Don Albrecht

Featuring 100+ photos black/white & color

June 24th thru July 4th

Sale begins June 24th at 11 a.m.

Celebrating a life dedicated to the arts showcasing Don Albrecht, local arist and post Professor of Northland College. Albrecht has unlocked his darkroom and has stocked Bate’s Gallery with favorites and portaits from his carreer and of Bayfield. Sale is ongoing thru July 4th 2016.DON3

Beyond Words


On Friday, June 17 join Janet Moore at Bates Art Gallery for a reception and artist talk from 4 to 6 p.m. on Beyond Words: Artistic Visions of Lake Superior and the Apostle Islands. An informal presentation integrating liberal arts and Ojibwe culture, to kickstart an upcoming series of art workshops Summer 2016.

In the Studio. . .

Studio time with Garry Couch: Bayfield resident and boatbuilder of over 40 years exhibits his crafted half hulls of Lake Superior boats at Bate’s. The Nor Shor (the 1 inch scale blue half hull) is Couch’s latest finished work, but he is currently building an original 17 foot boat in his Bayfield studio, Chequamegon Boat Works.

Welcome Back

Sue Ann and Bailey Davis front and center of Bate’s Art Gallery. We couldn’t have asked for a better way to start the 2016 season. Karen Maki’s artwork brightened our window display and weather was fabulous all weekend, welcoming boaters, returning folks and loyal locals.