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Best Andy Warhol Exhibits In The U.S.

Are you a fan of Andy Warhol’s art? Check out the best places in the country to view his work according to Deborah Davis, author of “The Trip: Andy Warhol’s Plastic Fantastic Cross-Country Adventure.”

07/29/2015

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Wander Minnesota: ‘Inspired By Books’ At The MIA

At the Minneapolis Institute of Arts , of course there’s always so much going on around visual arts. But the museum also offers frequent tours of a literary bent: Inspired by Books, tours that combine the museum’s extensive visual arts collection with themed explorations of books.

07/08/2015

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Task Force Mulls Capitol Art Layout After Building Remodel

The massive renovation of the Minnesota Capitol has opened a new discussion topic: How much and what kind of art to put on the walls and in building corridors when the fix-up is complete.

07/06/2015

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Young Artists Transforming Anoka Pedestrian Tunnel

Young artists in Anoka are turning an 80-foot pedestrian tunnel into a work of art.

06/21/2015

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Art-Lovers Pull All-Nighter For Northern Spark Festival

On Saturday night, many artists and art-lovers are pulling an all-nighter. They’re staying up until the sun rises for the annual Northern Spark festival.

06/13/2015

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Artists To Pull An All-Nighter At Northern Spark

Tens of thousands of spectators and more than 1,200 local and national artists have gathered for one night in June to take part in a very unique event since 2011. Northern Spark in Minneapolis is now in its fifth year.

06/13/2015

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Excelsior’s ‘Art On The Lake': Art & Autism

Cars, cityscapes, and streets those are the staples of artist Thaddeus Jameson’s work.

06/12/2015

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Summer Programs At Minnetonka Center For The Arts

From photography to cartooning, the Minnetonka Center for the Arts has something for everyone.

06/11/2015

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Edina Art Fair Celebrates 49th Year

Thousands will flock to Minnesota’s second-largest art fair this weekend as the Edina Art Fair celebrates its 49th year. The fair features artwork from 300 artists from all over the country.

06/05/2015

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Edina Kicks Off Art Fair Season In MN

The state fair is a few months away, but one fair is right around the corner. The state’s first official “Art Fair” is this weekend in Edina.

06/02/2015

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Minneapolis Artist Captures Bakken’s Life, Landscape In 25 Paintings

More than two dozen paintings that depict life and landscape during different seasons in the heart of North Dakota’s oil boom, including workers operating machinery, a train loaded with shale crude and pickup trucks lined up outside a church, will be showcased for the first time next month.

05/23/2015

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Art-A-Whirl Takes Northeast By Storm

The 20th annual Art-A-Whirl is taking place in Northeast this weekend. For the last two decades it’s become one of the largest open studio tours in the country.

05/15/2015

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Youth Created Art On Display At The Intermedia Arts Center

The final paintings are being hung this week for an art show curated and created by kids. The exhibit, called “ME(me)”, opens this Saturday at Intermedia Arts Center.

04/09/2015

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Twin Cities Tour Of The Arts: Northern Clay Center

All week long, WCCO This Morning is taking a tour of the arts scene in the Twin Cities. On Monday, we feature Northern Clay Center in Minneapolis, which has two exhibits on display this month.

04/06/2015

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Nanny Revealed As Nature Center’s Mystery Stick Artist

A few weeks ago people at Westwood Hills Nature Center in St. Louis Park started noticing mysterious art popping up in the snow. “It was a few weeks ago when I started noticing them,” Westwood Hills Naturalist Becky McConnell said. “We were out walking along the trails and all of sudden it was like, ‘Wait, what’s that?'”

03/04/2015

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Art ‘Shanty Town’ Event Held In Minneapolis Brewery

For the past decade, people have enjoyed an artist-created “shanty town” on the frozen White Bear Lake. Funding has been a problem, though, so the art shanties are only outside every other year. This winter, organizers still wanted to hold the event, so they did it at Fulton Brewery in Minneapolis.

02/28/2015

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The Best Gift Ideas To Bring Back From A Trip

This list will give you an idea of what gifts are best to bring back from a trip.

02/26/2015

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Wander Minnesota: ‘Modern Spirit: The Art of George Morrison’

The Minnesota History Center is opening a new exhibit on Saturday: Modern Spirit: The Art of George Morrison, which will remain open until April 26. This is the first comprehensive retrospective exhibit of an important American artist.

02/12/2015

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MN Students Compete For Chance To Attend National Art Competition

You might know the names Andy Warhol, Truman Capote and Stephen King. But you might not know that they’re all recipients of the National Scholastic Art and Writing Awards.

02/04/2015

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Excellent Educator: Osseo Senior High’s Dan Prody

When it comes to budget cuts in schools, art programs are sometimes the first on the chopping block. One teacher at Osseo Senior High is showing how valuable art can be by helping students use it to pay for college. It’s what makes Dan Prody this week’s Excellent Educator.

01/23/2015

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Minneapolis Institute Of Arts Turns 100 In 2015

The Minneapolis Institute of Arts is celebrating in style all day. Well, all year really. That’s because the Minneapolis Museum turns 100 years old this 2015, with plenty of cake and color to go around at the birthday party in Minneapolis.

01/01/2015

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Alexandria Artist, 86, Masters Norwegian Painting Style

You may have never heard of Rosemaling, but you’ve probably seen the Norwegian decorative painting.

12/24/2014

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Finding Minnesota: Turning Molten Glass Into Art

No matter the weather, one place in Minnesota has furnaces holding steady at 2,300 degrees. Foci uses the intense heat to help people learn and practice glass arts. Eric Dahlberg is the studio manager. “It is a bit of a lost art,” he said. “There aren’t a lot of places that you can do this.”

12/07/2014

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Finding Minnesota: The Art Of Michael Birawer

We all have different perceptions of how a place looks and feels. Through the whimsical art of Michael Birawer, Minnesota has a decidedly fun look and feel. “Our eyes are more used to seeing things in 90-degree angles and straight lines,” Birawer said. “What I want to offer is just another perspective of that, another impression of how we look at things.”

11/16/2014

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The Walker Celebrates 75th Birthday With Walkoberfest

We’ve heard plenty about Oktoberfest, but this weekend is Walktoberfest. The Walker Art Center is turning 75, and they’re throwing a weekend-long birthday celebration.

10/16/2014

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