Northeast Minneapolis Arts District - The Arts at Work!

Welcome to the Arts District!
Mission: To catalyze the innovative spirit of artists through generative community arts development. The Arts District is an ecosystem of artists, arts organizations and businesses primarily in early 20th Century industrial buildings. While many artists...
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White Hawk in Whitney Biennial
Dyani White Hawk’s work ‘Wopila | Lineage’ involved 20 people from White Hawk’s community beading what reads from afar as geometric swaths of color. Close up, the 14-by 8-foot beaded rows shimmer with quillwork texture. The artist describes it in part...
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Guggenheim fellow Ta-coumba Aiken's solo show at Dreamsong gallery
A conversation with St. Paul artist Ta-coumba T. Aiken is a lot like taking in one of his paintings: Many layers and winding threads lead to findings that might shift as you further consider them. There’s a playfulness that also can manifest itself in...
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Seeking tools to preserve Arts District industry
The Arts District Land Trust Task force (a mix of Arts District board members and community members) is at the table helping the city of Minneapolis bring its zoning into alignment with the 2040 Comprehensive Plan. Our goal: To identify and develop tools...
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Research & art combine in Shoreham exhibit
The 230-acre train and trucking facility in Northeast, Shoreham Yards, has become the exposé piece of Minneapolis artist, Gudrun Lock, who wanted to discover what more there is to the depot than its current aged state. Her research of over two and a half...
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Two collectives join for mural at coop
Creatives After Curfew and Four Story Collective will join to paint a mural on the north side of the Eastside Food Co-op, painting live and in person throughout Art-A-Whirl weekend, May 20-21-22. It’s part of the Mural Central project, which invited proposals...
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