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Kingman Studios: A warehouse of experience-driven art

A heart pierced with arrows marks the entry for Kingman Studios at the old Glenwood-Inglewood campus in Bryn Mawr.<p>Inside the art studio, there is a …

The Soap Factory is set to begin a $6.2M renovation

Through a complete overhaul, the art gallery plans to save itself<p>Two years ago, just as it was celebrating its 25th anniversary, the question if the …

Urban Design
The Arts
Northern Lights

Beauty out of tragedy: Philando Castile’s death inspires art, and a tribute

The death of Philando Castile in St. Paul a year ago left behind pain and change.<p>Pollen Midwest, a community-building nonprofit, gave 25 artists an …

Disability

MCBA opens 7 gallery shows at once (and other art happenings worth your time this week)

<b>Traditional Norwegian Weaving: American Reboot</b><b><br>Where it’s at:</b> Norway House: 913 E. Franklin Ave., Minneapolis.<p><b>What it’s about:</b> Traditional Norwegian …

You can get art, with no buyer's remorse, at Minneapolis Art Lending Library

News flash: Living with art isn't cost-prohibitive.<p>Yes, that headline is a fact, in part thanks to the Minneapolis Art Lending Library. Operating …

Art

Community members paint mural at 26th & Lyndale

Nearly 200 volunteers helped paint Treehouse Records’ new mural at Open Streets Lyndale last month.<p>According to the Minneapolis College of Art and …

Race & Ethnicity
Race & Ethnicity

Public art and artists along Cedar Avenue

BY DEBRA KEEFER RAMAGE<p>Cedar Avenue from the West Bank to Lake Nokomis does not, at first glance, seem to be a cultural corridor. Its houses are …

Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts announces new exhibition ‘Blurred Boundaries’

Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts presents “Blurred Boundaries,” works by Jeannine Spooner Kitzhaber and Lyz Wendland.<p>Blurred Boundaries is on view …

Walker, Dakota Elders Finish Mediation; 'Scaffold' To Be Removed Friday

<b>MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO)</b> — Dakota tribal elders met Wednesday with leaders of the Walker Art Center and the artist behind the controversial “Scaffold” …

Enormous Chicken Painting Comes Home to Roost

Why did the chicken painting cross the Atlantic? That’s a question lovers of an enormous painting of, well, chickens asked when an iconic painting …

Walls that tell stories

<b>The budding mural scene in Minneapolis is developing its own style. Local muralists work with the community to create something more than trendy.</b> …

She's the artist behind that giant blue chicken coming to Minneapolis Sculpture Garden

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a ... giant blue rooster?!<p>The soon-to-reopen Minneapolis Sculpture Garden will be home to artist Katharina Fritsch’s …

Art

Give it a Whirl

The open studio tour returns to Northeast Minneapolis for its 22nd year<p>It’s the first year Dameun Strange has found himself in the middle of a …

The fine art of collecting: Herman Milligan’s multidisciplinary journey

<i>The economic impact of the creative arts in Minneapolis astonishes. Estimated at over $4.5 billion in sales, or eight times that of Minneapolis’</i> …

Art 4 Shelter

Head down to The Gallery at Le Meridien Chambers to take part in one of the coolest arts-based fundraisers in The Cities. Now in its seventh year, …

Northrup King Building showcases local Minneapolis art

The Northeast Minneapolis Arts District has dozens of studios and buildings, and has been called one of the best art districts in the country. But …

Check out the magical hand-painted wallpaper of Minneapolis-based She She

Over the last year, locally based She She has taken off, installing custom designs in homes and businesses in the Twin Cities, Chicago, and …

Michon Weeks and Carolyn Swiszcz in Universe-ity at Space 369

Left: Carolyn Swiszcz, <i>Universe Building</i> (detail), 2017. Right: Michon Weeks, <i>Electric Sign,</i> 2017.<p>Consider, if you would, the familiar; the idea, …

Artist Profile: Ta-coumba Aiken

I walked over from my studio to Lowertown Lofts Artist Cooperative on a winter Sunday morning to interview Ta-coumba Aiken, internationally acclaimed …

Interview: Alison Hiltner

Minneapolis visual artist and Associate Director of Soo Visual Arts Center, Alison Hiltner is an “archaeologist of science fiction.” Though some …

Reflections on Arts Advocacy Day

Photo by Dameun Strange<p>When I was young, I had young boy dreams:<p>I wanted to be a doctor.<p>I wanted to be an architect.<p>I wanted to be an astronaut.<p>I …

Interview: Gülgün Kayim

Full disclosure up top: I am a NEMAA member and serve on its board. So it probably comes as no surprise that I think you should stop in to Public …

Swiszcz Paints the St. Paul Midway

Carolyn Swiszcz ’94 will be showing new work in Space 369's show <i>Universe-ity</i>.<p>The exhibition focuses on themes of locality on University Avenue and …

The Arts

More artwork revealed for Nicollet Mall revamp (photos) - Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal

By Dan DeBaun <br>– Staff reporter/Digital producer, Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal<p>Mar 28, 2017, 1:58pm CDT<p>Several new pieces of artwork have …

Skyscrapers