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Visit the newly expanded Northwest Passage Gallery and discover your passion for the arts! This innovative, multi-use community center and gallery, developed in partnership with the Burnett Area Arts Group (BAAG), showcases local artists’ work in many different mediums. The building also features the InaNewLight Gallery, displaying the photography of the youth of Northwest Passage, a residential mental health treatment center for children. InaNewLight is a therapeutic photography program that harnesses the power of art and nature, empowering young people who are struggling with mental health issues to perceive themselves through a lens of strength and awe-inspiring accomplishments. Visit the Northwest Passage Gallery and be inspired!


Year-round Hours 12_23

"Amazing program. Beautiful photographs with heartwarming stories of perseverance."

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"This gallery is stunning! Such a great way to become acquainted with the artist, not just the art work!"

Gallery Visitor from San Rafael, CA


— SUE K.
Gallery Visitor from Lino Lakes, MN

"I'm bringing my husband here!"

— Gina O.
Gallery Visitor from Eagan, MN

"Absolutely amazing place!"

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"Amazing! Awesome! Talent galore!"

— Margaret R.
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Featured BAAG artist Carole Fure: “fabric is my paint pallet”

The best way to describe Carole Fure is “spritely.”  Her bright nature matches the bright colors she loves to use for her artwork. Fure is the Burnett Area Art Group’s current featured artist at the Northwest Passage Gallery. Fure’s medium is fiber and textiles. “I have come to appreciate how much I enjoy color,” she…
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Carol G. Johnson’s lifelong journey culminates in Featured Artist selection

You might say Carol Goerke Johnson is a late bloomer. At 81, she is the Burnett Area Arts Group’s Fall 2021 featured artist. It’s been a life-long journey, parts of which are captured here. She was born in Waukesha, Wisconsin, where she grew up; her first experience with art came in the 4th grade. “We…
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Local couple share 46 years of life and art

“It’s great that we can share the language of art together,” says Mike Rygg. He and Rosemary Hultman have shared that language as partners in life and art since 1975 when they met in a meditation class. They are the creative team of Clam River Pottery and their work is on view at the Passage…
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Northwest Passage Gallery Opens the Doors

After years of planning and fundraising, the new Northwest Passage Gallery has stood ready to create a more vibrant community through access to the arts since its completion in March 2020. Unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic has kept the gallery doors closed, but that is about to change. The Northwest Passage Gallery will be one of…
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Northwest Passage Gallery Opening is Delayed

Due to the coronavirus pandemic the newly renovated gallery has yet to receive its first visitor.
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Northwest Passage Gallery Renovations Update

The renovations at the Northwest Passage Gallery in Webster are steadily progressing.
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