Events

Mantorville Art Guild Plein Aire Contest
Saturday June 25 2022

Join us for the annual Plein Aire Contest hosted by the Mantorville Art Guild and sponsored by the Mantorville Restoration Association. The entry fee is $25 and prizes awarded are listed. Register at the Guild after 10am on Saturday June 25 and return your completed artwork by Sunday June 26 between 10 and 11am. After judging, an awards reception will be held starting at 1pm.

Rules/ Regulations are as follows:
– All artists must register at the Mantorville Art Guild on Saturday, June 25 beginning at 10:00 am.
– All sales of any artwork created during Mantorville Art Guild Plein Air event will be conducted between the artist and purchaser. Mantorville Art Guild will not receive any payment on behalf of any participating artist.
– All work must be artist created original artwork
– Work must be done en plein air (outside) during the event times and without the assistance of photographs.
– All submissions must be submitted to the Gallery on Sunday, June 26, between 10-11 am
– All media are accepted, except for photography.


Hope and Peace for Ukraine: Paint Your Own Sunflower Masterpiece, Sunday March 20th, 2022 11am to 4pm

Come paint your own Sunflower Masterpiece at the Mantorville Art Guild on Sunday, March 20th, 2022 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. All materials are free! Take your painting home & display it as a
symbol of hope & peace for Ukraine. Guild Artists will be available to assist. Everyone Welcome! Children under 12 years must be accompanied by an adult. All donations received will be forwarded to the International Red Cross for Ukraine.

Youth Art Month Display at the Mantorville Art Guild, March 2022

Come Celebrate Youth Art Month at the Mantorville Art Guild! You’re invited to an exhibit featuring the artistic works of area students. The galley is on display March 10th through April 3rd, 2022. The exhibit may be seen during regular Gallery hours. Three separate receptions will be held on the following dates:

Saturday, March 12th ~ Grades K to 4
Saturday, March 19th ~ Grades 5 to 9
Saturday, April 2nd ~ Grades 9 to 12

Many thanks to the teachers for making this program possible.

Winter Reopening Event on February 5th and 6th 2022

Join us for a Reopening Celebration at the Mantorville Art Guild on Saturday February 5th (11a-4p) and Sunday February 6th (12-4p). Member artists have added new works now on display in the gallery. There will be door prize drawings and refreshments available to all who join us. Everyone is welcome!

Book Signing with Terry Eckstein on Saturday December 11th from 11am to 4pm

On Saturday December 11th, Terry will be signing books at the Mantorville Art Guild from 11am to 4pm. Stop in to meet him. Terry writes books for the entire family using his grandfather’s name, Hank Thorson. Hank’s stories are fiction but inspired by actual events.


Christmas Ornament Decorating on Saturday December 4th from 12pm to 3pm

As a part of the Old Fashioned Christmas Celebration, the Mantorville Art Guild is inviting area youth to come decorate wooden ornaments. It’s free to participate thanks to a grant from the People’s Energy Cooperative Operation Round Up Program. 


Christmas Wreath Decorating Workshop on Thursday December 2nd from 5:30pm to 8:00pm

We’re hosting a Christmas Wreath Decorating Workshop on Thursday December 2nd from 5:30 to 8:00 PM, cost is $40. To register email mantorvilleartguild@kmtel.com or call 507-635-5665.


Mantorville Fall Festival Pumpkin Painting

The Mantorville Fall Festival Pumpkin Painting event will take place on Saturday October 30th from 12pm to 3pm while supplies last. It’s free to participate and donations are welcome. Thank you KMTelecom or your financial support! The Mantorville Art Guild is located at 521 North Main Street.


2021 Halloween Show at the Mantorville Art Guild

Halloween art will be on display in this “creature feature” from Friday October 22nd through Sunday October 24th from 12pm to 5pm. Stop down to see the selection of autumn-themed art in historic downtown Mantorville at the Art Guild!


2021 Plein Aire Contest in Mantorville

At this year’s Mantorville Stagecoach Days, the Guild hosted a Plein Aire Contest on Saturday, June 26th 2021. Congratulations to our Contest winners., from left to right: first place Heidi Bacon, second place Ivete Castro Martinez, and third place Jean Koenig.