February 2019 DIY Class Calendar

Next time you get a compliment on your accessories, you can say, “I made that myself!” with these classes. With locations scattered around the Twin Cities, do-it-yourself classes provide a fun way to make...

ROAM Hosts Event Celebrating Neal Peterson’s Urban Photo Collages

Images courtesy Neal Peterson Roaming is an activity Neal Peterson embraces wholeheartedly. Possessed of many passions—Buddhist and Hindu art, photography, maps, graphic design, and, of course, travel—Peterson combines them all in his series “Urban Mandalas,”...

10 Dates for Valentine’s Day

Let’s face it: Planning dates for Valentine’s Day can be tough. What should you do? Where should you go? Will my significant other even want to do this? Maybe you’re in a fresh relationship...

Sales + Events: Jan. 28–Feb. 3 features an indoor farmer’s market, house plant help,...

The Top 5 Vessels: Contemporary Danish Ceramics Combine Nordic American folk art with contemporary Danish ceramics and the result is "Vessels"—Norway House's first gallery of 2019. See re-imagined works by Michael Geertsen, Morten Løbner Espersen, and Mike...

Inspiration: Indoors & Out

If you’re planning a new home improvement project or just looking for some fresh inspiration, don’t miss out on the local home shows happening this month. Hosted by Marketplace Events, each of these exhibitions...

Sales + Events: Jan. 21-27 features art galleries, exhibitions, and the St. Paul Winter...

“How Can We Help Bees?” The University of Minnesota’s Bee Squad explains. Head to The Museum of Russian Art for a night of eye-opening education inspired by their new exhibition “Inside the Beehive.” Tuesday, 6:30-8...

Creations in Clay: Two Ceramics Exhibitions Celebrate Creative Innovation

Images of Ruth Crane pottery courtesy of Goldstein Museum of Design This month, two ceramics exhibitions open in the Twin Cities that, with tremendous depth and breadth, demonstrate the passions that drive artists who innovate...

Sales + Events: Jan. 14-20 features a home expo, vintage market, and a sloth...

The Top 5 Annual ASID Business Meeting The Minnesota chapter of ASID (American Society of Interior Designers) hosts their annual (and public!) business meeting to discuss chapter activities, business, and other happenings, news, and exciting events...

Sales + Events: Jan. 7-13 features tattoo, taproom, and intaglio art

The Top 5 raw: Opening Reception Minnesota Center for Book Arts (MCBA) is a nonprofit visual arts center that celebrates letterpress printing, bookbinding, hand paper-making, and paper marbling—in other words, anything (and everything) to do with...

“A Different View” Looks at Habitat From The Bee’s Perspective

Images courtesy Jodi Reeb The fate of our pollinators, and thus the world’s entire food system, has become an issue that many artists are taking up with fervor: How to express the need for thriving...
Hands working on new modern colorful mosaic at workshop.

January 2019 DIY Class Calendar

Make-and-take, do-it-yourself classes were the bee’s knees of 2018, and as we transition into the new year, we don’t see the trend going anywhere anytime soon. Here’s why: They’re the perfect opportunity to take a...
Lady artist at work painting a large acrylic artwork

Sales + Events: Dec. 31–Jan. 6 features a remodeling expo, how-to classes, and four...

The Top 5 First Thursday’s at Northrup King Building During the first Thursday of each month, explore four floors of incredible art created by painters, sculptors, printmakers, photographers, ceramists, textile and fiber artists, jewelers, furniture showrooms,...