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Hop around to check out Earth Day art

It's the DIY art event of the year on Saturday: the 20th annual Art for Earth Day Gallery Hop. Check out the free receptions at 11 galleries in Duluth and Superior. There are shuttles available and plenty of free parking. Wander, linger, take par...

Gallery Hop map

It's the DIY art event of the year on Saturday: the 20th annual Art for Earth Day Gallery Hop. Check out the free receptions at 11 galleries in Duluth and Superior. There are shuttles available and plenty of free parking. Wander, linger, take part at your own pace.

Here are the participating venues:

1. Duluth Art Institute

Duluth Depot, 506 W. Michigan St.

(218) 733-7560

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www.duluthartinstitute.org

"Fresh, New, and True: Work by Emerging Artists" features the work of young local artists you maybe haven't heard of ... yet. Also: "Ripple Effect: The Art of Creative Influence," includes work by artist/teacher Sarah Brokke and her students.

2. Gaia Art Gallery

310 S. Lake Ave.

(218) 722-1232

This one bills itself as "The Northland's green gallery," and features art and jewelry made from recycled and repurposed materials.

3. Blue Lake Gallery

395 S. Lake Ave.

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(218) 725-0034

www.bluelakegallery.com

It's the 10th anniversary of this space in Canal Park. Check out 200 artists celebrating themes highlighting the beauty of Earth.

4. Waters of Superior

395 S. Lake Ave.

(218) 786-0233

www.watersofsuperior.com

"Renewal" features classic Lake Superior landscape photography by Craig Blacklock, printmaking by Anna Marie Pavlik, who takes a narrative approach to the natural landscape, and crystalline porcelain pottery by Ernest Miller.

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5. Art Dock Inc.

349 S. Lake Ave.

(218) 722-1451

"In Honor of the Earth XVII" is a mixed-media group show by area artists showing appreciation of the Earth and environment.

6. Sivertson Gallery

361 Canal Park Drive

(218) 723-7877

www.sivertson.com

"Fresh, Novelties & Kenspeckle Flosculations (Conceived Along Original Lines)" features work by print artist Rick Allen and other artists who tackle the topic of the Lake Superior watershed. Food, music and treasures are promised.

7. Zeitgeist Arts Gallery

222 E. Superior St.

(218) 336-1360

www.zeitgeistarts.com

"Ouevre Magazine: Cover Art" showcases cover art from the online arts magazine.

8. Washington Studios Artist's Cooperative

315 N. Lake Ave.

(218) 391-1827

www.wsacduluth.info

Handmade arts and crafts in the hallways, and a silent auction featuring work by co-op members.

9. Lizzards Art Gallery and Framing

11 W. Superior St.

(218) 722-5815

www.lizzards.com

"Untied: Ties Transformed" includes sculptures made partly of men's recycled ties; also, fabric sculptures by Catherine Koemptgen.

10. Tweed Musuem of Art

1201 Ordean Court

(218) 726-7823

www.d.umn.edu/tma

Double exhibition includes "Collection Feature: Jean Francois Millet and Mark Twain" and "New Acquisitions: Collecting with a Purpose," which includes things new to the Tweed.

11. Art in the Alley

912 Hammond Ave.

(218) 348-5009

www.artinthealley.com

A husband-and-wife art team create unique, wearable art in this show called "The Ability to Wear Clay."

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Christa Lawler is a former reporter for the Duluth News Tribune.
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