Rochester Looking at Climate Change

September 9, 2022 - January 22, 2023



David Grimsrud


Rochester Looking at Climate Change

September 9, 2022 - January 22, 2023

Opening Reception | Friday, September 9, 5 - 8pm

Organized by Layne Noser

Climate change is upon us! In the exhibition Rochester Looking at Climate Change, 20+ artists respond to a crisis that affects the future of the entire human race. Organized by artist Layne Noser, this exhibition draws attention to climate change through the creative works and unique perspectives of Rochester based artists. From this project we hope to develop further awareness and appreciation of our changing surroundings, and influence initiatives that enable a healthier future.


Panel Discussion

Sunday, September 25 at 2:00 PM | Free

Panelists include:

Lauren Jensen, Sustainability Specialist of Rochester

Layne Noser, Artist and Curator

Jessalyn Finch, Artist

Scott Cheek, Artist


Free Artist-Led Tours

Sunday, September 11 at 1:00 PM with Amarama Vercnocke

Sunday, October 23 at 1:00 PM with Andy Vercnocke

Sunday, November 13 at 1:00 PM with Layne Noser


Join local artists to explore art created by 28 local artists in conjunction with the exhibition Rochester Looking at Climate Change. Tours are free and last 45 minutes. Masks are encouraged.



This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support grant, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.