St. Croix Galleries

Adjusted Exhibition Gallery Hours: Wednesdays – Saturdays 12-4pm

The St. Croix Galleries of ArtReach St. Croix feature work by local, regional and national artists in rotating exhibits. The gallery hosts visual arts shows representing a variety of mediums throughout the year. Gallery admission is free.

Looking for an artist who was in a past exhibition? Check out our archives.

Current Exhibit

featuring work by Michael Slagle, Gail Katz-James and Erin Botsford

Dwelling, as a physical space and an intangible concept, is embodied in the work of Erin Botsford, Gail Katz-James and Michael Slagle. Botsford’s portraits and abstract paintings capture beauty and balance while keeping the artist’s mind focused and hands busy. Katz-James’ playful metal sculptures are rooted in repeating textile traditions of quilting and weaving. Slagle’s landscape paintings are layered with altered street maps creating a sense of place from two perspectives.

On view: April 1 – May 8, 2021
Artist Reception: Saturday, May 8 at 2-4pm

In order to maintain social distancing in the gallery space during the closing reception, guests are asked to sign-up for a specific gallery time slot: Dwelling Closing Reception

In order to safely enjoy the show, we require visitors to wear a mask, practice social distancing while in the gallery and limit the number of guests in the building to ten at a time. ArtReach is doing what we can to continue providing a space for St. Croix Valley Artists to showcase their work.

Can’t make it to ArtReach St. Croix to see Dwell-ing? See the exhibition virtually via this video slideshow.


The Gift Gallery

The Gift Gallery Reopens for 2021 on April 1

Experience The Gift Gallery, an adjoining space to ArtReach St. Croix’s exhibition galleries featuring artwork by St. Croix Valley artists that are perfect for gift giving or just for you.

Featured artists for the first half of 2021: Charlotte Schuld, Jon Kamrath, Vicki Barkley, Alexa McAdams, Cathy Weyerheauser and ByNikcreations. St. Croix Valley authors with books available at The Gift Gallery include Colleen Baldrica and Sherrill Reid among others.

The Gift Gallery is an outgrowth of six years of Holiday Pop-up Shops on Stillwater’s Main Street. Now you can pop in to The Gift Gallery to purchase the work of local artists any time of the year. A new mix of artists will be featured in The Gift Gallery every three months.


Upcoming Exhibitions

GO WITHIN & GO ON, two NEA Big Read in the St. Croix Valley exhibitions

View artwork from two of Kao Kalia Yang’s children’s books in Go Within, featuring original watercolors and drawing by Xee Reiter and illustrations by Billy Thao.

Concurrently in the gallery, Ashaley Yang and Sai Chang curate Go On, a collection of historic to contemporary Hmong fashions. This inspiring exhibition honors Hmong women and considers who we preserve identity and culture amidst change.

Co-sponsored by Foley Kalseim & Co. Ltd. and MidWestOne Bank.

In order to safely enjoy the show, we require visitors to wear a mask, practice social distancing while in the gallery and limit the number of guests in the building to ten at a time. ArtReach is doing what we can to continue providing a space for St. Croix Valley Artists to showcase their work.


Virtual Gallery Experiences

Online gallery slideshows have been created for some exhibitions that have taken place during the 2020/2021 Covid-19 pandemic. If you were unable to visit the gallery in Stillwater, please enjoy past exhibitions virtually on our YouTube channel.

Nature in Black and White was on view February 18-March 27. The exhibition features work by Leslie Carpenter-Holt, Tara Merkt and Rhonda Willers.

Distilled and Direct was on view January 7-February 13, 2021. The exhibition features work by Lisa Bergh, Tara Costello and Susan Solomon and was curated by Jackson Duin.