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In the Studio with Maggie Thompson
One of NEMAA’s many talented artist members, Maggie Thompson brings her life to her loom in the Northrup King Building. Read More
An Uncommon Experience: A preview of Northern Spark
Now in its eighth year, the normally dusk-'til-dawn downtown public art extravaganza will be open two nights this year, each from 9pm - 2am. Here are some not-to-be-missed highlights. Read More
Morgan Pease: A Study of Life
Painter Morgan Pease uses abstraction, humor, process, and play to consider everyday moments, both large and small Read More
Thinking Outside The Booth: The Porch Gallery’s Art Fair
One humble gallery space takes on the scale and substance of the all-powerful art fair, opening June 2nd with work from local, national, and international artists. Read More
Soft Vision and Frustrated Gazes at SooVAC
Two painters use texture and materiality to explore quiet and disquiet alike, on view now through June 1st. Read More
The Things They Carried On: A new public art project humanizes immigration
Carry On Homes, a large public art installation featuring the stories of Minnesota’s immigrants, will open as part of Northern Spark this June. Read More
How to Art-A-Whirl®
A candid collection of recos to get you through the nation’s largest open studio tour Read More
Community Profile: Soomaal House of Art
The Twin Cities-based Somali collective offers resources for emerging artists, a platform to connect communities, and award-winning contemporary art Read More
Soft Boundaries at Gamut Gallery finds community in vulnerability
Curator Juleana Enright brings fresh takes on bodies, borders, and beauty to Gamut Gallery. Read More
Between Boredom and the Body: Emmett Ramstad’s Laying in Wait
You’ll find toilets, tissues, and existential ennui in this meditation on patience at Hair + Nails Gallery. Read More
Curious Topographies: An interview with Alyssa Baguss
Blurring the lines between art and science, Alyssa Baguss’s installation projects meditate on the math in nature and the funny ways we interact with both. Read More
Speaking in Shapes: An interview with Ashley Mary
Mixed media artist Ashley Mary talks about her paintings, her studio practice, her product design, and how she juggles it all at once. Read More
A Curator Abroad: Dispatch from Japan
Mia’s Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art offers an art-lover’s guide to traveling Japan. Read More
When Art Meets Fashion, Women #WearTheGallery
Form, function, and fierce femininity combine in new local apparel brand Alice Riot Read More
A Mothership Connection: Past Futures of Resurrection and Absence
Artist Andrea Carlson takes us on a deep meditation across time and space into the origins and implications of Afro- and Indigenous Futurisms. Read More
Local Futures: The artwork of KNZ, Ron Brown, and Rory Wakemup
Three local artists showcase their own approaches to Afro- and Indigenous Futurisms. Read More
Space and Stroke: Mary Simon-Casati at the Regis Center for Art
Mary Simon-Casati’s Smashing the Invisible, on view through February 10th, peers into the unknown and unseen in the universe. Read More
Art in the Twin Cities: Big Game Weekend
Whether you’re born and bred in Minneapolis or visiting for the first time, you'll find no shortage of art to see this weekend in the Twin Cities. For a break in the athletic entertainment, check out this starting line-up. Read More
Miriam Karraker’s Dear Object
Local poet Miriam Karraker reflects on how her writing process relates and reacts to visual art. Read More
Through a Screen, Darkly: “Hurry Up And Wait” at Public Functionary
Massive new analog abstractions from printmaker Drew Peterson use bright colors to work through dark times. Read More
One on One: Den-Zell Gilliard
Local photographer Den-Zell Gilliard reflects on the importance of community storytelling through two very personal projects. Read More
An Artist, Redeveloped: A profile of painter DeAnne Parks
St. Paul artist DeAnne Parks's new body of work is about hope amidst the changes and transitions in her own life, her community, and society at large. Read More
Artist, Educator, Entrepreneur: an interview with Mark Rivard
Local artist and educator Mark Rivard has made a career of bringing art to children all over the world, one blank skateboard at a time. Read More
2017 Holiday Shopping Guide
This is your salvation from the mall. We found the type of sales that make holiday shopping more interesting. Read More
New On The Scene: Lacuna Gallery Opens Its Doors
Opening their inaugural show this weekend, Lacuna Gallery brings ceramics, sculpture, and community to South Minneapolis. Read More



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