Cafe Gallery

Free with gate admission

Upcoming Exhibits

Art in Your Backyard

Lake Minnetonka Studio Tour

Jan. 9 - Feb. 27, 2019

The Lake Minnetonka area is a great place to be an artist, create art and share art. Enjoy this opportunity at the Minnesota Arboretum Cafe Gallery to view and purchase art made by artists from the Lake Minnetonka area. All of the artists featured in this Minnesota Arboretum Cafe Gallery exhibition open their homes and art studios every spring to the public as part of the Lake Minnetonka Studio Tour. The tour consists of these studio artists, as well as invited guests engaging the public through painting, ceramics, glass, fiber, jewelry and mixed media. This is art happening in your neighborhood and backyard!

Exhibition Featured ArtistsLake Minnetonka Studio Tour Logo

Pratibha Gupta

Steve Hemingway

Lisa Galbraith Heyl

Deb Kirkeeide

Jon Maakestad

Mary Anne O'Malley

Marcia Paul

Steve Hemingway Ceramic Tablet

Patty Carmody Smith

Ellen Sweetman

Donna Winberg


To learn more about the Lake Minnetonka Studio Tour, check out the website:


Home and Light: Views from Minnesota and the World

Arboretum Photographers Society 11th Annual Show & Sale


Mar. 1 - Apr. 28, 2018

Cafe Gallery

The Cafe Gallery is a second exhibit space adjacent to the Arboretum Cafe featuring exhibits of photography by the Arboretum Photographers Society, and special exhibits throughout the year ranging from individual artists to prints presented by the Andersen Horticultural Library from their collection of seed catalog covers or botanical prints, etc. Check this more intimate and informal space for delightful interpretations of Arboretum seasons, fanciful prints and other photography exhibits in conjunction with Arboretum seasonal exhibits and displays.

All artwork is available for sale through the Arboretum Gift Store. A portion of proceeds benefits the Arboretum.

Subscribe to info on art exhibit openings, Meet the Artist and gallery events from curator Wendy DePaolis at