MINNEAPOLIS HOME + GARDEN SHOW BACK FOR TWO WEEKENDS

Minneapolis Convention Center

Feb 24, 2017 - Mar 5, 2017

This event occurs every 2 week(s) on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Is it spring yet, Minnesota? The un-official kick-off to spring, the 2017 Minneapolis Home + Garden Show is back for two full weekends Friday, Feb. 24 - Sunday, Feb. 26 and Friday, March 3 – Sunday, March 5 at the Minneapolis Convention Center (1301 Second Ave. So.).   The Show is sure to inspire homeowners with its more than 1,000 experts sharing new ideas and practical advice as well as...

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Barrel Aged Week at Town Hall Brewery

Town Hall Brewery

Feb 24, 2017 - Feb 25, 2017

A whole week of incredible releases from Minnesota's original home of barrel-aged beer. The week begins at 10 am on Sunday, February 19th, with the pre-sale for this year’s selection of 750mL mini-growlers of barrel-aged beer.   Barrel Aged Week Release Schedule 2017:   Sunday, February 19th | 10 am 750ml Growler Pre-Sale | If you’re looking to take home this year’s barrel-aged...

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Ken Gonzales-Day: Shadowlands

Minnesota Museum of American Art

Feb 24, 2017 - Apr 16, 2017

This event occurs weekly, on Thursday and Friday.

Ken Gonzales-Day's award-winning photographs and research are helping transform understanding of the history of radicalized violence in the United States. He supplements photographs with research and writing that engage critically with art history and blends historical tragedies with current events. Using photography and video, he explores trauma and resistance as experienced and embodied...

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Green Card Voices

American Swedish Institute

Feb 24, 2017 - Mar 5, 2017

Through a collaboration with Green Card Voices, a Minneapolis-based non-profit organization, ASI has created an exhibition that uses video storytelling to present seven experiences of contemporary immigrants from the Nordic countries. By sharing these stories, The ASI and Green Card Voices honor and thank immigrant populations that continue to play a vital role locally and in our nation’s...

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Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden Florilegium

American Swedish Institute

Feb 24, 2017 - Feb 28, 2017

The Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden in Minneapolis, established in 1907, was America’s first public wildflower garden. The garden is the inspiration for Florilegia—a collection of botanical drawings and paintings that represent the it's myriad plants. The works were created by a group of artists including Faith Clover and more than 45 others trained by Marilyn Garber, who have committed to...

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Cows Can Dream - Family Gallery Exhibit

American Swedish Institute

Feb 24, 2017 - Oct 31, 2017

Did you know cows can dream? ASI’s Family Gallery becomes an immersive play environment that explores the story of Sam - a cow who dreams and sometimes wanders through Sweden's Wanås sculpture park, appearing in artworks. Inspired by the innovative and imaginative children's book, Cows Can Dream, with text by Jason Diakité, a Swedish Grammy winning rap musician also known as Timbuktu, and...

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Where the Children Sleep - Photographs by Marcus Wennman

American Swedish Institute

Feb 24, 2017 - Mar 25, 2017

This internationally acclaimed exhibition is a moving series of photographs by Sweden's award-winning photojournalist Marcus Wennman about refugee children who fled Syria, leaving everything behind.   WHERE THE CHILDREN SLEEP A photo exhibit about refugee children in Europe and the Middle East by Magnus Wennman   A boy without a bed. A girl afraid to close her eyes. A child who dreams...

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Swede Hollow

American Swedish Institute

Feb 24, 2017 - Mar 5, 2017

"Swede Hollow" is a ravine on the east side of St. Paul, Minnesota. Today, it is like a haunting former industrial site overtaken by nature with a bike path running through it. But in the 1800s and early 1900s, more than a thousand new immigrants, mostly Swedes, once gathered in this makeshift city. High infant mortality rates, a plethora of workplace accidents and other challenges prevented...

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Frozen in Film – Selected Works by Swedish Filmmakers

American Swedish Institute

Feb 24, 2017 - Mar 15, 2017

The 2017 Winter Film Series highlights the work of Swedish filmmakers Kristina Lindström, Fredrik Gertten, John O. Olsson, Dvorit Shargal, Karin af Klintberg and Anders Helgeson and a compilation from the Uppsala International Short Film Festival. This series is presented in partnerships with the ASI’s Kaffestuga Friends, the Somali Museum of Minnesota and the Jewish Community Relations...

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The Stories They Told

American Swedish Institute

Feb 24, 2017 - Mar 5, 2017

Flat plane figure carving, capturing many folkloric personalities in wood, is a Nordic art medium embodying a range of social, societal and cultural narratives. The Stories They Told is an exhibition presenting some of the most recognized and sought-after craft practitioners working in this art form including: Emil Janel, Axel Petersson (Döderhultarn), H.S. "Andy" Anderson, Herman Rosell, the...

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