Art Gallery

In its gallery the library mounts a bimonthly show which features the work of contemporary area artists. In addition, the library has a permanent collection of paintings, prints, and photographs displayed throughout the building. This collection includes works by Jo Lutz Rollins and other historic Minnesota artists. In July, 2013, a permanent sculpture by Minnesota sculptor Kinji Akagawa was installed on the Johnson Terrace. Commissioned by the Huelsmann Foundation, the Akagawa sculpture is in memory of Richard Huelsmann, the Foundation’s founder and area philanthropist. Mr. Huelsmann also donated a large number of the paintings in the library collection.

Current Show

July-August: Virginia Lovness

Artist Reception July 20, 6pm

Recent Shows

May-June: Jimmy Longoria
March-April 2017: Tim Nyberg
January-February 2017 Town and Garden by the St. Croix Valley Area Rug Hookers

November-December 2016 Pebbles in the River  by Tomy O’Brien
September-October 2016 Emily Haddad
July-August 2016 Gregg Rochester
May-June 2016 Oil and Water with Dianne Ginsberg and Jeanette Richards
March-April 2016 Laurie Schneider
January-February 2016 Rug Hookers


Historical List of Gallery Show

Historical List of Gallery Shows


November-December 2015 Myrlah Olson

September 2015- October 2015 David Parker

July 2015-August 2015 Melissa Belanger

May 2015-June 2015 Sharon Weiser

March-April 2015  Every Day Brave with Douglas Limon, Rachel Limon, Gavino Limon, Melvin Losh & Tom Lindfors

January-February 2015 Wynn Davis

August -September 2014 Marie Olofsdotter

July-August 2014 Sue Hedin

May-June 2014 Edie and Richard Abnet

March-April 2014 Beverly Van Dell

January-February 2014 Carl Cedergren