Graffiti Art at the Arboretum
What: Breakout Creations: The Graffiti Art of Peyton Scott Russell
When: Jan. 14-March 14
Where: Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, 3675 Arboretum Dr., Chaska
The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum in Chaska showcases the graffiti art of Peyton Scott Russell, also known as Sprayfinger, who created South Minneapolis’ prominent black-and-white George Floyd portrait.
Comedy and Concerts
What: Stevie Ray’s Comedy Cabaret
When: Jan. 15-16, 6 p.m.
Where: Chanhassen Dinner Theatres, 501 W. 78th St., Chanhassen
Live concerts start with Pamela McNeill’s “Rumours & Dream – The Music of Fleetwood Mac,” and comedy shows are beginning again starting this weekend. On Friday and Saturday nights, choose to attend any or all parts of the evening, which includes a dinner.
Visually Preserving Ancestral Memory
What: The Transcontinental Dialogue Project and the Virtual Altar
When: Launching Jan. 15
Where: Mia, 2400 Third Ave. S., Minneapolis
The Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) invites local Black artists, creatives, teachers, thinkers, and healers to view and discuss the new artwork exhibition. “In the Presence of Our Ancestors: Southern Perspectives in African American Art” traces the routes of migration and artistic tradition.
Something in the Water
What: Frederick D. Somers: Miracle of Waters
When: Jan. 15
Where: Minnesota Marine Art Museum, 800 Riverview Dr., Winona
In person or online, check out the Minnesota Marine Art Museum’s newest exhibition, featuring oil and pastel paintings by Northfield-based artist Frederick D. Somers.