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Growing Toward the Light Gallery Exhibition

May 2 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until May 22, 2022

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until May 22, 2022

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Join us for Spirit of the Wilderness’s community art exhibition, Growing Toward the Light.

The exhibition will feature an artist’s talk from Minneapolis photographer Michelle Westmark Wingard on Friday May 6th, 5-7pm, as well as an all-ages interactive workshop Saturday May 7th, 10am-12pm.

Michelle Westmark Wingard is an installation-based photographer, curator, and arts educator. She is Professor of Art and Gallery Director of Bethel University’s two exhibition spaces. In her fifteen years of programming exhibitions, Westmark Wingard has worked with more than eighty artists in a diverse range of media. Her photographic and curatorial projects often seek to create experiential and participatory opportunities exploring themes of memory, grief, memorial, perception, and interconnection. She has curated several exhibitions and has also exhibited her own photographic work locally and nationally. She is the recipient of the Jerome Travel Grant (2015) and the Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grant (2017 and 2019). Westmark Wingard holds an MFA in photography from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York (2006). She lives and works in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Exhibition runs April 29th through May 22nd alongside our permanent Anna C Johnson collection and charming gift shop.

JHP Hours:
Monday 10 AM–4 PM
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 10 AM–4 PM
Friday 10 AM–4 PM
Saturday 10 AM–4 PM
Sunday 1–4 PM

Join us for Spirit of the Wilderness’s community art exhibition, Growing Toward the Light.

The exhibition will feature an artist’s talk from Minneapolis photographer Michelle Westmark Wingard on Friday May 6th, 5-7pm, as well as an all-ages interactive workshop Saturday May 7th, 10am-12pm.

Michelle Westmark Wingard is an installation-based photographer, curator, and arts educator. She is Professor of Art and Gallery Director of Bethel University’s two exhibition spaces. In her fifteen years of programming exhibitions, Westmark Wingard has worked with more than eighty artists in a diverse range of media. Her photographic and curatorial projects often seek to create experiential and participatory opportunities exploring themes of memory, grief, memorial, perception, and interconnection. She has curated several exhibitions and has also exhibited her own photographic work locally and nationally. She is the recipient of the Jerome Travel Grant (2015) and the Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grant (2017 and 2019). Westmark Wingard holds an MFA in photography from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York (2006). She lives and works in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Exhibition runs April 29th through May 22nd alongside our permanent Anna C Johnson collection and charming gift shop.

JHP Hours:
Monday 10 AM–4 PM
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 10 AM–4 PM
Friday 10 AM–4 PM
Saturday 10 AM–4 PM
Sunday 1–4 PM

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Date:
May 2
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://www.cookcountyhistory.org/johnson-heritage-post-art-gallery

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Venue

Johnson Heritage Post Art Gallery
115 W. Wisconsin St
Grand Marais, MN 55604 United States
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Phone:
218-387-2314
Website:
https://www.cookcountyhistory.org/johnson-heritage-post-art-gallery