Celebrate spring with First Friday Art Walk

MacRostie Art Center features the Outside Voices for May Mental Health Month, along with the 6th Annual Miniature ShowMusic by Andrew Downing from 5 to 7 with artist talks at 6 p.m.  Refreshments will be served.  Benders hosts photographer Jim Fierek from 4 to 7.  Jim has hundred of photos of the Northern Lights.  He and his wife Marie have a portrait studio in Togo, MN.  The Yarn gallery features guest artist Diane Levar presenting her watercolors, cards and painted t-shirts.  Stained Glass with Class shows new small stained glass sun catchers.

Cross Highway 2 and visit Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation featuring art of the Teen Art Club, partially funded through a grant from GRACF.  Jan Stenson features her paintings and jewelry at Jenny & Company..  Wings & Willows features the unique art of Marlene and Brian Johnson of Northern Lights Creations.  The Itasca County Historical Society hosts Dick Green from Beaver Meadow DesignsFrame Up features pottery and jewelry by April Keillen.  Brewed Awakenings features photographer Pamela Hansen.  Bemidji Author Polly Scotland will have a book signing of By Foot, Pedal or Paddle. Music by singer-songwriter McKean Roberts.  Dinner feature spring quinoa salad.  Cap it all off at the VFW with live jazz by Sam Miltich and friends from 7 til 10. 

Enjoy snacks at most locations!