Claytopia 2019 Celebrates Ceramics and MacKenzie’s Mingei Movement

In preparation for the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts’ annual conference, held this year March 27-30 at the Minneapolis Convention Center, galleries throughout the Twin Cities have been mounting special exhibitions...

Event: Celebrating Local Makers

Photos courtesy Trace West and Judith+Rolfe When it comes to art, never underestimate the power of a gift. For Twin Cities business owners Andrew Golish of Trace West and Daphne Lee of Judith+Rolfe, it was...

Sales + Events: March 18-24 features the 14th Annual Home Improvement Fair

Escape the Minneapolis Convention Center crowd, avoid your downtown parking nightmares, and instead, check out Southwest Journal's 14th Annual Home Improvement Fair—complete with ample parking, personal space, and more than three dozen home experts...

Opening: New Plymouth Showroom

For those looking for kitchen and bathroom inspiration on the western side of the Twin Cities, stop by Select Surfaces’ shiny new showroom for the latest in concepts, designs, and products. Located just off...

The Solar Egg Invites Reflection at the American Swedish Institute

Images courtesy American Swedish Institute Behold, the egg has landed. Or been laid. And cracked to reveal the wonders inside. Oh, it’s so hard to stop! The Solar Egg’s arrival on the grounds of the...

“Engineered for Domestic Bliss” Brings Us Back-to-the-Future Chrome and Bakelite Housewares

Images courtesy Minneapolis Institute of Art Next time you’re wandering around downtown Minneapolis, whether on the bustling city streets or skyways, an exhibition in the César Pelli‎-designed Wells Fargo Center skyscraper is well worth a...

March 2019 DIY Class Calendar

We’re back and better than ever with another month of DIY class listings. In March, you can build a farmhouse-style clock at Carver Junk Co., pour paint at Socially Handcrafted, or learn beginner-level calligraphy...

Sales + Events: Mar. 5-11 Features Floral Design Paired with Yoga Classes and More

This week, enjoy petals and poses at Haute House Studio. Known for its stunning floral arrangements, the studio is trying something new. Starting March 7, it will host classes designed to share floral expertise...

Sales + Events: Feb. 25 to March 3 Features A New Interactive Chalk Art...

Allora & Calzadilla: Chalk With Chalk, Jennifer Allora and Guillermo Calzadilla have made their mark (literally) in Lima, Paris, Boston, New York City, and now, Minneapolis. You can make your own as well inside this interactive...

Sales + Events: Feb. 18-24 features Natalia Berglund’s solo art show at The Hive...

After a successful run at The Museum of Russian Art in Minneapolis and recent appearance at Los Angeles' LA Art Show, multidisciplinary visual artist Natalia Berglund isn't finished just yet. Her next stop is The...

Sales + Events: Feb. 12-17 features Textile Center’s Vintage Camp 2019 and more

As they celebrate 25 years, Textile Center is hosting Vintage Camp 2019—a jam-packed day of classes, trend talks, a raffle, silent auction, and all things vintage. For $85 (only $72 for members), you can enjoy...

Sales + Events: Feb. 4-10 features the opening reception of “Accumulation”

"Accumulation" Opening Reception Professor and ceramicist Monica Rudquist joins forces with Judy Onofrio, a mixed-media sculptor, to present their joint exhibition "Accumulation" at The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery in St. Paul. The exhibition is rooted in...