Where's Art

A weekly feature on Northland Morning keeping you up to date on Twin Ports art happenings. Airs Mondays at 8:20. Hosted by Annie Dugan of the Duluth Art Institiute.

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Environmentalist Dan Schutte and his UMD photography professor Kristen Pless open their exhibition Monarchs: Photographs from the Reserves Saturday at the Great Lakes Aquarium ...

And speaking of UMD, the Tweed Museum of Art, freshly-air conditioned after a six month closing for $1.5 million in HVAC work, reopens Thursday with three new exhibits.

Ashley Kolka

The Vacation Edition!

Wherever you roam up nort' this summer, there is art to enjoy.

Out west, think the MacRostie Art Center in Grand Rapids, MN.

The Miniatures Exhibition, featuring the collage art of Ashley Kolka is on display now ...

Daniel Botkin

Daniel Botkin's exhibit Busy Being Born opens tonight (5/23) at the Red Mug Coffeehouse in Superior ...

An exhibit of Dylan handwritten lyrics and other memorabilia from Bill Pagel's collection will open - with musical accompaniment - Wednesday (5/25) ...

Jonathan Thunder

Jonathan Thunder's solo show Underwater Dreaming Bunnies opens this week at Zeitgeist ...

Advancing Lincoln Park wants feedback on studio space needs in our community - take their survey here.

Max Macgruder

If you're not still in a Homegrown stupor, you can take in the Duluth Art Institute's Photo Stupor opening at the Red Herring tomorrow night ... Design: DLH's Pop-up Shop and exhibit pops up Thursday ...

Homegrown Music Festival/Duluth Art Institute

It's pretty much "all Homegrown all the time" this week in Duluth - even for artists.  At the Duluth Art Institute, it's the two part Homegrown Photo show and at the opening reception tonight at the Red Herring, be one of the first 30 or so people in the door and the DAI will give you a disposable camera to carry with you all week to record your Homegrown impressions and experiences.

©Andy Miller

Jamie Ratliff talks the confluence of sports and art this week ...  and the Homegrown Music Festival is hatching a couple of photography shows:  the Homegrown Photography Show and "Photo Stupor."  The latter is a chance for folks to get a disposable camera and take it everywhere during Homegrown week to, in the words of the organizers, document "what really happened during this year's festival."

  Opening tonight at Zeitgeist is a new exhibit by area photographer Henry Roberts.

from Jen Dietrich: Baseball, A Secular Religion

Jen Dietrich and Robb Quisling open a show called Team Spirit at the Duluth Art Institute on Thursday ...

Nationally celebrated sports artist Tim Cortes opens the companion exhibit, Hat-Trick, also that evening.

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Annie Dugan's wonky cell phone created a cliff-hanger this morning.

After mentioning Sarah Brokke's Art History lecture this evening, Daniela Sandler's talk tomorrow as part of UMD's Visual Culture Lecture Series, Brett Grandson's demonstration of platinum printing as part of the Darkroom lab at the DAI, Annie talked about setting up for the One River, Many Stories project.

Julia Smith

Julia Smith's exhibit I'm Not Ok, But It's Ok opens tomorrow in Room 307 at the Life Sciences Building at UMD - aka the Artery...

The work of Gordon Coons comes to AICHO next month ...

And Design Duluth's series continues Thursday with The Lake Effect: What is Lake Superior's Role in Our Design?

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We celebrate National Pi Day with artist/composer/cellist/mathematician Kathy McTavish's mutimedia chamber work høle in the skY in the root cellar at The Food Farm in Wrenshall, MN on Saturday ... 

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Shawna Gilmore's Land of Wonder exhibit is up at the Duluth Art Institute ... Wednesday, she'll present an artist talk and her exhibit - deemed "surprisingly kid-friendly" by museum curator Annie Dugan - will even feature some artwork hung at kids'-eye-level.

Annie Dugan has just returned from a week in Spain: she talks about what she's brought home with her to share with the Northland ... and the art that moved her most.

Robert Francis/Flickr

Regular host Annie Dugan's off to Madrid, so Radio Gallery host Maija Jenson joins us to talk about bowl-making opportunities leading up to Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank's 23rd Annual Empty Bowl April 12, a call for entries for Hat-Trick: A Celebration of Hockey and Art opening around t

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