2023 MNWS Spring Exhibition

University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum - Reedy Gallery

3675 Arboretum Dr, Chaska, MN 55318


Selected Paintings Click Here

It’s time to get ready to enter the MNWS 2023 juried show, “Awakenings”! We are looking forward to seeing all of the fabulous paintings our members have been busy creating. It’s always great fun to see all the work hanging in the gallery and to meet up with our members and friends at the opening!

Awakenings” will hang in the Reedy gallery in the Oswald Visitor Center at the University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum and will be open for visitors Thursday March 30 through Saturday-May 20th, 2023.

Austin TX  based artist, Don Andrews , will judge the paintings to be accepted into the MNWS 2023 Awakenings Exhibition.

All current members of MNWS are encouraged to submit up to two of their best paintings completed within the last 2 years. The preferred method of payment for the submission fee is PayPal. The link to PayPal can be found under the Exhibitions Tab on our website or you may send a check to the address listed on the submission form. The submission rules, framing requirements, and ID label can also be found on our website under the Exhibition Tab.

This juried show is open to all MNWS members who have paid their dues through May 31, 2023. If you are not currently a member of the society, you can join when you submit your painting(s). Each member may enter up to two paintings. The entry fee is $30 for the first painting and $5 for the second entry. Entry fees are not refundable. Complete exhibition rules and entry information:


Registration Information

Registration is now closed.

Thursday, April 6th - 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Exhibition Schedule

Schedule for Awakenings at the University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum

Friday, January 27th -  - Registration open 

Monday, February 6th – Submission Period Closes at 5:00 pm (No late entries allowed)

Tuesday, March 7th – Accepted works will be posted on the MNWS website

Wednesday, March 29th –11:00 am - 1:00 pm Drop off work at University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum,  3675 Arboretum DR, Chaska, MN 55318

Thursday, April 6th – 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm -  in the Macmillan Auditorium-Oswald Visitor Center - University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum

Saturday, May 20th – Show closes

Sunday, May 21st – 11:00 am – 1:00 pm – pick up paintings from University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum (No late pick -ups)

Questions: Spring Exhibit Co-Chairs Julie Schroeder and Laura Berg
Email: mnws.springshow2023@gmail.com Please include contact information.

2023 MNWS Spring Exhibition “Awakenings”