Lowertown Shines During St. Paul Art CrawlThe St. Paul Art Crawl is back again this weekend. The St. Paul Art Collective has been putting this event on since 1991. It features more than 300 artists at 28 buildings, and around 20,000 people check it out each year.
Edina Kicks Off Art Fair Season In MNThe 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.
Art-A-Whirl Takes Northeast By StormThe 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.
Minneapolis Looking To Commission Artists For Nicollet Mall RedesignNicollet Mall, which runs like a major artery through the heart of downtown Minneapolis, is getting a massive redesign, and the city is looking to commission artists to create new works for the reimagined roadway.
Best Art Galleries In The USAIt does not matter if you are looking to purchase a piece of art or just enjoy looking at different works of art, many galleries in America offer a place to explore and experience fabulous works of art in person.
Union Depot Unveils 6 New MuralsIt took more than a year and a half, but six new murals are now on display at the historic Union Depot in St. Paul. Each mural depicts a significant time period in the history of the railroads, the City of St. Paul and the Depot itself.
Lakeville Artist Wins Pheasant Stamp Contest AgainLakeville artist Stephen Hamrick has won the 2015 Minnesota pheasant stamp contest. The state Department of Natural Resources says Hamrick's painting was chosen as the winning design from among 16 entries. Nicholas Markell of Hugo took second place while Dean Kegler of Duluth placed third.
Artists Salute ‘U’ Professor At 45th Minn. Iron Pour 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.
Art Shanty Settles In To New Lake HomeYou wouldn't think a frozen lake would offer much inspiration for local artists, but you'll find some impressive work and creativity on White Bear Lake. Now in its eight year, the Art Shanty Projects is underway. After years on Medicine Lake, its new location isn't stopping hundreds from visiting the outdoor gallery. The typical ice house does little to catch the eye. But near Ramsey Beach, one cluster makes people take notice.
‘Eternal Ware’ An Alternative To Cremation UrnsWhen we lose a loved one, we often look for ways to honor their life. One Twin Cities couple has found a unique way to memorialize a family member after death. Ron and Carole Javner opened Eternal Ware in Newport, where they offer a unique pottery memorial to grieving families. For Ron, pottery has always been a passion. “It’s an interesting form of art," Ron said.
Mini Golf Returns To Mpls. Sculpture Garden In 2014Fans of mini golf will be happy to hear it will return to the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden next summer. The Walker Art Center plans to have a full 18-hole course designed by Minnesota artists. The museum is looking for 10 new designs, and they will accept submissions until Jan. 10. Artists will only have to submit designs, but will not be obligated to build or maintain the holes.
Paul Simon & Sting Team Up, Perform At Xcel On Feb. 23Simon and Garfunkel were one of the biggest musical duos of all time. But Paul Simon is teaming up on a tour with a difference pop superstar. The series -- Paul Simon & Sting: On Stage Together -- comes to the Xcel Energy Center on Feb. 23.