Visual Arts — March 12

The calendar lists art exhibits on display, as well as art workshops and activities.

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Jaques Art Center

121 Second St. NW

New juried art show titled “Strokes of Genius,” opens Saturday, March 14, and runs through May 9, with an opening reception from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday.



Chameleon Café

18196 Highway 371

Artist Nora Novotny’s work is on display at the Baxter cafe and the Holy Yoga studio in Crosby.


Brainerd Public Library

416 S. Fifth St.

Paintings by Brainerd lakes area artist Kathy Reetz on display through March 30.

The Crossing Arts Alliance


711 Laurel St.

“Oil & Water,” contemporary works by Lonnie Knutson runs through March 28.

Crossing Arts Kids art programming will have two sessions — from 10-11:30 a.m. and the second from noon to 1:30 p.m. Saturday. Youths will make a northern lights landscape using chalk pastels.

Featured member artist Tyler Kneisl of Brainerd to appear from 10 a.m. to noon. Saturday.

Upcoming workshops March 21 and 27-28. For more information, call TCAA at 218-833-0416 or visit .

Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays.

Central Lakes College Art Gallery

501 W. College Drive


Gallery is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Essentia Health-St. Joseph’s Medical Center

523 N. Third St.

“Healing Through Art” classes at 1:30 p.m. March 24, April 21, May 19, June 16, July 28 and Aug. 25 and are an hour long. “Healing Through Art” combines psychotherapeutic techniques with the creative process to improve mental health, resilience and well-being. The process of creativity promotes self-expression, self-awareness and coping skills. Techniques may include drawing, painting, coloring, collage, journaling and more.People are encouraged to register with the Cancer Center at the Brainerd hospital at 218-828-3113.

First Congregational United Church of Christ

415 Juniper St.

Watercolor artwork by former Brainerd lakes area resident Kathy Kovala will be on display through April.



Great River Arts

122 First St. SE

Monthly youth art classes are available. For information and to register, call 320-632-0960 or visit .


Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post

43411 Oodena Drive

Exhibit “Zibaaska’ iganagoodday: The Jingle Dress at 100,” runs through Oct. 31. Cost to see the exhibit is the general museum admission of $10 for adults; $8 for seniors, veterans and active military and college students; $6 for ages 5-17; and free for ages 4 and younger, for Minnesota Historical Society members and Mille Lacs Band members.



Minnesota History Center

345 Kellogg Blvd. W.

“Prince: Before the Rain” exhibit runs through May 3.

If you would like your event listed in the entertainment guide, contact Jennifer at, 218-855-5851 or mail to Jennifer Kraus, Brainerd Dispatch, P.O. Box 974, Brainerd, MN 56401. Please include time, date, place, admission price and contact information. Deadline is 5 p.m. Monday for Thursday publication.

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