Now that the weather’s feeling a little more like summer, it’s time to start looking forward to “The Great Minnesota Get-Together!” The State Fair’s 2014 Official Commemorative Art was unveiled Wednesday on the fairgrounds. St. Paul artist Emily L. Taylor was selected to create the official artwork.
Maybe you heard about the following art exhibits when they first opened with big splashes and a great deal of publicity. But they were scheduled to be here for weeks or months, so plenty of time. And then other things came along, and they slowly disappeared from front of mind.
Piles of old, rusty radiators that lay outside a University of Minnesota building will soon become works of art. The Minnesota Iron Pour has been creating castings for 45 years. The creations start in a cupola, where iron pieces are heated up to 3,000 degrees Fahrenheit, according to Professor Wayne Potratz.
William Kent Krueger shares an excerpt from his book “Ordinary Grace.” The book is a story of murder in a small Minnesota town in the summer of 1961.
If you haven’t yet taken in the Vivian Maier exhibit at the Minneapolis Photo Center, heads up—it’s still here for another week, through March 1, and it’s well worth a visit. Vivian Maier is a rather mysterious figure who worked as a nanny in the Chicago area for most of her adult life in order to earn money for her passion: photography. Outside of work hours, she shot tens of thousands of photos of life in Chicago (as well as the occasional journey outside of the Chicago area), capturing all manner of street life and sides of humanity.
Once again, it’s time to head over to Northeast Minneapolis to check out local arts, enjoy a wealth of foods, and enjoy the flavor of one of the Twin Cities most unique neighborhoods. The Art-A-Whirl is one of the largest open studio tours in the country.
Spring is in the air, and it’s time to explore the arts and culture of the Twin Cities with a plethora of fairs and festivals. From films to dance and even design technology, the season’s […]
There aren’t enough hours in the day to check out every noteworthy art event in the Twin Cities. Here’s a quick guide to our can’t-miss arts picks for April.
The Heights movie theater stands out from its surroundings, taller than the nearby businesses and quite a bit flashier.
Take a walk down Park Avenue between 10th and 26th streets in Minneapolis and it will become clear that though many of the houses along this strip have started to show their age, Park Avenue’s past is one filled with grandeur.
Landmark Center in downtown St. Paul has been the center of attention since it was built in 1902.
Even when there isn’t time to visit a museum in person, it’s easy to get a virtual glimpse and any number of exhibitions.
There aren’t enough hours in the day to check out every noteworthy art event in the Twin Cities. Here’s a quick guide to our can’t-miss arts picks for February.
It would be an exaggeration to say that St. Paul’s skyway is like a real life M.C. Escher image, but some pedestrians just may think of this artist’s particularly mind-bending architectural images when walking down a hallway that just ends; St. Paul skyway explorers will inevitably find themselves being forced to retrace their steps back to the main tributary to try other paths.