Date/Time
Event

May 22, 2021 - August 31, 2021
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Art Colony Summer Exhibition
Art Colony Summer Exhibition

Studio 21 | Grand Marais MN

Moira Bateman, Annie Hejny, Moheb Soliman, and Nick Wroblewski completed a 7-day residency at the Art Colony in 2019 focused on “The Water Cycle.” Each of them exploring the nature of water and how it inspires, informs, and challenges their work. They are back to show work that was begun during that time, and found its completion in their home studios. Join us at Studio 21 for the opening reception of this exhibit on May 21, 5 – 7 pm.

This exhibit will take place at our new building, Studio 21, and will remain up through August 31st. Summer studio hours tba.

June 1, 2021 - June 30, 2021
All Day

Grand Marais Art Colony June courses
Grand Marais Art Colony June courses

Grand Marais Art Colony | Grand Marais MN

At the Grand Marais Art Colony, we exist to support the enduring human need for creative expression and inspiration. Artists and creative seekers of all levels come from across the country to learn from renowned instructors, create art, and engage together in artistic inquiry.

June Courses

May 31-June 4 :: Approaches to Observational Drawing
May 31-June 4 :: Writing in Place
May 31-June 4 :: Mentor Series – Abstraction from Nature
1-3 :: Virtual Mentorship with Emily Belknap
5 :: Japanese Stab Bound Books
7-11 :: Acrylic Paintint
7-11 :: Experiments in Screenprinting
12 :: Drawing on Point
14-18 :: Creative Mapmaking
14-18 :: Mentor Series – Develop Your Artistic Potential
14-18 :: The Print tat Hand – a Sustainable Approach
19 – Miniature Books [ages 8-14]
19 :: Virtual Demonstration: Screenprinting onto Clay
21-23 :: Beginning Oil Painting
21-24 :: Monoprints – One of a Kind
21-25 :: Mentor Series – Points of Departure
21-25 :: people of Clay
24-25 :: Looking for Color
26 :: Artist Talk 10am, Tom Tozer, Painting the Present
28-July 1 :: Colored Pencil Potential
28-July 2 :: Mentor Series – The Creative Archive

June 6, 2021 - September 30, 2021
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Art as Catalyst Exhibit
The Art as Catalyst Exhibit

Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center | Schroeder Minnesota

Sean Connaughty’s socially engaged art projects address anthropogenic impacts on the global ecology and humanity’s place within that system. Working on site from May 24 – June 7,  Sean will complete a site-specific installation at Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center. The installation will be exhibited through September 30. Please join us for a walk-through and an opportunity to hear from the artist on June 5 from 1-3pm. There is a $5 parking fee per vehicle at Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center

Sponsored by the Grand Marais Art Colony

June 19, 2021 - September 25, 2021
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Grand Marais Harbor History Tour
Grand Marais Harbor History Tour

Cook County Historical Museum | Grand Marais MN

The tour begins at the Museum and you will walk out to the lighthouse breakwater with a guide who will point out the visible relics of the past and tell the stories of this small harbor and community. The tour will last approximately one hour. Everyone is welcome and it is completely free.
Join us every Saturday (weather permitting).

June 24, 2021
12:00 am

Date Night at the Winery
Date Night at the Winery

North Shore Winery | Lutsen

Join us for Date Night at the Winery! We are open late on Thursdays, so grab your date and come down to the winery for music from 7-9 p.m.

June 24, 2021
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Wet Your Paddle on the Gunflint Trail
Wet Your Paddle on the Gunflint Trail

A program for new paddlers offering a free hour of canoeing [with instruction if needed] in June and July. Please call ahead to let the outfitter of your choice know you are coming. Anyone coming outside of the allotted time slot will be charged normal rental fees.

Mondays
10 – 11am  Bearskin Lodge & Outfitters  (218) 388-2292
11am – noon   Nor’Wester Lodge & Canoe Outfitters   (218) 388-2252
1 – 2pm   Voyageur Canoe Outfitters   (218) 388-2224
Tuesdays
10 – 11am  Trout Lake Resort  (218) 387-1330
Wednesdays
11am – noon   Rockwood Lodge & Outfitters   (218) 388 – 2242
Thursdays
1 – 2pm   Hungry Jack Outfitters  (218) 388-2275
Fridays & Saturdays
11am – noon   Gunflint Lodge & Northwoods Outfitters  (218) 388- 2296

June 24, 2021
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Local Food Market
Local Food Market

Cook County Community Center | Grand Marais MN

Weekly market with local food growers, makers, bakers selling their produce and handmade comestibles.

June 24, 2021
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Finland Farmer's Market
Finland Farmer's Market

Clair Nelson / Finland Community Center | Finland MN

Produce, eggs, canned items, handmade items.

June 24, 2021
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Live Music at Cascade Lodge Pub
Live Music at Cascade Lodge Pub

Cascade Lodge Pub | Lutsen MN

Enjoy live music in an outdoor setting Thursdays and Saturdays from 6-8 pm, no admission and all are welcome to attend.

June
17 – John Russ
19 – Roxann Berglund

July
1 – Pete Kavanaugh
3 – Sky Blue
8 – Kenna Rose
10 – Jim McGowan
15 – John Gruber
17 – Chris Gillis
22- Kilborn Quartet
24- Joe Paulik
29 – Briand Morrison
30 – Pete Kavanaugh

August
5 – Al Oikari & Rod Dockan
7 – Sky Blue
12- Don Bauer
14- Roxanne Berglund
19- Frozen Britches
21- Roxanne Berglund
26 – John Gruber
28- Kilborn Quartet

September
2 – Joe Paulik
4 – Sky Blue
9 – Al Oikari & Rod Dockan
11 – Chris Gillis
16 – Don Bauer
18 – Jim McGowan
23 – Kilborn Quartet
25 – Briand Morrison
30 – Frozen Britches

October
1 – Sky Blue
7 – Pete Kavanaugh
9 – Don Bauer
14 – Briand Morrison
16 – Jim McGowan
21 – Kenna Rose
23 – Joe Paulik