Last month, we featured a guide to some of our favorite works of art displayed in Minneapolis’ skyway system, but there’s more art to explore. We take a look at four more inspiring pieces.
Just south of downtown Minneapolis, past the Stevens Square neighborhood is the Washburn-Fair Oaks Mansion district. There is a central neighborhood park full of large mature trees, and the surrounding neighborhood is home to quiet, stately houses.
We’re lucky here in the Twin Cities because, to put it simply, there are a ton of art galleries here. And because of the variety of art available, much of it is affordable for almost everyone.
The Minneapolis Sculpture Garden houses other sculptures that are just as deserving of your attention as the Spoonbridge and Cherry. Here’s a guide to our favorites pieces.
It’s true that Minnesota has a reputation for being a perfect place to explore the great outdoors, but only to a point. Sub-zero degree windchills in the winter and overbearing heat and humidity in the summer tend to make many locals second-guess living here.
The Twin Cities are host to some pretty tony neighborhoods. But in a new book — Once There Were Castles, Lost Mansions and Estates of the Twin Cities by Larry Millett — we find out just how far back those extravagant roots go.
Even though the current Science Museum of Minnesota appears to be staying at this location for a while with our old favorites — the mummy is always a must-see — many exhibits continue to move in and out rather frequently.
The Monte Carlo Bar and Restaurant on the edge of the North Loop section of downtown Minneapolis offers up a rare opportunity for classic fine dining and strong, classic cocktails.
The Twin Cities metro area has hundreds of permanent art displays and mini historical exhibits around town. For just over a year now, a company named Puny Entertainment has been putting some of their own work on display in northeast Minneapolis.
The Shubert Theatre may be most known for its dramatic move from the northwest corner of Block E to its new spot about a block away at 528 Hennepin Avenue in 1999.
Origami has been around for millenia, but learning how to fold a perfect paper swan hasn’t exactly consumed the masses. The current show at Pink Hobo Gallery in Northeast Minneapolis proves that in this technological age, people still enjoy paper playthings.
With impressive art on display at their lobbies, Twin Cities hotels are looking more and more like contemporary art museums.
So we conquered the wilderness. Then what? Suddenly that adventure isn’t so thrilling anymore and on we are to the next one. And here an interesting pattern emerges; one that photographers Lex Thompson and Eric Ruby address in their joint show “A View of the Vernacular.”
Having men play women’s roles is not a revolutionary idea, though historically it wasn’t for entertainment’s sake, but a result of ancient taboos about women performers.
Actress Tracie Bennett recently visited the Guthrie Theater in preparation for her upcoming January run of the show End of the Rainbow, in which she portrays Minnesota’s own Judy Garland in the later years of the star’s career.
Since the invention of cameras it seems people have been thinking of ways to conceal them. Taking photos on the sly is a daring act and the results often display a certain level of honesty.
Highpoint Center for Printmaking showcases the work of three emerging artists, recipients of Jerome Foundation grants, in new exhibition.
Not all puppets are childlike and there is nothing innocent about one puppet in particular: Mr. Punch, of the famous Italian puppet duo, Punch and Judy.