Notes Around the Arts District

by NE-AD Board of Directors


• The Northeast Minneapolis Arts District board congratulates Public Functionary, recipient of the remaining $1 million from Intermedia Arts. The organization is inviting collaboration at For more information, see their website and Facebook page.

• Northeast Minneapolis Arts Association continues to walk the transitional fine line between encouraging people to come in person/by appointment for Art-A-Whirl® May 14-16, and facilitating shopping online. See their ad on page 4 of the May 5 Northeaster newspaper for suggestions on how to navigate the gradual re-opening. And see the ads on the Arts Insights page (page 6 of the May 5 Northeaster) for individual buildings intentions.

• Northeast Minneapolis Arts District is proud to have received the go-ahead for an intern to work on our project of quantifying space in use for arts and other industries within the boundaries of the Arts District. We’ll likely have an introduction to make in next month’s Arts Insights. 

• The nearly 250 artists involved in the Airport Exhibits and anyone interested in seeing the high quality work can find images online at

Or you can view the slideshow on this site at your own pace, here.

A delegation of board members joined Sam Fuentes of the Airport Foundation on April 27 to check out the exhibits in context of the massive Minneapolis & Saint Paul International Airport. Fuentes conveyed that the exhibits have gotten excellent reviews from the Foundation staff.