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HUDSON -- Spring brings fresh exhibitions to the Phipps Center for the Arts Galleries.

The four exhibits feature work from regional artists that will be on display through Saturday, May 22. 

Galleries are open 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, 9;30 a.m.t o 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday and noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday. Extended hours are 1-4 p.m. Sunday May 2, 9 and 16. 

Here’s what you’ll see: 

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"Luster" by Mary Pow. Pow's textile work is on display in the Galleries at The Phipps Center for the Arts. Rebecca Mariscal / Star-Observer

Textiles from Mary Pow

Gallery One features various textile and pastel work by Minneapolis artist Mary Pow. 

“Through my art, I contemplate the human condition and strive to create art that will bring deeper meaning to our lives,” Pow said. 

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"Autumn Evening, Bay Point" by Ted C. Hansen hangs in The Phipps Galleries. Hansen's work is part of an exhibit on fly fishing. Rebecca Mariscal/ Star-Observer

Fly fishing art

This exhibit “Release” from multiple Twin Cities artists showcases the emotions and encounters of fly fishing. Work from Josh DeSmit, Charlie Forbes, Ted C. Hansen and Jake Keeler, all dedicated outdoorsmen and artists, are on display. 

“Together, they revel in the release of art making, harvesting the fruits of outdoor escapades, albeit in their own distinct fashions,” according to The Phipps. 

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Nut crackers crafted by Dwight Tangren on display at The Phipps. Tangren's woodworking is featured in the new exhibits on display through May 22. Rebecca Mariscal / Star-Observer

Woodworking from Dwight Tangren

The Overlook Gallery displays woodworking pieces from Plymouth artist Dwight Tangren. His work includes nut crackers, bowls, tables and more. 

“I give new purpose to reclaimed urban trees, otherwise destined to a grinder or fireplace, and am driven to explore the story that first cut reveals and preserve its legacy by creating an heirloom,” Tangren said of his work. 

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"Embracing the Lessons of a Tree" by Barbara Bend. Bend is one of several artists featured in the What We Need Is Here exhibition. Rebecca Mariscal / Star-Observer

What We Need is Here collection

The atrium and Riverview Galleries features a selection of work from the several artists who took part in the 2020 “What We Need Is Here” seminar at The Phipps. 

The seminar explored the role of art in creating thriving communities. 

The exhibit displays a blend of different mediums from the different artists.


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