Two roses are specifically centered around kids: "Painting the Roses Red" by Kimberly McCracken is outside the Roseville Library and has a coloring activity integrated into the library's summer programming, and "The Value of Education" by Cora Hays brings awareness to the Kids in Need Foundation's school supply drive. Roseville in Bloom is a public art series happening this summer.

Public Art Is Blooming in Roseville and Beyond

The seven-foot-tall roses popping up around the city are just some of the many public art pieces you can visit in the metro
Headshot of IllumiNative founder Crystal Echo Hawk

New Art Fund Amplifies Local Indigenous Voices

Nonprofit IllumiNative is helping five Minneapolis artists call for justice
Mural in honor of George Floyd by artist Jose Dominguez.

Minnesota Artists Pay Tribute to George Floyd Through Public Art

Jose Dominguez is among the many local artists who have created pieces to honor Floyd
In the wake of George Floyd's death, New Dawn Theatre Co. has put together a film to bring the community together called "A Breath for George." Photo by Regina Marie Williams

New Film “A Breath for George” Screens Outdoors for Free

The film by New Dawn Theatre Co. will grace the sides of Twin Cities buildings June 14-21, featuring local artists
The list of names painted on Chicago Avenue keeps growing as more people send names

This Minneapolis Street Is a Growing List of People Killed by Police

Artist Mari Hernandez has painted names on Chicago Avenue, a block from George Floyd's Killing
A preview photo of "The Spy," the opening film of the 2020 Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival.

Around the World in 50 Films with MSPIFF

Clear your Netflix schedule: The virtual Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival takes place May 15-23

Q&A: New Director Katie Luber Guides Mia Through a Pandemic

Plus, more on the museum’s virtual experiences, new partnerships, and future exhibits
Art-a-Whirl ordinarily takes place in northeast Minneapolis. For its 25th anniversary, it's going online.

Twin Cities Art Festivals to Experience Online

Take in Art-A-Whirl and the St. Paul Art Crawl in spite of the COVID-19 pandemic
Artist Ann Wood recreates flowers, insects, fruits, vegetables, and other earthly items using handcut paper and mixed media

Woodlucker’s Paper Botanicals Are Full of Life

Every detail matters in Minneapolis artist Ann Wood’s entrancing body of work—from flower petals to seeds
Screenshot from "Amazing Grace" trailer/YouTube

Paisley Park Kicks off Concert Film Series

Featuring Stax Records, Aretha Franklin, and Dave Chappelle