Our Main Gallery is located on the first floor of the Downtown Center for the Arts and features six juried or invitational, and three education-focused exhibits each year. Our 2018-19 Open Call to apply to exhibit in our Main Gallery will be available by April 16, 2018. Please note an application deadline of June 15, 2018.

As a member benefit, the Arts Guild presents Member Visual Artists’ work in six Satellite Exhibition Spaces in our Center for the Arts building, and throughout Northfield: our Up Gallerytwo in Allina Clinic Northfield, the Archer House Inn, the Northfield Business & Tourism Center, and at Tandem Bagels.  These spaces are available to all Arts Guild Members on a first-come, first-served basis. Our Visual Arts Manager will also invite members to show in these spaces, when members don’t apply.

Interested in showing your work?  For questions, or for more information please email our Visual Arts Manager, Heather Lawrenz: or call 507.645.8877.

Current Exhibits

Main Gallery Exhibition The Northfield (Exhibition) Experience is a reverse documentary of The Northfield Experience performances, as it is collectively documents an event before it has happened. The exhibition includes paintings, photographs, textiles, collage and ceramics from over 30 artists from Northfield and St. Olaf College.  April 18 – May 12, 2018.

Up Gallery We Are Your Neighbors a photo exhibition by local Latino youth sharing their lives with our community. March 24 – May 31, 2018.

Allina Clinic Gallery (across from lab) Woodlands, Water and Abandoned Farm Land Paintings by David Killen April 5 – June 30, 2018

Allina Whole Person Care Gallery (downstairs)  Adventures in String Theory Weaving by Eleanor Coolidge. March 15 – July 31, 2018.

Archer House Gallery Northfield – On Location Plein air paintings by Robert Christy. March 2  – June 30, 2018

Northfield Business & Tourism Center This is Northfield explores the town of Northfield through streetscapes and  landscapes created by six local artists. The following artists are featured in this exhibition: David AllenRobert Christy, Mary Ellen Frame, Marsha Kolstad Morrill KitchelJoe Miller, and Kate Woodstrup.

Tandem Bagels Gallery Nature’s Inspiration Paintings by Rebecca Tolle. February 12 – May 31, 2018.


2017-18 Season Sponsor:

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