Area arts December 25 – January 31

All Month

For the month of December, the MacRostie Gallery is transformed into a holiday marketplace featuring a variety of handmade gifts from local artists. Also Birds: Duluth artist Becca Mulenburg showcases some of the birds drawn to her attention over the past few years in oil paintings.  MacRostie Art Center. 405 NW 1st Ave.

Artists in Residence: Mary Corwin, David Dobbs, Patti Ferrell, Jamie Aubid and butterfly mobiles by Dan Root. 3rd floor Historic Central School.

Ed Zabinski’s 365-day photography project. Brewed Awakenings Coffee House. 24 NE 4th St.

Tuesday, December 26

10 am – 4 pm

Mac Open Studio. Free to MAC members or $5/session for non-members, this informal group is open to artists of all skill levels working in any 2-dimensional medium. Bring your latest project and create your art in a supportive community! No instruction is provided, but plenty of advice, critique, and feedback is available from the group. MacRostie Art Center. 405 1st Ave NW.

6 – 8:30 pm

Open Pottery. Instructor: Bruce Bartos, $15 each/ $10 student. Join area potters and students of all skill levels in this informal, on-going weekly class. The instructor will be on hand to give one-on-one guidance and tips about techniques, glazes, and firings. Call by noon on Tuesday to register for that day’s session 218-326-2697. MacRostie Art Center. 405 NW 1st Ave.

Wednesday, December 27

7 – 9 pm

Sam Miltich and friends.VFW. 14 NW 3rd St.

Thursday, December 28

7 – 9 pm

Open mic night hosted by Mike Miller. VFW.14 NW 3rd St.