Browse through a variety of unique handiwork made from local artisans. Featuring glassware, ceramics, fashion jewelry, giftware, floral design and more. Visitors can immerse themselves in a handmade paradise. All ages. Free. 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Arts & Performance
Celebrate the musicians who made First Avenue and 7th Street Entry the legendary rock ‘n’ roll venue that is the heart of the Minnesota music scene. Explore five decades worth of sounds and stories on this landmark club through the lens of music. All ages. Prices vary.
The 10th Annual Minneapolis Pancakes, Booze & Art Show is sure to please with its mix of carbs, alcohol and culture. Check out the work of over 70 local emerging artists, enjoy live body painting, a free pancake bar and craft beer and signature cocktails for purchase. For those 18+ only.
Wander through the open private studios and galleries to view a variety of creative mediums from more than 800 local Minneapolis artists. As the largest open studio tour in the country, visitors are encouraged to immerse themselves in the vibrant world of art through viewing, purchasing and connecting with the artists themselves.
Northeast Minneapolis Arts Association, 2518 Central Ave. NE., Mpls. 612.788.1679; Information of studio locations can be found on nemaa.org
Celebrate the Worldwide Day of Botanical Art with with the opening reception of "Out of the Woods," a national traveling art exhibition celebrating trees in public gardens. The event will also feature demonstrations and tours by artists from the Minnesota School of Botanical Art and a presentation by Director of Exhibitions for the American Society of Botanical Artists Carol Woodin.
Artist Patrick Dougherty and a team of Arboretum volunteers will create a unique art installation on Scarecrow Hill. Once completed, the installation will be on display at the Arboretum for the next 1-2 years.
The building process will be viewable at Scarecrow Hill daily from 8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m.
PLease join us for a very incredible evening on April 17th from 7-10pm as we kick off the installation of Leslie Barlow; "A Familiar Portrait of Labor and Love."
Emotional responses of Family are narrated thru her artisty of acrylic, pastels, quilted fabrics, etc. All are orginal pieces.
Where: THE Gallery at Le Meridien Chambers Hotel
When: Wednesday, April 17th (7-10)pm
What: Will be great converstation and complimentary wine.
This installation duration will be 12 weeks; ending June 14rth.