“Midwest Modern” Ernest Miller 2/4-3/5

Opening reception on Saturday, February 4th from 5-7pm Show available 2/4-3/5 Raised on a farm in Southern Illinois, and now living and working in Minneapolis, Ernest Miller draws inspiration from fields, farm implements, and rural and urban architectural forms. A recent grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board has enabled … Continued

J. Lynn Brofman

NOV 18-19 Just in time for the holidays, St. Paul jewelry artist Lynn Brofman. Lynn’s work draws on the graceful simplicity of natural forms as well as the geometric shapes popularized by mid-century Scandinavian design. Her beautiful gingko leaf earrings and pendants have been favorites of Grand Hand customers since … Continued

Holiday Open House + Terroir Chocolates

NOV 19, 12-6PM Join us for our annual festive kick-off to the holiday season! Our holiday show “Handcrafted Holidays” will officially open on this day, with live music, a special “trunk show” by the makers of Terroir Chocolates with all of their luscious varieties on hand, holiday treats, and the … Continued

Plaid Friday!

NOV 25 Calling all holiday shoppers! Find great deals on unique gifts, and keep your dollars local on November 25. Get 20% off one handmade holiday ornament (limit 1 per customer) at The Grand Hand. Let everyone on your list know you’re buying their gifts locally: use #PlaidFriday on Facebook, … Continued

John Danicic, Nedra Nicholls

NOV 25-26 Two Minnesota artists, one working in wood, the other in fiber. John Danicic is the maker of the best-ever kitchen tool, the “Stirsby”, which has become an indispensable tool in the kitchens of Grand Hand staff and customers (I confess to owning three of them myself, and they … Continued

Brittany Foster Jewelry

NOV 30 Brittany Foster’s jewelry designs in antiqued sterling silver, sometimes in combination with wood or semi-precious stones, reflect the influence of art nouveau design, but also feel utterly contemporary. Brittany says “I make things as a matter of necessity; my fingers are always inching toward the work bench. I … Continued

Grand Meander!

DEC 3 Join us for the most festive holiday shopping day on Grand Avenue! Grand Marais artist Betsy Bowen will be in the gallery with a wide selection of prints, books, calendars, and cards, PLUS the makers of the FABULOUS artisan chocolates, Terroir Chocolate, from Fergus Falls will be on … Continued