Fine Art Gallery

This unique little gallery, located in a beautiful historical building in downtown Grand Island, Nebraska, is truly a jewel. The gallery offers high quality paintings, sculptures, photography, pottery, glassware, jewelry, and a myriad of unique, one-of-a-kind originals from regional an nationally recognized artists

There are many opportunities to get involved with the arts at Prairie Winds Art Center.  Monthly featured artists and reception, national juried exhibits and art workshops and classes are just a few of the happenings at Prairie Winds.  Find a schedule of upcoming events  here.

Prairie Winds Art Center is a cooperative group of Midwest artists dedicated to providing a quality gallery of visual arts in central Nebraska. Over 30 artists create original works in a wide variety of media in two and three dimensional art.

Prairie Winds Art Center

Grand Island, Nebraska    308-381-4001

Prairie Winds Art Center

112 West 3rd St.

Grand Island, Ne 68801

Open Monday-Saturday

10:00 am to 5:30 pm


On The Calendar

November 1- December 30
“Celebrate” Prairie Winds is very proud to present renowned Nebraska painter, Hal Holoun.
Opening reception for Hal Holoun, nationally known landscape artist on Friday, December 5, 2014 from 5:30 until 8:00pm.
Hal has agreed to special gallery talk where he will be explaining how his studies lead to finished works

Hal’s newest creations will be in the gallery for two months along with the works of many special holiday artists. Holiday Open House
Friday, November 7 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Come meet the artists and party with us.


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Drawing without Fear

Teens and adults

With Kristine Allphin

Through one on one instruction and demonstration, drawing will be demystified, making it easy and rewarding. This class is taught with patience, encouragement, humor  and the practical goal that you will be able to enjoy drawing for the rest of your life .   

Saturdays, January 24, 31 .

Registration and information here.

Portrait Drawing

Kristine Allphin, Fine Art Batik

Discover methods of drawing the face realistically.  Learn the principles of classic proportion, handling features, and rendering light and shadow . 
One day workshop, February 7th

Registration and information here

Color Pencil Drawing

Discover  the color theory and pencil techniques used by professional illustrators. You’ll learn how to create a variety of complex colors starting from just a few pencils, using blending and layering effects

One Day Workshop February 30th

Registration and information here

Birthday Parties 
Have your next birthday party at Prairie Winds Art Center You provide the treats and prizes and we'll provide the art supplies and fun. Hosted by one of our experienced artists and teachers.


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See what people are saying about Prairie Winds Art Center's members. Our artists are supportive and involved in artistic adventures and activities across the state.  Check here to see where they are going and what they are doing.

Our newest artist is Roman Watercolor. Learn more about him here and visit the gallery to see his original works.