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Experience the first children’s museum exhibit based on Disney Junior’s award-winning series, Doc McStuffins. Join the magical storytelling as you help Doc and her friends in the new McStuffins Toy Hospital! Open through May 7 on the 4th floor of Minnesota Children's Museum. Doc McStuffins: The Exhibit is produced by The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis and presented by Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health. Disney character live appearances are not part of the exhibit. © DisneyFind out more »
In this Secret Life of Objects, our curators bring together artists who imagine the life of a ceramic object beyond the pedestal through drawing, collage, and film. The Secret Life of Objects will share the most compelling clay work crossing material boundaries and will draw in new audiences to engage in the role of voyeuristic observer. The representational object, presented in a frozen moment, will be re-presented through various narrative devices—a non-traditional approach to interrupt our process of perception. Artist…Find out more »
About the Program: Gao Hong, leading player of the Pipa, the Chinese pear-shaped lute, and Issam Rafea, a master of the Oud, the Arabic lute, perform a concert of new, improvised works About the Artists: The Issam Rafea and Gao Hong duo performs live improvisations blending Chinese and Arabic techniques. Songlines Magazine in the U.K. called their collaboration “…engaging, deeply contemplative, and culturally resonant.” Each performance is a once-in-a-lifetime experience, and audiences have the opportunity to witness singular creations that…Find out more »
In partnership with the African American Interpretive Center of Minnesota (AAICM), Minnesota Museum of American Art presents "Outer Experiences: Black Life in Rural and Suburban Minnesota." This exhibition explores the experience of being Black outside of the Twin Cities and is based on AAICM’s eponymous digital collection featuring interviews that amplify the voices of Black Minnesotans and the history that connects them to their home. This is an outdoor exhibition in the M's window galleries on Robert and 4th streets.Find out more »
"Exploring the Transitory", a SPOTLIGHT exhibition of new paintings and drawings by Holly Newton Swift, opens March 13th at Groveland Gallery. A native of Illinois, Swift received her MFA from the Art Institute of Chicago and moved to Minnesota in 1996. Swift’s work can be found in public and private collections throughout the region. Abstract and loosely painted on a framework of geometry, Swift’s work knits together scenes of the rugged northern Minnesota wilderness, primarily the North Shore. The paintings…Find out more »
Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of Untying Time, an exhibit of new prints and sculptures by Dan & Lee Ross. For over 44 years Dan and Lee Ross have worked side by side designing and creating sculpture and prints. Their home and studio is located in Hovland, Minnesota, a small town on the North Shore of Lake Superior. The Ross’s are known for their use of simplified, geometric forms, earthy colors and rich materials. Living in northern…Find out more »
Accordo is a string ensemble composed of present and former principal string players of the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra and Minnesota Orchestra. The group has been named “Best Chamber Ensemble” by the Minneapolis Star Tribune and “the dream team of chamber music” by Minnesota Monthly. Program: C.P.E. Bach: Sonata in C Minor Wq. 65/31 Beethoven: Piano Trio Opus 1, No. 3 Intermission Kurtag: Tre Pezzi for Violin and Piano Opus 14e Mozart: Piano Quartet in E flat, K 493Find out more »
Recorded April 2017 Clara Osowski and Jeffrey Van perform "A Ring of Birds," Van's wistful 2009 song cycle for voice with guitar featuring texts by Walt Whitman, Stephen Crane, William Wordsworth, Alfred Lord Tennyson, and Amy Lowell.Find out more »
North Loop’s neighborhood sports bar, Thr3 Jack will celebrate the 2021 Masters Tournament this April. Specials are available for guests in the restaurant as well as those that book private bays. In the main restaurant, the event will be streamed across 10 big-screen TVs throughout the tournament, April 5-11. Guests are invited to participate in a ‘longest putt contest,’ featuring a 100-foot putting green throughout the restaurant. Guests that sink a hole in one will win a $100 gift card.…Find out more »
April brings the opportunity to celebrate five local artists with a collective experience spanning over a century and 1000s of students. There is a strength in artistic voice in each of their bodies of work matched only by their ongoing generosity in service to the community of clay. This month, we’ll also highlight their ceramic jewelry offerings, as well as those of several other gallery artists, that offer personal adornment ranging from delicate to brazen to sensible.Find out more »
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