We didn’t think it was possible for the ultra-swank Hewing hotel to get more hip, but now the North Loop hot spot has brought in the always excellent Kolman & Pryor gallery in Northeast to curate some artwork. Walk over—or more likely valet park your car—on Wednesday an catch Shannon Estlund’s mysterious and colorful landscape paintings; The opening reception will have snacks and you can grab a fancy drink from the Hewing’s top notch bar. Wednesday, February 20th, 6 PM. Free.Hank Stacks 

Hewing Hotel, 300 North Washington Ave, MPLS; hewinghotel.com