2019 Holiday Shopping Guide

2019 Holiday Shopping Guide

Posted November 1st, 2019 by Katie Garrett

Local artists and makers turn harrowing holiday shopping into a joyful experience


Pre-Holiday Art Sale at Gallery One Tractorworks

Thu Nov 21 @ Gallery One Tractorworks  

Be creative this holiday season, give original artwork. Gallery One presents two exhibits by outstanding local artists—paintings by Michelle Plombon and monotypes by Genie Castro​.



The Artful Present 

Nov 22 - 23 @ Veronique Wantz Gallery

Get into the holiday vibe (and a little party) at Veronique Wantz Gallery in the North Loop Mpls. This annual event is not to be missed. Find one-of-a-kind giftable arts that are specially curated to delight and be loved by you and yours.​



Great Big Holiday Art Sale!

Nov 30 @ Interact Center for Visual and Performing Arts​ 

Stop on by and pick up amazing gifts and art! Enjoy 20% off original artwork by 70+ artists who are challenging perceptions of disabilities every day. Join in and enjoy treats, a coffee & cocoa bar, gingerbread cookie decorating, and holiday music.




Nov 30 - Dec 23 @ Juxtaposition Arts​

Get your holiday shopping done at JXTA. Shop unique textiles, accessories, and one-of-a-kind posters, ceramics, and other art designed and crafted by JXTA youth apprentices.



Holiday Market Minneapolis by Unique Markets

Dec 1 @ Machine Shop MPLS

Unique Markets presents Minneapolis's best curated, independent designers and emerging brands in one place to get all your holiday shopping done.



Gifts in the Gallery

Dec 4 - 18 @ Artistry

A two-week, boutique-style sale featuring handcrafted pottery, jewelry, fiber art, blown glass, framed artwork, and other stunning works by 64 local artists​.



8th Annual Raging Art On @ Gamut Gallery

Dec 4  /  Preview Party
Dec 5 - 21  /  Free Open Hours

Gamut Gallery’s annual “uncurated” holiday makers market in a gallery setting featuring floor-to-ceiling local artwork, handcrafted gifts and live music by your favorite local DJs.



Holidays at the American Swedish Institute

Nov 16 - Jan 13  /  Jul Shop

Stock up on all your Nordic holiday needs. Pick from a wide selection of imported glassware, one-of-a-kind holiday decorations, chocolates, textiles, candles and more.



Craft Bash + Decked Out Preview Party

Dec 6 + 7 @ Parallel and Hennepin Made​

American Craft Council hosts their annual holiday market featuring craft offerings that range from ceramics, jewelry, fashion, and home goods to apothecary, candles, and letterpress cards​. Curated by Tricia Heuring of Public Functionary and Leslie Barlow of Studio 400​



SooVAC Artists' Holiday Shop

Dec 6 -29 @ Soo Visual Arts Center

In their 8th Annual Artists' Holiday Shop, SooVAC presents a killer lineup of some of the best artists and makers in Minnesota. Don't miss this one-stop holiday shop with offerings including prints, paintings, jewelry, sculpture, and more.



Betty Danger's 4th Annual Bizarre Bazaar

Dec 7 + 8 @ Betty Danger's Country Club

Minneapolis' favorite kooky hangout hosts 40+ local artists peddling jewelry, sassy needlepoint, knitted cacti, festive florals, silk screened ties and other creative/clever/weird crafts for the holidays. Curated by artist, Genie Castro.



Avivo ArtWorks Winter Market

Fri Dec 13 @ Avivo Artworks

Support artists living with mental illness, and buy one of a kind artwork for yourself and your loved ones.



RedHot Art Market​

Dec 14 @ Chicago Avenue Fire Arts Center

Shop locally made jewelry, ceramics, sculpture, clothing, home goods, paintings and much more at Chicago Avenue Fire Arts Center's annual holiday sale. The gifts you purchase are also a gift to future CAFAC students, with proceeds supporting their scholarship fund.

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