Duluth Art Institute

Maija Jenson

This month the Duluth Art Institute is showing their Annual DAI Member show, where members who participate in this Duluth organization are invited to show a piece of their own art. 

Tia Salmela Keobounpheng

Former Duluthian Tia Salmela Keobounpheng opens a new exhibit at the Duluth Art Institute on Thursday, January 11 called "100 days: Tia Keobounpheng."  

©Jonathan Thunder

Support for Superior artists (pun intended), the art of the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon, the animated Jonathan Thunder and more this week on Where's Art?

The  Beargrease Art Show is on display through March at the Great Lakes Aquarium; hear more about the show this week on Radio Gallery.

Send me adrift./Flickr

Just this morning on Radio Gallery, North House Folk School Director Greg Wright said, "This world somehow makes us think we need permission to do things. 

Zeitgeist Arts

The group show Resist and Protect opens tonight (Monday, 11/13/17) at the Zeitgeist Arts Cafe ...it's billed as "A gathering to seek solace, challenge, and muster hope in these uncertain times" and a poetry reading will kick off the opening.

©Susanna Gaunt

Susanna Gaunt's multi-media exhibit Taking Stock opens Tuesday at the Tweed Museum of Art ...

Saltless Sea Cinema presents Lo-Fi Lumen on Wednesday ...

Last month a new exhibit opened in a new and unlikely venue, the windows of the Esmond Building at 2001 W. Superior Street, the old Seaway Hotel.  

Duluth Art Institute

"In Situ" means "in it's original place.

But Studio 101 and the seven artists who create there is located on Michigan Street in Duluth.

Annie Dugan talks about three big events tomorrow (Tuesday):

An opening of the Duluth Art Institute exhibit Window to the West - Nik Nerburn's Polaroid photography of Lincoln Park neighbors as well as Brad Tollefson's paintings will be on display on the front windows of the Esmond Building (2001 W Superior St.),

All My Relations/Moira Villiard

All My Relations Arts in Minneapolis has just opened an exhibit of the works of Karen Savage and Jonathan Thunder.  Called Savage/Thunder, the exhibit runs through the end of September.

And students from Thunder Bay have their work on display as part of the Art = Bridges to Understanding Youth Art Exchange.  The exhibit is already up, but there's an actual opening slated for Wednesday from 3:00pm-5:00pm.

John Akre

The Duluth Art Institute's executive director will be an art instructor come the start of the school year ... but in the meantime, Annie Dugan is still our host for Where's Art.

In other news, John Akre's Demolition Dreaming will be showcased at this weekend's Free Range Film Festival ...

Tomorrow, the Duluth Art Institute hosts Polaroids! ...

A rare screening of local animation is showing 7pm on Thursday July, 20 at Teatro Zuccone.  A collection of films by local artist Jonathan Thunder is an exciting part of his new exhibit “Peripheral Vignettes” at the Duluth Art Institute.  

No, it is neither "mosquito season" nor "road construction season."  It is actually mural season here in the northland, with large-scale artworks being unveiled around town this week, including:

Yesterday a new mural was unveiled in Lincoln Park on the side of the Frost River building (1910 West Superior Street) by artist Paul LeJeunesse, a Duluth Art Institute artist-in-residence.

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