12th Annual Artist Bazaar
EXTENDED to Sat, Nov 27!
Black Friday & Small Business Saturday Specials!

All are invited to our 12th annual Artist Bazaar held in our beautiful historic gallery space!  We are thrilled to once again host this annual artist event to bring unique, handmade gifts to our community and to honor local artists and the cheer of the holiday season!

This year the Artist Bazaar will be 4 days: Wednesday, November 17 through Saturday, November 20, 2021.  The Stock-Up Sale will be Friday November 19 and Saturday November 20. Come early for the best selection of unique holiday gifts, and come later for the best deals! 

UPDATE: Artist Bazaar EXTENDED through Saturday, November 27th! Special deals for Black Friday 11/26 and Small Business Saturday 11/27!

If you are seeking a local source for:

  • unique, one-of-a-kind artwork
  • stocking-stuffers / small gifts
  • checking off your holiday shopping list
  • most items priced $5-$50

…then this Artist Bazaar is for you!

We are thrilled to feature what our amazing local artists and makers have created!

Featured artists include:

  • Aryn Lill – tbd
  • Cheryl Bannes – mixed metals jewelry
  • Gen Keranen – tbd
  • Joy Cooley – recycled sweater/fleece mittens
  • Kari Briscoe – fiber arts
  • Missy Sundheim – wood & stone jewelry
  • Pam Robinson – VINTAGE ROBINSON: painted wood items, Fish Stix & MORE!
  • Sandra Shaughnessy – pottery
  • Sue Kalseim – alcohol ink art

2021 Artist Bazaar Dates/Hours:

  • Tuesday, November 16, SNEAK PEEK following Wine & Cheese Pairing 101 workshop – click to register!
  • Wednesday, November 17, 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, November 18, 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Friday, November 19, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  STOCK UP SALE DISCOUNTS!
  • Saturday, November 20, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  STOCK UP SALE DISCOUNTS!


On Tuesday, November 16 at 6:30 p.m. we will host a Wine & Cheese Pairing 101 Workshop followed by an Artist Bazaar SNEAK PEEK!  Learn about (and sample, of course!) 4 different wines & cheeses, and then be the first to shop our annual Artist Bazaar selection of hand-made one-of-a-kind gifts!  Thanks to Cassie Hahn (The Otter Supper Club) and Laura Botten (Small Lot MN) for partnering with us to host this fun & festive culinary arts learning event.  Click to grab your spot for this special evening event: Register for Wine & Cheese 101



Joining us for the hot deals?

Come in during regular hours Friday November 19 (10AM-5PM) and Saturday November 20 (10AM-3PM) for our BEST SALE OF THE SEASON on all items in the Artist Bazaar AND the Gift Shop!   ALL ITEMS will be available at special discounts for these two days only!!  The more you spend, the more you save:

  • Spend $50 get 5% off
  • Spend $75 get 10% off
  • Spend $150 get 15% off
  • Spend $175 get 20% off

AND–Cultural Center members get an additional 10% off their entire purchase!  New members are always welcome: Become a member today!

Discounts apply to ALL Artist Bazaar AND Gift Shop items, including ALL current stock of iittala Finnish glassware, Scandinavian treats, local foods, and SO MUCH MORE!!

We will also bring back our KIDS ONLY shopping area this year! A special selection of items will be available for KIDS ONLY to purchase for just $1 – $5!  Bring in your kids and let them pick something special for mom, dad, grandma, grandpa, aunties, uncles, or any special person in their life. A special THANKS to all the generous artists and donors who contributed items for this special kids only shopping experience!

We continue to follow COVID safety guidelines. Please stay home if you are not well.  Call 218-385-3339 with any questions or to set up a private shopping time.


Part of our mission is to support working artists, and part of our vision is to connect local artists and community members, and celebrate the local.  ALL ARE INVITED TO JOIN US in bringing our mission and vision to life this holiday season!