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September 2017

Dana Potter Digital Action

September 7 - November 4

Dates: August 24 - October 21, 2017 Event: Opening Reception & Artist Talk: August 24, 2017 Time: 5:00 - 7:00pm | Where: Goodenow Gallery Dana Potter currently works as a user interface designer and web art director. Inspired by the systematic ways she interacts with every day digital actions, she began recording and tracking the movements of her computer mouse on screen. With these tracings, they are then cut onto birch plywood using a laser cutter, giving the movement a…

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Avis Davis: Exhibit of 2017 Student Watercolor Classes

September 9 - November 4

Date: September 9 - November 4, 2017   |   Where: Wikert Gallery Opening Reception: September 9, 1 - 4pm This year these students expanded their experiences into abstract watercolor as well as realism and drawing classes. The students were challenged to push their imaginations and creativity to explore a variety of designs. Their unique approaches make this exhibit an eye-catching delight.

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Glenda Drennen: Playing in a Puddle

September 21 - November 11

Date: September 21 - November 11, 2017 Where: Weaver Lobby Gallery & McIlrath Landing Gallery Opening Reception: September 21, 5 - 7 pm   Glenda Drennen, a native of South Dakota, now resides in Sioux City, Iowa. She maintains Watermark Studio where she creates original watercolors and water media paintings. Her creativity was already apparent in childhood, and she has been painting watercolors professionally for nearly 40 years. This exhibit will feature her watercolor and water media paintings with textures…

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October 2017

Selections from the Managed Collections

October 19, 2017 - January 13, 2018

Date: October 19, 2017 - January 13, 2018 Where: Monte Pearson Gallery   This center is a host institution for many works of art owned by art foundations throughout the country. These foundations - Pearson, Pollack, Shepard’s Cornerstone, Merl, and Armitage, come together for a show filled with artists straight from your Art History books. Auguste Renoir, Edward Manet & Christo will be on view from the Pollack Foundation; loans from the Pearson Art Foundation allow us to show works…

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David Strom: Conversations at the Roadside Market

October 26 - December 30

Date: October 26 - December 30, 2017 Where: John and Karen Goodenow Gallery Opening Reception: October 26, 5 - 7 pm   The Goodenow Gallery will be home to a special exhibit by Windom, Minnesota artist David Strom, as he will exhibit for the first time a series of drawings completed in 1976-78, when he owned and operated Dave’s Roadside Market. In college, I painted my friends but not their faces. After completing college, returning to Windom and having a…

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November 2017

Loving Vincent

November 2 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

“We cannot speak other than by our paintings” Written by Vincent van Gogh in a letter the week before his death Loving Vincent brings the paintings of Vincent van Gogh to life to tell his remarkable story. Every one of the 65,000 frames of the film is an oil-painting hand-painted by professional oil-painters who travelled from all across Europe to the Loving Vincent studios in Poland and Greece to be a part of the production. As remarkable as Vincent’s brilliant…

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Glenn Henriksen: Veterans Day Salute

November 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us as we pay tribute to our veterans with a special Veterans Day concert with local pianist Glenn Henriksen. Tickets: $25 Non-Members | $15 Members | $5 Students Free admission to active and retired members of the U.S. military. Sponsored by the Pearson Art Foundation Tickets may be purchased by calling the box office at 712-332-7013, at the door, or online by clicking here.

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Wanda J. Skogerboe Juried Exhibition

November 16, 2017 - January 27, 2018

Date: November 16, 2017 - January 27, 2018 Where: Weaver Lobby Gallery & McIlrath Landing Gallery Opening Reception: November 16, 5 - 7 pm   Founded in 1993, this biannual, juried exhibition was named on behalf of Wanda J. Skogerboe, a volunteer of the Lakes Art Center who had a deep appreciation for the arts and the lakes area. This special exhibition is designed to further the art center’s mission by supporting and exhibiting contemporary art from the greater Midwest.…

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November 16 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The Performing Arts Series are FILM RECORDINGS of live performances that have taken place in London. These productions are not live performances on the Lauridsen Performing Arts Theatre stage. The Royal Shakespeare Company presents Coriolanus! A full-throttle war play that revels in the sweat of the battlefield, Coriolanus transports us back to the emergence of the republic of Rome. Caius Martius Coriolanus is a fearless soldier but a reluctant leader. His ambitious mother attempts to carve him a path to political power, but…

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Holiday Open House

November 30 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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