Past Exhibits

The Student Show 2019

February 8 - 28, 2019 The Student Show illustrates the creativity, skill and inspiration that unfold in our studios every day. You will see work by new students who are exhibiting for the first time. Additionally experienced students will display the mastery they’ve...

Arts of the Holidays Show & Sale

November 9 - December 22 Gallery open Monday - Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Arts of the Holidays, an annual art sale, features works by returning favorites and new artists. During Arts of the Holidays you can shop fine arts and crafts by more than 100 local artists....

The Realization of a Dream: The Photographs of Edward Curtis

September 4 - October 25 Free and open to the public In celebration of the sesquicentennial of photographer Edward Curtis’ birth, the Minnetonka Center for the Arts presents an exhibition highlighting his landmark body of work. Curated by leading Curtis scholar...

2018 MCFTA Members’ Juried Show Results

The following artworks were selected for the 2018 Members’ Juried Show. Congratulations on having participated in this process! Whether or not your work is selected, entering shows is an important part of developing your confidence as an artist and honoring the...

The 2018 Student Show

February 2 – March 1 Opening Preview on February 1, 6 - 8 p.m. Bring a potluck dish to share! Free and open to the public The Student Show illustrates the creativity, skill and inspiration that unfold in our studios every day. Exhibiting in a professional gallery...

Facade: New Work by Elizabeth Coleman

February 2 – March 18 Opening Preview on February 1, 6 – 8 p.m. Showing in the Murphy Room Free and open to the public Facade features Elizabeth Coleman's sculptures and illuminated windows in transparent porcelain and glass. Elizabeth Coleman is a 2017 Minnesota...

Phases of Matter

March 9 – April 5 Closing Reception on April 5, 6 – 8 p.m. Free and open to the public Phases of Matter features works by Bernie Ficek-Swenson, Linda Gammell, Ann Ginsburgh Hofkin, Danny Saathoff, and Holly Swift. Contemporary interpretations by five artists consider...

Minnesota Watercolor Society: Spring Contrasts

Minnesota Watercolor Society Spring Exhibition: Spring Contrasts April 14 – May 11 Opening Preview and Awards on April 13, 6 - 8 p.m. The Minnesota Watercolor Society is proud to present some of the Midwest's finest watercolor artists. View watercolor artwork...

Contemporary Botanicals

April 14 – May 11 Opening Preview on April 13, 6 - 8 p.m. Free and open to the public Contemporary Botanicals. Concurrent with the Watercolor Society Show, students of MCFTA Artist-Instructor Suzanne Galloway display their latest creations - flowers and foliage...

2018 Members’ Juried Show

May 25 – June 22 Opening Preview on May 24, 6 - 8 p.m. Free and open to the public The Members’ Juried Show provides current members of the Minnetonka Center for the Arts an opportunity to enter their work in a competitive juried gallery exhibition. The Members'...

Menagerie: Animals in Art

June 29 – August 2 Opening Preview on June 28, 6 - 8 p.m. In Menagerie: Animals in Art, you will see depictions of animals. From familiar to exotic, primitive to stylized, and naturalistic to personified. Animals have populated art since the beginning of image-making,...

2017 Faculty Show

August 21 - September 21, 2017 Reception on September 14, 6 - 8 p.m. Free and open to the public Enjoy the latest creations of our talented Artist-Instructors in our 2017 Faculty Show. The Faculty Show reveals the artistic vision behind the teaching. Art and fine...