The weather is warming up and so are Downtown Arts. Scroll down to see venues participating for the Downtown Arts Walk on Friday April 26, 5 to 8 PM!
Venues Participating on April 26, 2019
• 315 Gallery at the Washington Co-op (315 N Lake Avenue) www.facebook.com/WashingtonGalleryDuluth
What you’ll see: A selection of new and favorite works by co-op artists!
• AICHO Galleries, Dr. Robert Powless Cultural Center, Indigenous First Art & Gifts (202 W. 2nd Street) www.facebook.com/aichogalleries
What you’ll see: ”Through our Eyes” photo exhibit. This exhibit features photos shot by the Gimaajii kids. It focuses on the youth developing their voices in photography, reflecting their leadership in reclaiming Indigenous traditions, foods, values and a sense of cultural identity. ALSO: Screening of the documentary “Return” as a part of the Duluth Superior Film Festival!
• Blush (18 N 1st Ave W) *open late night too!
What you’ll see and hear: Touring friends from Chicago w/ local loves >>>
Superior Siren – eerie folk from Duluth
Glad Rags (Chicago) – psychedelic orchestral dance pop
Nat Harvie Trio – all-queer solo project of songwriter and recordist Nat Harvie
• CF design ltd (230 E Superior Street, Suite 102) www.cfdesignltd.com
What you’ll see: A Retrospective of Artworks by Robert Dewitt Adams!
• Duluth Coffee Company (105 E Superior St) www.duluthcoffeecompany.com/
What you’ll see: “The Power Series” by Duluth Boudoir Photography, Photographer Emily Comnick. Coming Soon: New Photography by Wolfskull Creative!
In the Hallway: Samantha Nielsen, Watercolor Installment!
• Duluth Fine Pianos (331 W Superior Street) www.DuluthFinePianos.com
What you’ll see: Live JAZZ@DFP! Featuring Bob Kase on trumpet from 6-8 pm at Duluth Fine Pianos on Friday April 26th! Dr. Kase’s extensive performing career includes appearances as soloist with professional, university and high-school ensembles across the nation, as well as with many symphony orchestras. He has performed on over 200 recording projects including four solos recordings and performed with many international performing artists such as Tony Bennett, Clark Terry, Louis Bellson, Sammy Davis Jr., The Minnesota Orchestra, Dizzy Gillespie, Bob Mintzer, Wayne Newton and many others.
• Joseph Nease Gallery (23 W 1st Street) www.josephneasegallery.com
What you’ll see:
Main gallery – “Sirpa Särkijärvi – Transcriptions” exhibit!
Gallery B – Exhibit of NEW, “Generative Textile Drawings” by Kathy McTavish!
• 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) www.lizzards.com
What you’ll see:
EDGES: An Exhibition of New Oil Paintings by Karen Owsley Nease and WATER VESSELS: WATER IS LIFE- Handcrafted Pottery by Gail Rosenquist .
• Nordic Center (23 N Lake Avenue) www.nordiccenterduluth.org
What you’ll see: “Beads: Northern Traditions and Inspirations.” This exhibit focuses on commonalities among northern peoples, specifically between the Norwegian Hardanger tradition and the Anishinaabe traditional and contemporary beadwork here in Minnesota.
• Prøve (21 N Lake Avenue) www.provegallery.com
What you’ll see: “Honestly, tho…” Exhibition. Brings together the work of artists in a range of media to focus on expressions of visual and textual intimacy. By visualizing traditionally private moments, relationships, bodies, and words, the artworks offer themes of encouragement transformed into resistance and revolution through public disclosure. They testify to the powerful relationships of trust built between subject and artist, and artist and public. Artists included in the exhibition include Chicago-based photographer Marisa Klug-Morataya, numerous Twin Cities artists such as ceramicist Meg Brown and Ollie Schminkey, photographer Carla Rodriguez, letterpress printer Elana Wolowitz Schwartzman of Fontlove Studio, multimedia artist Joni van Bockel, painter and illustrator Stacey Combs; and local artist Heidi Blunt.
• 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)
What you’ll see: Silk Paintings by Lee Zimmerman!
• The Red Herring (208 E 1st Street) *open late night too!
What you’ll see: Artwork by Stephanie Wilcox!
• Rockingchair Studio (120 W 1st Street, 5 to 8pm) www.joellynrock.com/portfolio
What you’ll do: Collaborative Knitting, Wildlife Rescue Nests!
• 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) www.rjh-tightsqueekpress.com
What you’ll see: Open House of a working print shop and studio hosted by Jon Hinkel, Proprietor!
• Tischer Photographic Gallery (5 W Superior Street) www.TischerGallery.com
What you’ll see: Spring Display Piece Clearance Sale!
• Zeitgeist Arts (5 W Superior Street) www.zeitgeistarts.com
Check out our Google Map for venue locations
Questions? Send us a message through Facebook
or Instagram >>> @DowntownDuluthArtsWalk
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 April 26!