The Arts Center gallery features a variety of artwork by local artists. Past exhibits have included a vast array of unique items including hand-blown glass, pottery, paintings, photography, mixed media, and much more. In addition to giving local artists more public exposure, the exhibits add another dimension of art education to the community.
Lakeville North High School Senior Show
May 1-11, 2018 Opening May 2: 4-6 p.m.
This annual show features artwork from the Lakeville North Senior High class. Both the upper and lower galleries are filled with art along with biographies. Many of these students have chosen to go on to continuing education in the art field.
Artist: Aaron Panaligan
Hermine Magnus Oil Paintings
May 12 & 13, 2018
Professional artist and local art teacher Hermine Magnus, renowned for her glorious use of color, passed away at age 101. Hermine’s love of art inspired her to become a founding member of the Little House Art Guild. After the Lakeville Area Arts Center opened in 2001, Hermine was instrumental in starting the painting program. She worked as an oil painting instructor with a loyal following of students until her retirement in 2011.
Lakeville South High School Senior Show
May 14-25, 2018
This annual show features artwork from the Lakeville South Senior High class. Both the upper and lower galleries are filled with art along with biographies. Many of these students have chosen to go on to continuing education in the art field.
Artist: Macy Tran
Minnesota Contemporary Quilters
July 18-September 7, 2018
Each spring, Minnesota Contemporary Quilters are challenged to make a small quilt that will travel for a year to venues throughout the state. An inspiration theme is given to the members from which to design a visual interpretation. This fascinating exhibit is a wonderful example of artistic creativity.
Rita Ryan Watercolor
October 1-30, 2018
Watercolorist Rita Ryan is a resident of Minnesota through the summer and resides in Florida for the remainder of the year. Her artwork is influenced by both regions, and is displayed in private collections throughout the U.S. and France.
November 1, 2018-January 2, 2019
Opening reception: November 4, 1-3 p.m.