Bachman’s is Mad for Plaid in 2018 Holiday Ideas House

Strolling through shops in search of seasonal home décor is a marvelous pastime, even if you’re not sure just where that sparkly object, vibrant ribbon, or lush batch of greenery is going to go....
Woman stocking shelves with pottery

Sales + Events: Nov. 6-11 features a trifecta of Top 3 trios

Top 3 Workshops Handwoven LAB Join Flax + Twine at LAB MPLS for a night of basket weaving. You’ll learn a twining technique to give you the freedom to create a handwoven rope bowl in any...

“Rams” Film Screening at the Walker Art Center

Remember Helvetica? The acclaimed documentary on graphic design, typography—in particular, the typeface for which the film was named—and visual culture? Filmmaker Gary Hustwit launched the design-documentary genre with Helvetica, which he followed-up with Objectified...

American Craft Council Partners with Amazon Handmade for Holiday Pop-Up

Photos courtesy American Craft Council Shop local on Amazon? This holiday season you can! The champion of craft, the Minneapolis-based American Craft Council, has partnered with the online retail giant’s craft component, Amazon Handmade, to...

LightHotel Moving Up North to New Off-Grid Getaway

Alchemy Architects’ innovative LightHotel, the one-room mobile hotel that’s been moving around the Twin Cities offering visitors a singular art/architecture experience, has been sold. Tom Puzak, an entrepreneur, former attorney, and mountain bike enthusiast,...
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Sales + Events: Oct. 30-Nov. 4 features holiday markets, art shows, and a how-to...

Jack Barkla Retrospective Show & Art Sale Never before has artist and set designer Jack Barkla sold his highly sought-after art—until now. Some of his very best (including pieces created during his tenure with Children’s...

NewStudio Gallery Launches in St. Paul’s Creative Enterprise Zone

When an architectural firm makes a big move to the metro’s most artistically fabulous and business-packed neighborhood, they’ll need to fit the bill. The St. Paul community, known as the Creative Enterprise Zone, is...
A pop-up shop with seasonal offerings at Minneapolis Holiday Boutique.

Merry Makers

Spread some holiday cheer with these pop-up shops and markets

Day of the Dead Celebrates the Dearly Departed

  As the Mexican celebration of El Dia de Los Muertos (the Day of the Dead) approaches, you’ll see the distinctive skeletons and skulls everywhere. But don’t confuse them with Halloween décor. Day of the...
handmade candles with lavender on textile background.

Sales + Events: Oct. 23-28 features water-themed art exhibits, a vintage shop hop, and...

Arhaus Dining Sale Purchase a dining table and score 50 percent off (yes, really!) regular-priced dining seating and storage items at Arhaus through October. This includes chairs, stools, benches, and banquettes and storage accessories like...

Sales + Events: Oct. 16-21 features a home improvement expo, vintage market, and creative...

The Top 5 Fall Antiques & Vintage Market Picture this: A biannual sale. An abundance of diverse dealers. Can’t-miss merch. That’s exactly what you’ll find (and then some) at this four-day antique and vintage market at...

Goldstein Museum of Design Debuts Three New Exhibitions

Now on view in the Goldstein Museum of Design’s (GMD) galleries are three exhibitions that explore several of the most relevant concerns in American culture today: education; sustainability and aesthetics, especially as they pertain...