Arts & Culture

A performance of "Dirty Business" at History Theatre in St. Paul

There are more than 200 theater venues in the Twin Cities featuring plays, musicals, comedy, improv and more.

The American Museum of Asmat Art

The Twin Cities offers a broad stroke selection of art museums.

Groves Academy senior Lily Erickson, a 2019 Standout Scholar.

Groves Academy senior Lily Erickson is involved in just about any extracurricular you can think of.

A black and white shot of St. Louis Park High School senior Zoe Younger, one of 2019's Standout Scholars.

St. Louis Park High School's Zoe Younger plans to go into a STEM field, but she also loves poetry and is very involved in anti-racism work.

White Kids: Growing Up with Privilege in a Racially Divided America by Margaret Hagerman

In "White Kids: Growing Up with Privilege in a Racially Divided America", Margaret Hagerman uses two years’ worth of interviews with affluent white parents and their children to explore how white kids learn about race.

Two paddle boarders on the water in the channel between Lake of the Isles and Cedar Lake.

The City of Lakes is also the city of many photo opportunities. You just have to be ready for them.

Two women examine a painting at St. Louis Park Friends of the Arts

When budget cuts in 1995 threatened arts programs in St. Louis Park’s public schools, a group of residents came together to advocate for the programs and the value of arts education for youth.

"My Sister, the Serial Killer" by Oyinkan Braithwaite and "With the Fire on High" by Elzabeth Avecedo

These book recommendations from Magers & Quinn are great for the beach, cabin, hotel or any other summer destination.

Bobby Gardner, who teaches improv classes at Strike Theater in Northeast Minneapolis

South Minneapolis resident Bobby Gardner teaches improv and sketch writing at Northeast Minneapolis' Strike Theater.

Creative Mornings’ February event at Minneapolis Institute of Art featured speaker Joe Horton, Mia’s artist-in-residence for 2019 as well as local musician and artist.