Art-A-Whirl is an open studio tour in Northeast Minneapolis. It’s a great opportunity to tour private artist studios and galleries, connect with the artists, and purchase original artwork. Over the last 23 years, it has become the largest open studio tour in the country. Art-A-Whirl takes place annually throughout Northeast Minneapolis, the third weekend of May.
This event is free and open to the public.
2018 Dates and Hours:
Friday, May 18th – 5:00-10:00 p.m.
View artwork of over 650 artists in every medium at more than 50 locations throughout Northeast Minneapolis, including studio buildings, art galleries, homes, storefronts, and local businesses. The artists’ open studio tours may include demonstrations, mini workshops, installations, and special exhibitions. Studio tours offer a great opportunity to ask questions, discuss techniques, experience art first-hand, and purchase unique artwork directly from the artists.
Saturday, May 19th – Noon-8:00 p.m.
Sunday, May 20th – Noon-5:00 p.m.
Art-A-Whirl gives you a unique opportunity to meet the artists who make our community so vibrant, and invest in our art community by purchasing artwork that you connect with. Art-A-Whirl also offers you several ways of becoming more involved in the local arts community.
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