Galleries of Note
Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota
AAW Gallery of Wood Art
222 Landmark Center, 75 West 5th Street, St. Paul.
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The American Association of Woodturners Gallery presents contemporary wood art by nationally recognized artists in a historic setting as well as permanent exhibits of turned wood and vintage lathes. Gallery store features regional artists.
Hours: Tue-Fri 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sun 12 to 3 p.m. & by appointment
Anita Sue Kolman Gallery
Studio 395, Northrup King Building, 1500 Jackson Street NE, Minneapolis.
email@example.com | www.askanita.com
Bright with excitement, fun and energy, the Anita Sue Kolman Gallery invites a thought provoking experience. We provide stimulating art in a warm and friendly setting. Introducing a host of new ideas, fresh work and creative people, we’re bold, passionate and spontaneous about art. Focusing on exhibiting work created by Minnesota artists, we encourage our clients and gallery artists to interact. Artists are on hand to meet and greet visitors to the gallery. These meetings facilitate unique connections between artist and collector. Art talks to all of us in very special ways, and we strive to present art that our clients will enjoy for many years to come. We invite you to experience the difference.
Hours: Sat 12 to 4 p.m.; first Thursday of the month 5 to 9 p.m. & by appointment
The Gage Family Art Gallery, main level, Oren Gateway Center
22nd Avenue South at Riverside Avenue, Minneapolis.
The Christensen Center Art Gallery, main level, Christensen Center
22nd Avenue South at 7 1/2 Street, Minneapolis.
Dedicated to promoting artistic creativity and diversity in the Twin Cities, the Augsburg College Art Galleries feature exhibitions by local, national and international artists throughout the year. Exhibitions and events support the college’s liberal arts curriculum and provide the wider community with opportunities to engage in the arts free of charge.
Hours: (for both galleries) Mon-Fri 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sat, Sun 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Bethel University Galleries
Bethel University, 3900 Bethel Drive, St. Paul.
Bethel University’s on-campus Olson Gallery presents exhibitions by nationally and internationally established artists that stimulate engagement and dialogue with current issues in art and culture.
Hrs: Mon-Sat 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sun 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Clauson Center, Ground Floor, 3900 Bethel Drive, St. Paul.
The Johnson Gallery is committed to fostering richness and vitality within the Twin Cities art community through wide-ranging exhibitions by local, national and international artists as well as student exhibitions.
Bloomington Theatre and Art Center
1800 West Old Shakopee Road, Bloomington.
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BTAC is a nonprofit art center that exhibits work by regional artists in two galleries, the Inez Greenberg Gallery and the Atrium Gallery. Classes are offered in visual, literary and performing arts for all ages and skill levels, including workshops by nationally known artists. BTAC also presents a full schedule of theatre productions throughout the year.
Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Sat 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sun 1 to 10 p.m.
Burnet Art Gallery at Le Meridien Chambers Minneapolis
901 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis.
email@example.com | www.lemeridienchambers.com
Burnet Gallery showcases contemporary works by an array of international, national and local artists. Artworks encompass all media including video, sculpture, paintings, drawings and prints. The gallery is located in Le Meridien Chambers. Considered one of the top boutique art hotels in the world, the hotel features works by such noted artists as Damien Hirst, Tracey Emin, Ashley Bickerton and Subodh Gupta.
Hours: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily
Catherine G. Murphy Gallery
St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue, PO Box 4244, St. Paul.
firstname.lastname@example.org | www.stkate.edu/gallery
The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery showcases national and regional artists, emerging and established artists, contemporary and historical exhibitions with the emphasis on women artists, issues and perspectives.
Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sat, Sun 12 to 6 p.m.
Student Unions & Activities
University of Minnesota
300 Washington Avenue SE, Room 126, Minneapolis.
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The Coffman Gallery exhibits a wide variety of works featuring primarily student artists and local artists. The gallery is student-run and features both solo and group exhibitions.
Hours: Mon-Fri 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Sat, Sun 12 to 5 p.m.
College of Visual Arts Gallery
173 Western Avenue, St. Paul (on the corner of Western and Selby Avenues)
Tel: 651.290.9379 (gallery); 651.224.3416 (main)
firstname.lastname@example.org | www.cva.edu
At the corner of Western and Selby Avenues, in the heart of the historic Ramsey Hill neighborhood, sits the CVA Gallery. Here, the gallery creates a nexus between community organizations, small businesses and the arts. The gallery’s objective is to stimulate interest and develop appreciation of art and design in the greater community through local, regional, national and international programming.
Hours: Wed, Fri, Sat 12 to 6 p.m.; Thu 12 to 8 p.m.
Concordia Gallery and H. Williams Teaching Gallery
Concordia Art Center, 1301 Marshall Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55104
The galleries of Concordia University Saint Paul showcase local and national artists as well as student juried and senior exhibitions. Both galleries are located at the corner of Marshall Avenue and Syndicate Street in the Concordia Art Center.
Hrs: (for both galleries) Mon-Fri 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. & by appointment
3915 Adair Avenue North, Crystal.
email@example.com | www.wmep.k12.mn.us/fair
FAIR Gallery is an exhibition space dedicated to established and emerging local artists. FAIR Gallery allows students to view, participate and learn about the art of exhibition, while giving professional regional artists opportunity to establish community partnerships and reach a broad art-centered audience. Our exhibition calendar changes with curriculum and visiting residencies. FAIR is a K-12 West Metro Education Program dedicated to equity, excellence and the arts.
Hrs: Mon-Fri 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and during special events.
Form + Content Gallery
210 North 2nd Street, Minneapolis.
firstname.lastname@example.org | www.formandcontent.org
Form + Content Gallery is an artist-run collective with a gallery. Form + Content strives to link personal expression to broader social contexts through diverse artistic practice and thoughtful dialogue.
Hrs: Thu-Sat 12 to 6 p.m.
The FrameWorks Gallery and Custom Picture Framing
2022A Ford Parkway, St. Paul.
email@example.com | www.frameworksmn.com
The FrameWorks highlights an eclectic collection of works by many talented local artists. The featured artist exhibit changes every six weeks, while the remainder of the gallery is filled with a rotating variety of art in a diverse range of style and media including mixed painting, photography, print making, glass and ceramics.
Hrs: Mon, Wed, Fri 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Tue, Thu 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sat 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Frank Stone Gallery
1224 2nd Street NE, Minneapolis.
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Frank Stone Gallery has shown more than 300 local and international artists. As owners of one of the earliest galleries in the center of the Northeast Arts District, Frank Stone and Lynn Olson provide an ideal venue for showing Frank’s sculptures, furniture and glass as well as the works of artists in all media.
Hrs: Thu, Fri 12 to 5 p.m.; Sat 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sun 12 to 4 p.m. & by appointment.
3011 West 50th Street (at Xerxes), Minneapolis.
email@example.com | www.gallery360mpls.com
Gallery 360 is a contemporary retail gallery located at the corner of 50th and Xerxes in southwest Minneapolis. Exhibitions rotate every six weeks, displaying an ever-changing collection of local and national talent. While representing traditional art media such as painting, photography and sculpture, the gallery is also known for its diverse mix of contemporary art jewelry, locally designed fashions and handmade tile work. The gallery’s tagline “art in every degree” sums up the extensive variety of fine art and handcrafted product available within.
Hrs: Mon-Fri 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sat 12 to 5 p.m. Extended holiday hours.
The Gordon Parks Gallery
645 East 7th Street, St. Paul.
The Gordon Parks Gallery serves a multi-faceted mission; to support the arts curriculum and cultural activities of the Metropolitan State University and to preserve the legacy of the twentieth century multi-media artist Gordon Parks.
Hrs: Mon-Thu 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Fri, Sat 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Grand Hand Gallery
619 Grand Avenue, St. Paul.
firstname.lastname@example.org | www.thegrandhand.com
A gallery of fine American craft and fine art featuring work by local, regional and national artists in clay, wood, metal, fiber, glass, jewelry and painting. Special exhibits of individual artists are held approximately eight times per year. Professional custom framing services are also available.
Hrs: Tue-Fri 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sat 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sun 12 to 5 p.m.
25 Groveland Terrace, Minneapolis.
email@example.com | www.grovelandgallery.com
Founded in 1973, Groveland Gallery is located in an 1890s mansion on the edge of downtown Minneapolis near the Walker Art Center. The gallery showcases contemporary Midwestern artists, specializing in representational paintings, drawings and original prints. In addition to regularly changing exhibitions in both the main and Annex galleries, Groveland offers a wide range of consulting and curatorial services including appraisals and collection management.
Hrs: Tue-Sat 12 to 5 p.m.
Hennes Art Company
1607 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis.
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Hennes Art Company is an eclectic gallery offering a wide range of originals, prints and posters for corporate and residential clients. We carry a mix of local and national artists. New shows every 60 days are paired with a charitable fundraising event. We have a full service frame shop as well as large format Giclee printing series for artists and photographers. The gallery is directly across from the Basilica on the edge of downtown and Loring Park. Free parking is located around the back of the building and meters are available on Maple Street.
Hrs: Mon-Sat 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Evenings and Sundays by appointment.
Highpoint Center for Printmaking
912 West Lake Street, Minneapolis.
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Highpoint Center for Printmaking is dedicated to advancing the art of printmaking. Highpoint provides educational programs, community access and collaborative publishing opportunities. Highpoint’s 10,000 square feet permanent home (opened in 2009) features a museum-quality gallery, a professional studio for Highpoint Editions, a Printshop Cooperative for local artists and a dedicated classroom. Educational tours, classes, community free days and demonstrations are available.
Hrs: Mon-Fri 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sat 12 to 4 p.m.
Hopkins Center for the Arts
Charles D. Redeppening Gallery and Lobby Gallery
1111 Main Street, Hopkins.
Provides ongoing exhibition and performing arts series. Other art programs provided by primary tenants Stages Theater Company and HSD270, as well as through collaborations with The Loft, Hennepin County Library Foundation and others.
Hrs: Mon-Fri 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sat 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sun 12 to 5 p.m.
Inside Out Gallery at Interact Center for the Visual & Performing Arts
212 Third Avenue North, Suite 140 (enter on 2nd Street), Minneapolis.
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Inside Out Gallery at Interact Center is the only place of its kind in the nation: a visual arts studio and theater that supports the creative growth of artists with disabilities. Inside Out Gallery represents visionary and outsider artists whose unique work is affordable and highly collectible in the contemporary arts environment.
Hrs: Mon-Fri 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sat 12 to 3 p.m. & by appointment. Gallery is sometimes closed for installation; call for more information.
Jean Stephen Galleries
917 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis.
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Jean Stephen Galleries features contemporary art, graphics and sculpture by major national and international artists as well as local artists. We represent Hart, Dr. Seuss, Parkes, Jiang, Markes, Yuroz, Thorpe, Von Koelnau and Cooper. It is a beautiful walk-in gallery on Nicollet Mall in the retail district.
Hrs: Mon-Sat 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Katherine E. Nash Gallery
Regis Center for Art, University of Minnesota
405 21st Avenue South, Minneapolis.
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The Katherine E. Nash Gallery is strongly committed to: (1) creating a showcase for faculty and MFA thesis work, (2) exhibiting art in various media by diverse artists from regional, national and international sources and (3) providing a forum for educating and engaging University of Minnesota students and the general public in the visual arts.
Hrs: Tue-Sat 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Krista Artista Gallery
2013 2nd Avenue North, Anoka.
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Established in 2004, Krista Artista is a gallery of contemporary craft and fine art, located in charming downtown Anoka. The gallery represents more than 70 local artists and is known for showcasing the paintings of Glenn Quist, Rebecca Koponen and Jill Van Sickle and for specializing in clay, fiber and unique jewelry.
Hrs: Mon-Wed 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Thu 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Fri, Sat 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Minneapolis College of Art & Design
2501 Stevens Avenue South, Minneapolis.
The MCAD Gallery is committed to presenting student, local, national and international artists through a schedule of diverse exhibitions. Visit us online for more information. MCAD is located next to the Minneapolis Institute of Arts.
Hrs: Mon-Fri 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sat 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sun 12 to 5 p.m.
9001 Penn Avenue South, Bloomington.
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Visit us for fine Zimbabwe Shona stone sculpture. Lovers of the rare, bargain hunters, browsers—and yes—serious collectors are all welcome. We also feature original oils, acrylics, watercolors, batiks on silk, masks and other African antiques. Pay us a visit us and be pleasantly surprised.
Hrs: Mon-Sat 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Walker Art Center, 1750 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis.
email@example.com | www.mnartists.org
The mission of mnartists.org is to improve the lives of Minnesota artists and provide access to and engagement with Minnesota’s arts culture, both on and offline. mnartists.org is a database, calendar and journal of Minnesota artists and organizations from all disciplines. It offers to Minnesota-based artists a free central gathering place, community resource and diverse programmatic opportunities. It offers the public a new way to explore art, connect with artists and become involved in the local artistic community. mnartists.org is a joint project of the Walker Art Center and the McKnight Foundation.
Minnesota Center for Book Arts
1011 Washington Avenue South, Minneapolis.
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Minnesota Center for Book Arts (MCBA) is the largest, most comprehensive book arts center in the nation, where you’ll find creativity, expression and inspiration through letterpress printing, bookbinding, papermaking and experiencing the book as contemporary art. Free gallery exhibitions and community programs run all year. A variety of hands-on workshops are offered to feed your curiosity and stretch your creativity. The Shop at MCBA features artists’ works, instructional books, handmade cards and unique gifts.
Hrs: Tue 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Wed-Sat 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sun 12 to 4 p.m.
Minnetonka Center for the Arts
2240 North Shore Drive, Wayzata.
Tel: 952.473.7361 ext. 16
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Studio classes and workshops are available all year for adults, teens and children. The state-of-the-art facility has specialized studios for sculpture, woodworking, painting, ceramics, photography and fiber arts and multi-purpose rooms for drawing, printmaking, jewelry, glasswork and more. The art center’s gallery space is a 3,000-square-foot secured, climate-controlled space.
Hrs: Mon, Fri 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Tue-Thu 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sat 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Northern Clay Center
2424 East Franklin Avenue, Minneapolis.
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Ongoing programs include exhibitions, a Sales Gallery, classes and workshops for children and adults, studios and grants for artists. Guided tours, hands-on events and demos are available. The facility is wheelchair accessible.
Hrs: Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Thu 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sun 12 to 4 p.m.
2709 East 25th Street, Minneapolis.
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Orfield Gallery focuses on modern artists of local, regional, national and international reputation. We are located in the historic Sound 80s Studios building in the Seward neighborhood, adjacent the West Bank of University of Minnesota.
Hrs: Tue-Fri 2 to 5 p.m.
The Paul Whitney Larson Art Gallery
Student Unions & Activities
University of Minnesota, St. Paul Student Center
2017 Buford Avenue, Room 42, St. Paul.
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The Paul Whitney Larson Art Gallery exhibits a wide variety of works featuring local, national and international artists. The gallery is student-run and features both solo and group exhibitions.
Hrs: Mon-Wed 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thu 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Fri 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Summer Hrs (May-August): Mon-Wed 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Thu 12 to 8 p.m.; Fri 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Raymond Avenue Gallery
761 Raymond Avenue, St. Paul.
For 20 years the Raymond Avenue Gallery has presented the work of recognized regional artists. Among them are Warren MacKenzie, potter; Nancy MacKenzie, fiber artist; Joseph Brown, sculptor; Wayne Potratz, sculptor; Guillermo Cuellar, potter; Marit Lee Kucera, fiber artist; Dick Cooter, potter and Debbie Cooter, textile artist.
Hrs: Mon-Fri 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Riverwalk Arts Quarter and Northfield Arts Guild
304 Division Street, Northfield.
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The Riverwalk Arts Quarter in Northfield is in a historic neighborhood. It hosts six art galleries, a community theater, frequent live music and more, all along the beautiful Cannon River.
4915 42nd Avenue N., Robbinsdale.
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Robbin Gallery is a local nonprofit, co-op gallery located in the historic Robbinsdale Library (ca. 1920). We host 11 exhibitions each year: two member shows, a statewide juried show (Extremely Minnesota) and eight individual/group shows. A wide range of art is represented. We help artists grow and develop their skills.
Hrs: Tue, Wed, Thu 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.; Fri, Sat 12 to 4 p.m.
Sabes Jewish Community Center
Tychman Shapiro Gallery
4330 South Cedar Lake Road, Minneapolis.
The Tychman Shapiro Gallery features unique and diverse opportunities to explore Jewish artistic expression. Exhibits are paired with dynamic artist lectures, workshops and educational programs.
Hrs: Mon-Thu 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.; Fri 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sun 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Gallery hours are seasonal and subject to change.
Savage Art Studio & Gallery
4735 West 123rd Street, Suite 200, Savage.
email@example.com | www.savageartstudios.com
Savage Art Studio & Gallery is located 15 to 20 minutes from Edina, Minneapolis and St. Paul, just off Hwy 13 between Hwy 169 and 35W in historic downtown Savage. SASG features regional artists working in a range of painting genres, photography, glass, pottery, frames and gift items. Originals and limited edition prints. This 3,000-square-foot facility houses 10 professional working artist/photographer studios, a full-service fine art gallery and a representational fine art school. Discover this unique artists’ community in the south metro.
Hrs: Tue-Sat 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; June to September: Sun 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The Soap Factory
514 2nd Street SE, Minneapolis.
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Based in a historic factory warehouse on the Minneapolis riverfront, the nonprofit Soap Factory dedicates 12,000 square feet of gallery space to the production, presentation and promotion of emerging contemporary practice across the visual arts.
Hrs: Thu, Fri 2 to 8 p.m.; Sat, Sun 12 to 5 p.m.
Susan Hensel Gallery
3441 Cedar Avenue South, Minneapolis.
email@example.com | www.susanhenselgallery.com
The Susan Hensel Gallery is devoted to art, story and activism, providing quality art that is engaging and thought-provoking in a casual, community-oriented format. Six shows per year include Reader’s Art, a national invitational artist’s book show. Poetry readings and other events frequently occur relating to current shows.
Hrs: Mon 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. or by appointment
3000 University Avenue SE, Minneapolis.
firstname.lastname@example.org | www.textilecentermn.org
Textile Center is a national center for fiber art, honoring textile traditions and promoting excellence and innovation in fiber art. Through exhibitions, education programs and textile arts resources, the Textile Center represents and supports fiber artists working in all forms of textile media including weaving, quilting, knitting, sewing, needlework, dyeing, felting, basketry and beading. Our facility features the Joan Mondale Gallery, a shop, 300-seat auditorium, classrooms, 16,000-volume Pat O’Connor Library and the Ellen Wells Dye Lab.
Gallery & Shop Hrs: Mon-Thu 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Fri, Sat 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Thrivent Financial Collection of Religious Art
625 Fourth Avenue South, Minneapolis.
Collection includes more than 800 works on paper of religious subject matter, spanning the 3rd to 20th centuries. Illuminated manuscripts, old master prints and drawings, reformation prints and German expressionist prints are some of the areas of specialty of the collection.
Hrs: Mon-Fri 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Traffic Zone Center for Visual Art Gallery
250 Third Avenue North, Minneapolis.
Tel: 612.240.4654 (Kathy Wismar)
email@example.com | www.trafficzoneart.com
Traffic Zone Gallery is located in the heart of the warehouse district (two blocks from the new baseball stadium) on the street level of the artist cooperative Traffic Zone Center for the Visual Arts established in 1995. The gallery is committed to the work of mid-career artists and presents curated exhibitions in a wide range of media by Traffic Zone members as well as the work of regionally and nationally based artists.
Hrs: Mon-Fri 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. & by appointment.
University of St. Thomas
Department of Art History/Exhibitions
2115 Summit Avenue, St. Paul.
firstname.lastname@example.org | www.stthomas.edu/arthistory/exhibitions
The exhibition program at the University of St. Thomas hosts three exhibits a year featuring a variety of media by emerging and established artists.
Mon-Sat 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Sun 12 to 10 p.m.
Vine Arts Center
2637 27th Avenue South, Minneapolis.
email@example.com | www.vineartscenter.org
The Vine Arts Center is a nonprofit space. Artist members work cooperatively to unite diverse artists, patrons and the broader community through our creative presence and events.
Hrs: Mon, Thu 5:30 to 8 p.m.; Sat 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Westminster Gallery
Westminster Presbyterian Church
1200 Marquette Avenue, Minneapolis.
firstname.lastname@example.org | www.ewestminster.org/westminster_gallery
The Westminster Gallery exhibits religious and secular art representing diverse ethnic and cultural traditions. We feature art from the Westminster Collection, private collections and from regional and nationally known artists who demonstrate the connection between art and how it informs our faith.
Hrs: Mon-Fri 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sun 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. & by appointment.