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Past Exhibits

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. If you entered pieces that are not listed below, please pick them up today, Friday May 18, between 11 and 4 pm, or on Saturday, May 19, between 10 am and 2 pm. Congratulations on having...

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 This show illustrates the creativity, skill and inspiration that unfold in our studios every day. Exhibiting in a professional gallery setting is...

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 Sculptures and illuminated windows in transparent porcelain and glass by 2017 Minnesota State Arts Board Initiative Grant recipient Elizabeth...

Phases of Matter

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

Minnesota Watercolor Society Spring Exhibition: Spring Contrasts

April 14 – May 11 Opening Preview and Awards on April 13, 6 - 8 p.m. Some of the Midwest's finest watercolor artists exhibit their work in this event, selected by Juror Leslie Wilson, Walnut Creek, CA. Award selections by John Salminen, Duluth, MN Pictured: Bridges by...

Contemporary Botanicals

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

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 offers all current members of the Minnetonka Center for the Arts an opportunity to enter their work in a competitive juried gallery exhibition, and presents an...

Menagerie: Animals in Art

June 29 – August 2 Opening Preview on June 28, 6 - 8 p.m. Depictions of animals - familiar or exotic, primitive or stylized, naturalistic or personified – have populated art since the beginning of image-making, testifying to our perpetual fascination with Earth’s...

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 an exhibit that reveals the artistic vision behind the teaching. Art and fine craft by some of the finest...

ABSTRACT

September 29 - October 26, 2017 Opening Preview on September 28, 6 - 8 p.m. Free and open to the public Creating a non-representational image releases the artist from having to achieve a subject’s likeness, but poses the challenge of creating an image that feels...

Arts of the Holidays Show and Sale

November 9 - December 22, 2017 Monday - Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Grand Opening, November 9, 6 - 9 p.m A gallery full of fine craft and art, selected for character and value, perfect for holiday giving. Featuring over 100 local artists – discover new collections by...