As part of The Big Read program in the St. Croix Valley, ArtReach is seeking artists to be part of the exhibition “Spirit, Heart, Home.” Artists are encouraged to submit work that relate to the themes of love, heritage, nature and going home as illustrated in “Love Medicine” by Louise Erdrich, the 2015 featured book. […]
The Stillwater Art Guild, 402 Main St. N., will feature a holiday gift gallery in the River Room gallery through Nov. 30. All items are made by area artists. The gallery is open Monday through Saturday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday noon to 5 p.m. For more information, call 651-689-0149 or visit artguildgallery.com.
Ceramic sculptures and drawings by Fisher, Shibata A series of exhibitions featuring ceramic sculpture and drawings by Kathryne Fisher and Juliane Shibata, mixed media painting on canvas by Kate Gomez, urban landscapes by Rod Massey, mixed media sculpture by Peter Morales, photographs by Sarah Sampedro, and ceramics by Jim Spector (Minneapolis) will be on view […]
The holiday season in the St. Croix Valley will begin with the Victorian Christmas at the Historic Courthouse Preview Gala 6:30 to 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21. The beautifully-decorated courthouse glows with lights as guests approach the site, sitting high on the bluff overlooking the St. Croix River. Guests will enjoy champagne, beer, coffee and […]
Ignatius Aloysius O’Shaughnessy, the 13th son of a Stillwater bootmaker, became the largest independent oil refiner in the United States, owned the Cleveland Indians and was an influential philanthropist. A recently releasted biography by Doug Hennes tells O’Shaughnessy’s story. To honor O’Shaughnessy’s Stillwater roots, Valley Bookseller will host a book signing with Hennes at Maple […]
There’s snow in the forecast. Now we’re Minnesotans. We know what winter looks like, and how hard it can be. We’ve lived through the crazy snow drifts and the negative temperatures. We’ve dealt with frozen car doors and impossibly dense snow. We’ve lived through the Polar Vortex … twice, is it? And we still live […]