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Exhibits

Jul. 15—Blue Earth County Historical Society History Center, Mankato — “Pity the Water: Photographs by Kay Herbst Helms” through Sept. 30 and works by the late Marian Anderson through mid-September at 424 Warren St. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; blueearthcountyhistory.com.

Arts Center of Saint Peter — Annual members’ show through Aug. 28 at 315 S. Minnesota Ave. Hours: 1-5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday; www.artscentersp.org.

Brown County Historical Society Museum — New permanent exhibit “Becoming Brown County” at 2 North Broadway, New Ulm. Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 10 a.m.

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Family Fun: Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture features exhibits for engagement, exploration

Step inside the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture on a hot day, and the first thing you might notice is how cool it is.

To protect its collections and any traveling exhibits, the temperature in the museum never goes above 72 degrees or below 68, said exhibitions manager Brooke Shelman Wagner. It almost feels chilly on a hot summer day.

And, once visitors go downstairs, they’ll find exhibits that can keep families engaged and exploring.

“What We Make: Nature as Inspiration” is a maker space inside a gallery where people can see pieces from the MAC’s collection and make

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Artspace exhibits honor Louisiana’s Black trail riding history, culture

This summer, two Artspace exhibitions will dare to redefine the idea of a cowboy. “Louisiana Trail Riders” and “Saddles and Spurs: Out of the Shadows” will explore the deep-rooted history and lesser-known culture of Black equestrians of Louisiana as it exists today.

“African-American cowboys are underrepresented in popular accounts of the West,” Shreveport Regional Arts Council President Henry Price said in a statement. “Throughout history, the iconic lifestyle of the cowboy has been glamorized in countless books, movies and television shows, and although African-American cowboys don’t play a part in the popular narrative, historians estimate that one in four cowboys

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Art exhibits planned for Friday in Carson City

Carson City Arts and Culture Coordinator Mark Salinas, right, talks with Great Basin Native artists Melissa Melero-Moose and Ben Aleck in Carson City, Nev. on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017. The Carson City Visitors Bureau is hosting the show February through June, featuring five Native American artists. The public is invited to an opening reception Friday, Feb. 3 from 5-7 p.m. Photo by Cathleen Allison/Nevada Photo Source

Carson City Arts and Culture Coordinator Mark Salinas, right, talks with Great Basin Native artists Melissa Melero-Moose and Ben Aleck in Carson City, Nev. on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017. The Carson City Visitors Bureau is hosting the show February through June, featuring five Native American artists. The public is invited to an opening reception Friday, Feb. 3 from 5-7 p.m. Photo by Cathleen Allison/Nevada Photo Source

Art lovers will have two receptions to attend in Carson City on Friday evening.

Gil Martin, who makes his own paint from natural earth pigments that he digs up from various sources in the

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