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St. Croix Galleries

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

Clockwise from left: Charlotte Schuld, Greg Lecker, Tanya Piatz

Birds, Trees, River – considerations on the environment brings together three artists – Greg Lecker, Tanya Piatz and Charlotte Schuld – whose work tells hauntingly beautiful stories of the environment and the effects of climate change on different aspects of our biome.

On View: May 19-June 25
Opening Reception: Thursday, May 19 at 6-9pm

The gallery is free and open to the public during normal gallery hours.

Gallery Hours:
Wednesdays and Fridays, 10am-4pm
Thursdays, 10am-8pm
Saturdays, 12-4pm

THURSDAYS EVENINGS @6:30PM

Join us on Thursday evenings for extended gallery hours and special programming.

  • June 2: Cli-Fi Book Club – The Parable of the Sower
  • June 9: Greg Lecker Artist Talk – CANCELED
  • June 16: Tanya Piatz Artist Talk
  • June 23: Charlotte Schuld Artist Talk

Thursday evening gallery activities are made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.


Upcoming Exhibitions

Each year, the gallery fills with paintings, photography, sculpture, pottery and more from over 50 member artists. During the show, visitors area invited to see the creativity and talent of their neighbors and even vote for their favorite artwork.

The Opening Party will feature a preview of the Mobile Art Gallery Summer 2022 exhibition as well as the announcement of The Best in Show and Visual Arts Committee Awards.

Voting for the Audience Award, sponsored by Cummins & Bonestroo Law Office, takes place for the run of the run of the exhibition and the winner will be announced at the closing party.

All current, renewing and new member artists are invited to participate: Annual Members Show Exhibition

On view: July 7-August 13

Opening Party: Thursday, July 7 at 6-8pm
Closing Party: Saturday, August 13 at 2-4pm


August 25-October 1, 2022: Gil Gragert, Layl McDill, Jack Pachuta

October 6 – November 12, 2022: Jennifer Anderson, K. Daphnae Koop, Kat Nottingham, Amy Usdin


The Gift Gallery

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 and authors through May include Carrie Katzenmeyer, Sai Chang, Lindsey Olsen, River Urke, Verne Pickering and Colleen Baldrica.

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.


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.