Birney Quick painting a landscape out in nature, along the shore of a lake, with pine trees in the background.

Birney Quick painting scenic view

Birney Quick painting scenic view, c. 1965

Black and white photograph of Birney Quick painting an image of a young man sitting on a chair in front of him.

Birney Quick doing a demonstration at Grand Marais High School

Birney Quick doing a painting demonstration at Grand Marais High School, c.1953.

Grand Marais Art Colony

Opened in 1947, the Grand Marais Art Colony has been the longest lived art colony in Minnesota. It began as an eight-week summer course but became a year-round art colony that unites the natural beauty of the North Shore with Minnesota's vibrant artistic community.

Painting showing an artist's depiction of the Fourth Minnesota entering Vicksburg after its surrender

Fourth Minnesota Regiment Entering Vicksburg, July 4, 1863

Fourth Minnesota Regiment Entering Vicksburg, July 4, 1863. Painting by artist Francis Davis Millet.

Painting depicting the charge of Minnesotans at the Battle of Nashville

Battle of Nashville

Howard Pyle's 1906 painting depicts the charge of the Minnesotans at the Battle of Nashville, December 16, 1864. It hangs in the Governor's Reception Room at the Minnesota State Capitol.

American Fur Trading Post at Fond Du Lac, Duluth

American Fur Trading Post at Fond Du Lac, Duluth

Postcard depicting the American fur trading post, c.1836, at Fond du Lac, Duluth, 1940.

Construction II

Construction II

1940 Charles Biederman sculpture. Painted wood and metal rods; 62½ x 48¾ x 10¾ in.

Work No. 27, Red Wing

Work No. 27, Red Wing

Charles Biederman sculpture from 1968-69. Sculpture, Painted Aluminum construction; size: 41¼ x 29¼ 9 in.

Relief, New York, 1936

Relief, New York, 1936

Charles Biederman sculpture from 1936. Enamel on wood; size: 45¾ x 10 in.

#26, Red Wing, 1956-68

#26, Red Wing, 1956-68

Charles Biederman sculpture from 1956-68. Painted metal; size: 32 x 45 x 5½ in.

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