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Our Generous Donors

These people keep the doors open so we can continue to connect with our communities and our communities can cannot with us.†

Individuals | Families


Jim & Trisch Beilke

Sylvia Elfering

Gus & Beck Lingl

Robert & Renae Saunders

Brent & Julie Wertish

Lyle & Pam Lundstrum

Michael Sheehan

Annmarie & Lee Wurm

John & Judy Jacobs

Rick Bonlender & Mary Ahern

Pat & Laura Posl

Gene Wenstrom

Paul & Patti Heyl

CMSGT Abel Jr. & CW4(R) Mara Ochoa

Bob & Joan Bernstrom

Randy Vogt

Mark & Rosemary Glesener

Lynn & Chris Picquet

Mike & Leah Tersteeg

Stan & Jan Prokosch

Florence & Lowell Lauer

Carol Setzepfandt

Vern & Helen Prokosch

In Honor Of


Jim & Marlys Tersteeg

Robert & Mary Ryan

Maxine & Sy Jacobs

Theresa & William Glesener

Businesses | Foundations


Bird Island EDA

Saunders, Mertens, Schmitz, PA.

Rural Computer Consultants, Inc.

Frandsen Bank of Bird Island

George Paur Agency

S.J. Jacobs & Sons

BIO Legacy Endowment Fund

Our Savior’s Luthern Church Endowment Fund

Bird Island Lions

MN Historical Society

Southwest Minnesota Arts Council


Krstyl Louwagie - March 2021

Cartooning. Influenced from early childhood by illustrated fairy tale books, super-hero comics and animated cartoons. She is the marketing coordinator for Southwest Minnesota Arts Council.

Jim and Trisch Beilke - April 2021

Basketry and wooden boats. Working with natural materials such as feathers, antlers, seegrass, jute and wood this exhibition is a feast for those who have a love for natural materials.

Don Sherman - May 2021

Papermaking. A Southwest Minnesota State University adjunct professor and retired photographer using native and invasive plants sometimes blended with commercially produced fibers.

Pat Amberg and Sons - June 2021

Sculpture. A kick off to the Island Day's celebration emphasizes the importance of family and the relationship between fathers and sons.

Jim Brooks - July 2021

Woodworking. This exhibition will also include a woodturning workshop on the green space of the Cultural Centre.

McKenna Lilja - August 2021

Mixed media. An exhibition filled with oil paint, pastels, found objects and textiles that turns the mundane into extrodinary.

Nan Karr Kaufenberg - September 2021

Linoleum block prints. An award winning artist with a distinct style unlike many other styles of painting and imagery.

Dona Larkin - October 2021

Paint. Another award winning, national/world renowned artist who works as a freelancer for commissioned original art work.

Sheila Jacobs - November 2021

Pottery, paint. Known for her stain glass creations, watercolor and most recently pottery, she is lauded as a home-grown artist and conservationist with deep respect from our state-wide community.


640 Dogwood Avenue P.O. Box 434
Bird Island, MN 55310
(320) 365-1011

Gallery Hours

Monday - Friday: 10am - 5pm

or By Appointment

Summer Hours 

Monday - Friday: 10am - 5pm, Saturday 1-4pm