What you’ll see:
In the Main Gallery,  “Color and Pattern” works by Raissa Venables, Marcus Cain and Eric Sall!
In Gallery B, come and browse our updated selection in the Holiday Pop-Up SUPER SHOP, featuring more affordable works by gallery artists! 10% OFF, the night of the Arts Walk!

• Legacy Glassworks (32 W First Street) www.legacyglassworks.com
What you’ll see: Handblown glass barware, pipes and jewelry by regional artists!

• Lizzard’s Gallery (11 W Superior Street)
http://www.lizzards.com
What you’ll see:
Artists have been bringing new items into the gallery for Holiday gift-giving, including new pottery by Gail Rosenquist and Paul Zoldahn!

• The Rathskellar (208 E 1st Street) *open late night too!
(132 E. Superior St, Corner of Michigan Street and 2nd Avenue East, under the red light)
http://www.rathskellerduluth.com
What you’ll experience: First Havanna Friday night!
What you’ll see: Silk Paintings by Lee Zimmerman!

• The Red Herring (208 E 1st Street) *open late night too!
http://www.redherringlounge.com
What you’ll see (and hear!): Once Upon an Imagination: photography exhibit by Alyssa Johnson of Blind Spot Creatives. Once Upon an Imagination is a photography exhibit exploring the impact of nurturing our creativity and youthful perspective. Beginning @ 8 PM, Mark Joseph performs Paul Simon’s “Graceland”!

• Studio 101 (101 E. Michigan St)
What you’ll see: WORKING ARTIST’S STUDIO!  Portrait and Landscape Work by Dorothea Diver, Goran Hellekant, Constance Johnston, Cot LaFond, Dale Lucas and Larry Turbes!

• The Tight Squeek Press (128 W First St, Suite B)
http://www.rjh-tightsqueekpress.com
What you’ll see: Open House featuring hands-on Nordic card printing hosted by Jon Hinkel, Proprietor!

• Tischer Photographic Gallery (5 W Superior Street) www.TischerGallery.com
What you’ll see: Annual Display Piece Clearance Sale, featuring up to 75% off artwork!

•  Wagner Zaun Architecture (3 W Superior Street) www.wagnerzaun.com
WINDOW VIEW ONLY > What you’ll see: The fine woodwork of Josh Rude, as well as an original encaustic by his partner, Natalie Salminen. Their work will be on display in the window through the end of the year. Last month to see!

• Zeitgeist Arts (222 East Superior Street) www.zeitgeistarts.com
What you’ll see: Matt Kania, Duluth painter and print-maker’s exhibtiton, “DOing: A Labor of Love”.  Oil paintings of artists and artisans doing the art or craft that they love!

 

FOLLOW our facebook page for info on specific venues open during this month’s night of ultimate downtown fun!

Friday, November 30, 2018 Arts Walk

We look forward to seeing you on Friday Nov 30! Most venues are open 5-8pm!

Participating in Downtown Arts Walk on Friday November 30, 2018:

315 Gallery at the Washington Co-op (315 N Lake Avenue) www.facebook.com/WashingtonGalleryDuluth
What you’ll see: Preview of ‘Snow Place Like Home’ Co-op Member annual holiday show.

AICHO Galleries / Dr. Robert Powless Cultural Center / Indigenous First Art & Gifts (202 W 2nd Street) www.facebook.com/aichogalleries
What you’ll see:
Urban Indigenous youth / Growing Our Way: AICHO Calendar Release & Youth Exhibit / Join us for the release of our 2019 calendar and an exhibit honoring the youth whose photography is featured in it!
2019 AICHO Calendars are a part of a collaboration with In Progress featuring imagery captured by urban Indigenous youth that depicts themes related to Indigenous food sovereignty. They will be available to purchase at the reception and ongoing at our Indigenous Art & Gift Shop for $15.

Art in the Alley (230 E Superior Street) www.artinthealley.com
What you’ll see: Jewelry designer, Amanda Udesen, will be displaying her leather & semi precious stone jewelry

Blush (18 N 1st Ave W) *open late night too!
http://www.facebook.com/BLUSHDULUTH
What you’ll see: Open at 7PM! ~ a musical concert for ppl ~ Elle PF – feminist orchestral rock of Minneapolis/ YYY – lights and sounds of cool world / prone – funky synth-core trio of Duluth! Music starts at 8:30 PM

Duluth Coffee Company (105 E Superior St) www.duluthcoffeecompany.com/
What you’ll see:
In the Cafe: Emily Comnick, Handmade Felted Wool Art
In the Hallway: Samantha Nielsen, Watercolor Installment

Duluth Fine Pianos (331 W Superior Street) www.DuluthFinePianos.com
What you’ll see: This will be the first JAZZ@DFP! event, featuring Ryan Frane on piano, Sam Miltich on guitar and Matt Mobley on bass, playing fine acoustic jazz music from 6-8 pm. The Zentangle Art of Esther Piszczek will be on display, and light refreshments will be served. Admission is free

Joseph Nease Gallery (23 W 1st Street) www.josephneasegallery.com
What you’ll see:
One Year Anniversary Celebration! Join us for a slice of Birthday Cake!
In the Main Gallery, “Color and Pattern” works by Raissa Venables, Marcus Cain and Eric Sall!
In Gallery B, come and browse our Holiday Pop-Up Super Shop, featuring more affordable works by gallery artists.

Legacy Glassworks (32 W First Street) www.legacyglassworks.com

Lizzard’s Gallery (11 W Superior Street) www.lizzards.com
What you’ll see: New artwork delivered to the Gallery!! Selection of blown glass Christmas tree ornaments! Awesome jewelry by Terri Reinke, new paintings by Sue Pavlatos, Terry Millikan, Adam Swanson and Aaron Kloss plus spectacular felted/beaded work by Jo Wood! Spectacular segmented woodturned bowls handcrafted by Duluth artist Tom Lohman! Jeff first saw this artwork while doing an installation at a customers home, we contacted Tom and waited patiently. Still up: Murphy and Murphy!

Nordic Center (23 N Lake Avenue)
https://www.facebook.com/TheNordicCenter/
What you’ll see: Vist Pepperkakebyen (Gingerbread City) Duluth at the Nordic Center. View gingerbread houses made by area children, youth groups and art classes, adults and businesses! Experience the Danish “Hygge” cozy, enjoy mulled cider and of course have some pepperkaker (ginger snaps)!?

Pineapple Arts store (124 W 1st Street) www.facebook.com/pineappleart.duluth

The Rathskellar (208 E 1st Street) *open late night too!
(132 E. Superior St, Corner of Michigan Street and 2nd Avenue East, under the red light) www.rathskellerduluth.com

The Red Herring (208 E 1st Street) *open late night too!
www.redherringlounge.com
What you’ll see (and hear!): Jim Richardson’s cartoon art show! Beginning @ 9 PM, The Last Revel performs with special guest Barbaro!

Rockingchair Studio (120 W. 1st Street)
What you’ll see:
Works on Paper by artist Cecilia Ramón. Cecilia Ramón’s creative work explores the cross section of art-making, ecology, and resilience thinking. Her recent focus is on ocean currents, water dynamics and organisms.
Also: Pop-Up Shop selling Holiday Cards by UMD Art & Design Students to benefit the Trevor Project.

Studio 101 (101 E. Michigan St)
What you’ll see: WORKING ARTIST’S STUDIO! Portrait and Landscape Work by Dorothea Diver, Goran Hellekant, Constance Johnston, Cot LaFond, Dale Lucas and Larry Turbes.

Tischer Photographic Gallery (5 W Superior Street) www.TischerGallery.com
What you’ll see: Annual Display Piece Clearance Sale, featuring up to 75% off artwork.

Wagner Zaun Architecture (3 W Superior Street) www.wagnerzaun.com
What you’ll see: The fine woodwork of Josh Rude, as well as an original encaustic by his partner, Natalie Salminen. Their work will be on display through the end of the year.

Zeitgeist Arts (222 East Superior Street) www.zeitgeistarts.com
What you’ll see: Day of the Dead’ Exposition. Artists: Luis Fitch, Jimmy Longoria, Dougie Padilla, Renan Cruz, and Mary Plaster. This exhibit is a part of Zeitgeist’s ‘Spirit of Duluth Dinner and Film’ series which is celebrating Mexican culture and cuisine in November.

Friday October 26, 2018 Arts Walk

Look for flags outside these venues participating in October 2018 Downtown Arts Walk:

315 Gallery at the Washington Co-op (315 N Lake Avenue)  www.facebook.com/WashingtonGalleryDuluth

What you’ll see: Co-op member show, artists include: Monica Ares, Karolyn Carpenter & Sam Pranger. Paintings, photography, digital art.

AICHO Galleries / Dr. Robert Powless Cultural Center / Indigenous First Art & Gifts (202 W 2nd Street) www.facebook.com/aichogalleries

What you’ll see: Powless Center gallery: illustrations by Ojibwe artist Jonathan Thunder from new children’s book “Bowwow Powwow” written by Brenda Child’s. In the front gallery: original work by Chilean artist Rodrigo Bello. Plus Indigenous First Gift Shop will be open with many new gifts for holiday shopping.

Alison Aune Studio (128 W 1st Street, 2nd Floor)

What you’ll see: Alison will be working on new paintings for her upcoming exhibitions in Grand Rapids and Leverett, Massachusetts. She will have small Nordic Baltic paintings and cards for sale.

Art in the Alley (230 E Superior Street) www.artinthealley.com

What you’ll see: Becky Holst from Rose Among Thorns Creations will be our featured artist. She designs clothing with her local photos, Aerial Lift Bridge, Bentleyville Tree of Lights, Enger Tower, etc.

Blush (18 N 1st Ave W)  *open late night too!  www.facebook.com/BLUSHDULUTH

What you’ll see: Open at 6PM! “Sail the Moon with Me” works exploring subjects of self preservation and self discovery by Alex Goldenwolf and Ascher Sinkkonen.

 Dubh Linn (109 W Superior St)  https://dubhlinnpub.com/

What you’ll see: Show of Photography works by Bre Berini!

Duluth Art Institute (DAI) (506 W Michigan Street) www.duluthartinstitute.org

What you’ll see: ONLY OPEN UNTIL 5 PM.  Last chance to see: “Amanda Breitbach: Land/People”, “Aaron Squadroni: Mesabi Land Portraits” On view till December 2: Nerburn: Nik Nerburn is a Camera”!

Duluth Coffee Company (105 E Superior St) www.duluthcoffeecompany.com/

What you’ll see:  In the Cafe: Kelly Dupre, Lino Print with Watercolor InstallmentIn the Hallway: Samantha Nielsen, Watercolor Installment

Duluth Fine Pianos (331 W Superior Street) www.DuluthFinePianos.com

NEW MEMBER VENUE! What you’ll see: Duluth Fine Pianos is the only retail piano dealer in the Northland. Its new showroom features a recital space that will be filled with music. Music is always happening. Housed in the Phoenix Building, which arose from the ashes of the Duluth Grand Opera, music has returned to the corner of 4th Ave W and Superior Street! Currently, the Zentangle Art of local artist, Esther Piszczek, graces the walls.

Joseph Nease Gallery (23 W 1st Street) www.josephneasegallery.com

What you’ll see: 6 PM Artist Talk with choreographer Laura Goodman and painter Karen Owsley Nease, discussing their artistic collaboration. Goodman’s sensuous and powerful dance piece is titled “Curl, Uncurl and…”.

“Elemental Forces and Other Work” is a special limited-time exhibition of the Karen Owsley Nease paintings that inspired Goodman’s choreography.

Kirsten Aune Textiles (134 W 1st Street, in Magic Smelt Ship shop, second door to the west)  What you’ll see: WORKING ARTIST’S STUDIO! Original, vibrant hand painted textiles and designs!

Legacy Glassworks (32 W First Street) www.legacyglassworks.com

Lizzard’s Gallery (11 W Superior Street) www.lizzards.com

What you’ll see: Powerful NEW work by Scott Murphy and Robin Murphy!

Nordic Center (23 N Lake Avenue)  https://www.facebook.com/TheNordicCenter/

What you’ll see: Justin Anderson presents “Viking Ships, Nordlands Boats, Wool Sails” featuring photographs, stories, questions and answers about recent American Scandinavian Foundation funded research travels in Denmark and Norway and community boat building in Duluth, Minnesota. Presentation begins at 7:00pm.

Pineapple Arts  (124 W 1st Street) www.facebook.com/pineappleart.duluth

The Rathskellar (208 E 1st Street) *open late night too!  (132 E. Superior St, Corner of Michigan Street and 2nd Avenue East, under the red light) www.rathskellerduluth.com

The Red Herring (208 E 1st Street) *open late night too! www.redherringlounge.com

What you’ll see (and hear!): Jim Richardson’s cartoon art show! Beginning @ 8 PM, Boofest 2018, featuring Costume Contest, and a huge lineup of music including, Zeke Beats, Attom, jamesg, The Crunchy Bunch, C-SILENCE, NorthWood Beats, DJ Sox, Boost, and Shinobi.

 Rockingchair Studio (120 W. 1st Street)  https://joellynrock.com/

What you’ll see:  Video excerpts from the Sophronia Project,  work created by Joellyn Rock in collaboration with multimedia composer Kathy McTavish and Netprov writer Rob Wittig with a crew of contributing actors and artists. https://joellynrock.com/portfolio/sophronia-project/

Studio 101 (101 E. Michigan St)

What you’ll see: WORKING ARTIST’S STUDIO!  Portrait and Landscape Work by Dorothea Diver, Goran Hellekant, Constance Johnston, Cot LaFond, Dale Lucas and Larry Turbes.

The Tight Squeek Press (128 W. 1st Street, Suite B) www.rjh-tightsqueekpress.com

What you’ll see: Tight Squeek Press Open House featuring hands-on card printing of an autumn theme hosted by Jon Hinkel, Proprietor.

Tischer Photographic Gallery (5 W Superior Street) www.TischerGallery.com

What you’ll see: Exhibition opening – A Retrospective of Southwestern Photographs by Ryan Tischer.

Wagner Zaun Architecture (3 W Superior Street) www.wagnerzaun.com

What you’ll see: The fine woodwork of Josh Rude, as well as an original encaustic by his partner, Natalie Salminen. There will be an opening reception with Josh and Natalie, from 5-8 on October 26, and their work will be on display through the end of the year.

Zeitgeist Arts (222 East Superior Street) www.zeitgeistarts.com

What you’ll see: Cherie Hamilton Art Exhibit- “Nottie Pine and the Dreamtime.” Cherie has an MFA in Creative Writing and an MA in Art Education, and  illustrations from her novel “Nottie Pine and the Dreamtime.” Along with the illustrations, Cherie will feature a passage from her book next to each of her paintings.

Looking forward to seeing you at this month’s night of ultimate downtown fun!

Arts Walk Google Map   https://www.facebook.com/248047719285403/posts/251648045592037/

Questions? Send us a message through Facebook  or Instagram  @DowntownDuluthArtsWalk

Check out our website: www.downtowndulutharts.org

This is a walkable, year round event, welcome to all, 5 to 8 PM, + late night at participating venues, the final Friday of each month! Join us for a night of art & entertainment, featuring downtown art galleries, artist studios, cultural centers, eateries, bars and performance venues, as Duluth celebrates downtown arts culture!

Brought to you by the Downtown Duluth Arts Collective, a group of committed colleagues, representing over 26 arts businesses & groups, individual artist studios and cultural centers in the downtown neighborhood,  living into our mission to “unite, revitalize, and enrich the community through the arts.”

Look forward to seeing you on Friday October 26!

Friday September 28, 2018 Arts Walk

Look for flags outside these venues participating in September 2018 Downtown Arts Walk:

👉315 Gallery at the Washington Co-op (315 N Lake Avenue) www.facebook.com/WashingtonGalleryDuluth
What you’ll see: 315 Member Show, get to know some of the artists at the co-op!

👉AICHO galleries AICHO Galleries / Dr. Robert Powless Cultural Center / Indigenous First Art & Gifts (202 W 2nd Street) www.facebook.com/aichogalleries
What you’ll see: 3 NEW SHOWS! New Works by Karen Savage, “Northland Southland” exhibit by Rodrigo Bell, “2nd Annual Natural Hair Symposium: Celebrating the beauty of Naptural Hair” presented by Project Naptural, curated by Theresa Moses!

👉Art in the Alley (230 E Superior Street) www.artinthealley.com
What you’ll see: NEW Work by fabric artist Mo Mahle, featuring her up-cycled clothing and purse collection! 👉 ART SUPPLY DRIVE DROP OFF SITE

👉Blush (18 N 1st Ave W) *open late night too!
www.facebook.com/BLUSHDULUTH
What you’ll see (and hear!): Open at 6PM! “Paintings by Emily Koch”, music by YYY, 26 BATS, Ingeborg Von Agassiz beginning at 9:00PM!

👉 Dubh Linn (109 W Superior St)
https://dubhlinnpub.com/
What you’ll see: NEW! Show of Photography works by Bre Berini!

👉Duluth Art Institute (DAI) (506 W Michigan Street) www.duluthartinstitute.org
What you’ll see: 3 NEW SHOWS! “Amanda Breitbach: Land/People”, “Aaron Squadroni: Mesabi Land Portraits”, “Nik Nerburn: Nik Nerburn is a Camera”!

👉Duluth Coffee Company (105 E Superior St) www.duluthcoffeecompany.com/
What you’ll see: NEW work by Kelly Dupre!

👉Joseph Nease Gallery (23 W 1st Street) www.josephneasegallery.com
What you’ll see: LAST CHANCE! “James Brinsfield – A Twenty Year Retrospective”, “Transitions – Color + Space, smaller works by Warren Rosser” 👉 ART SUPPLY DRIVE DROP OFF SITE

👉Kirsten Aune Textiles (134 W 1st Street, in Magic Smelt Ship shop, second door to the west)
What you’ll see: WORKING ARTIST’S STUDIO! Original, vibrant hand painted textiles and designs!

👉Legacy Glassworks (32 W First Street) www.legacyglassworks.com

👉Lizzard’s Gallery (11 W Superior Street) www.lizzards.com
What you’ll see: NEW! Sneak preview – night off the Arts Walk Only! Work by Scott Murphy and Robin Murphy, official opening in October, 2018.

👉Mavis. Designer Showroom (19 N Lake Avenue) www.mavis.furniture
What you’ll see: NEW! Artwork from Tara Lynn Austin, along our modern furniture samples in our design studio!

👉Nordic Center (23 N Lake Avenue)
https://www.facebook.com/TheNordicCenter/
What you’ll see: NEW! Featured watercolors by Rosemary Guttormsson and photographs by Ryan Tischer, inspired by Iceland.

👉Pineapple Arts store (124 W 1st Street) www.facebook.com/pineappleart.duluth
What you’ll see (and do!): Hands-on arts making activities facilitated by UMD Education Students! 👉 ART SUPPLY DRIVE DROP OFF SITE

👉Prøve (21 N Lake Avenue) www.provegallery.com
What you’ll see: LAST CHANCE! “Minnesota Nice” by Carla Hamilton, closing reception!

👉The Rathskellar (208 E 1st Street) *open late night too!
(132 E. Superior St, Corner of Michigan Street and 2nd Avenue East, under the red light) www.rathskellerduluth.com

👉The Red Herring (208 E 1st Street) *open late night too!
www.redherringlounge.com
What you’ll see (and hear!): NEW! “Mythropology: The Year of Painting” by Zoey Cohen Leege, music by Cascade Crescendo and Trevor James starting at 8 PM!

👉 Rockingchair Studio (120 W. 1st Street)
https://joellynrock.com/
What you’ll see: September features abstract / figurative paintings by Vicky Lehman!

👉Studio 101 (101 E. Michigan St)
What you’ll see: WORKING ARTIST’S STUDIO! Portrait and Landscape Work by Dorothea Diver, Goran Hellekant, Constance Johnston, Cot LaFond, Dale Lucas and Larry Turbes.

👉The Tight Squeek Press (128 W. 1st Street, Suite B) www.rjh-tightsqueekpress.com
What you’ll see:

👉Tischer Photographic Gallery (5 W Superior Street) www.TischerGallery.com

👉Zeitgeist Arts (222 East Superior Street) www.zeitgeistarts.com
What you’ll see: LAST CHANCE! “DS Pride Art Exhibition”!
👉 ART SUPPLY DRIVE DROP OFF SITE