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Art gives voice to the voiceless and fame to the ignored. You can learn various forms of art from dancing to sketching in Minneapolis. There are designated classes, drama workshops, and art events in Minneapolis for the same. If you just want to be a mere spectator you can attend theatre events and art exhibitions in Minneapolis too.
Ever wanted to volunteer in those nukkad, nataks or street shows? Wish to learn the basics of painting? Well, just explore through the art & theatre events in Minneapolis.
|29 Nov 2022||Peter Asher & Jeremy Clyde||Dakota, Minneapolis|
|02 Dec 2022||ALIKIBA - ONLYONE - KING USA TOUR||Granada Theater, Minneapolis|
|01 Dec 2022||11th Annual Raging Art ON||Gamut Gallery, Minneapolis|
|03 Dec 2022||Word Salad WINTER||Eat My Words Bookstore, Minneapolis|
|02 Dec 2022||Christmas with the Campbells||Phoenix Theater, Minneapolis|
|02 Dec 2022||11th Annual Raging Art ON - Opening Week||Gamut Gallery, Minneapolis|
|01 Dec 2022||Light Up The Night HOLIDAY ART MARKET||Solar Arts Building, Minneapolis|
|30 Nov 2022||Rabia Chaudry presents Fatty Fatty Boom Boom||Magers & Quinn Booksellers, Minneapolis|
|02 Dec 2022||Toussaint Morrison Album Release||James Ballentine “Uptown” VFW Post 246, Minneapolis|
|29 Nov 2022||Spiked A holiday variety show live Granada Theater||Granada Theater, Minneapolis|
One-half of the twin cities, Minneapolis is a wonderful symbol of modern-day architecture and old-world charm. The city, which lies by the banks of the legendary Mississippi River is also a great spot to witness art. Minneapolis art institutes and its galleries are popular for housing some very popular pieces of art. It is also a great place to study art, with many art classes in Minneapolis. Here’s what you need to know if you’re planning on exploring art in this city:
One of the most well-known and visited art museums in the world, the Walker Art Center. The museum is adjacent to the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden and the Cowles Conservatory. The museum hosts various multidisciplinary programs within its premises as well. Located at the University of Minnesota, the Weisman Art Museum has close to 25,000 exhibits and is also known as a “modern art museum.” The collection here is created by artists such as Marsden Hartley, Charles Biederman, Native American art and Korean furniture. If you’re interested to view some exotic Minneapolis art, then the Museum of Russian Art is the place. It is the only museum in the country that is dedicated entirely to culture and art from Russia’s history.
To enjoy art in some of the best galleries in the city, head to Juxtaposition Arts. The visual art center is a non-profit, youth-oriented initiative that is popular for its studio classes, public murals and art exhibitions. Public Functionary is a art gallery in Minneapolis that serves multiple purposes - including art, community, building, space understanding, experimental spaces and more. The Midway Contemporary Art is also a non-profit organization that acts as a gallery and library within the Marcy Homes neighborhood. It is an open spaced gallery that is also open for public use.
The Art-A-Whirl festival celebrates the city’s artistic history and culture. With nearly 1000 members, it is the largest open artist tour in the U.S. The event attracts close to 40,000 members annually and hosts both private artist galleries and acts as a spot to purchase original art. The city is also home to the Stone Arch Bridge Festival. Named after the iconic bridge that separates Minneapolis from its twin city, this festival celebrates music, art, food and more that’s inspired by local art.
It is also held by the banks of the river, so this art festival in Minneapolis can be a fun outing with your family and close friends. Around July, the city also hosts the Loring Park Art Festival. This features a nice, fun art show by the landscaped gardens and fountains inside the park. You are sure to have a fun time exploring this literal art fair in Minneapolis and also purchase commissioned art pieces that are up for sale. This year’s festival will be held somewhere around July, so keep yourself prepared for it.
Overall, Minneapolis is a great place to enjoy art in its various forms. Head over to Allevents and book yourself tickets to some of the best art events in and around you. We curate the best and will ensure you get an awesome deal, every time!
Looking for a place to exhibit your art or to attend art workshops in Minneapolis?
Here's a list of art studios in Minneapolis for art exhibitions and workshops: