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Shows and Galleries

Edina Art Fair
50th and france, Edina, MN

Friday, May 31 - Sunday, June 2, 2019

The Edina Art Fair has grown to 250,000 visitors throughout the 3-day weekend, while displaying 280 artists diverse collection of art, entertainment, kids zone, craft beer gardens, gourmet food and more.

The Edina Art Fair is the first art fair of the summer and is rated one of the top 50 art festivals in the nation. The fair is held annually in the streets of 50th & France. 
Learn more at http://www.edinaartfair.com

Artspire
Downtown Lacrosse, WI

Saturday June 8th, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Artspire is an all-inclusive and free event that attracts, engages and connects our diverse community through meaningful arts experiences. It is a community arts celebration held in the Arts District and Downtown La Crosse, Wisconsin. Artspire combines visual, performing, literary arts, dance and more in a primarily outdoor setting and is designed to represent and engage all peoples and cultures in the La Crosse area.
Learn more at
https://artspire.thepumphouse.org

Stone Arch Bridge Festival
Main st ne 55414

Saturday, June 15- Sunday June 16, 2019

Learn more at http://www.stonearchbridgefestival.com

Powderhorn art fair
Powderhorn Park, Minneapolis, MN 55407

Saturday, August 3- Sunday, August 4, 2019

The best regionally juried art fair for nearly three decades takes place right in South Minneapolis in picture-perfect Powderhorn Park. It attracts artists from twenty-six states and 216 cities making it a local and regional favorite. 

The success of the fair comes from PPNA’s long-standing collaboration with the Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board; and a portion of proceeds support youth programming at Powderhorn Park.

Learn more at https://www.powderhornartfair.com/powderhorn-art-fair

CLASSES

Class: Drawing Through Mia
Minneapolis Institute of Art, 2400 3rd Ave S. Minneapolis, MN 55404

Fridays, March 22- April 12.

(All levels of experience) Have you ever wanted to learn more about the wealth of artwork and history contained within the walls of the Minneapolis Institute of art? Have you ever wanted to sketch works by great artists from different times and cultures but not known where to start? In this class students will explore art through time and space as we learn about and draw some of the masterpieces from Mia. In each class, students will receive a lecture on a specific piece of artwork, addressing what makes that piece beautiful and valuable, from the techniques and artist process, to the socio-economic and religious context. Students will then, with the guidance of the instructor, be free to draw from any piece of art in that room for the remainder of the class period. So bring your favorite drawing medium and your learning cap and get ready to experience some great art!

For those students who attended Drawing through Mia in 2018, this class will feature a brand new set of artwork.

Students should bring their own drawing materials (pencils and/or colored pencils) and a hard surface to work on.

Sign up at https://artistrymn.org/shop/index.php?l=product_detail&p=1414

Class: Drawing Animals With Hard Pastel
Artistry, 1800 W Old Shakopee Rd, Minneapolis, MN 55431

Fridays, May 3- May 31.

(All Levels of Experience) Our world is full of a fascinating array of beautiful and unimaginably diverse animals. From the bunchy roundness of a bunny to the graceful contours of a tropical bird, to the smooth, wet skin of a frog, variety in nature has for years provided artists with a plethora of opportunity to challenge their drawing skills while creating beautiful art that celebrates the wonders of the natural world. Develop new skills or hone existing ones in this class for students of all skill levels who want to learn more about how to create different textures and forms with hard pastel.

Sign up at https://artistrymn.org/shop/index.php?l=product_detail&p=1432

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Loring Park Art Festival
Loring Park 1382 Willow St, Minneapolis, MN 4403

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Since 2000, Loring Park Art Festival has combined creative expression and community connectedness to surprise and delight all who attend. With beautiful ponds and formal gardens, Loring Park makes an idyllic spot to celebrate art, music, food and friends for two days each summer in downtown Minneapolis.  

The event features 140 visual artists selling original work, with something for everyone. Visitors will encounter strolling musicians, scheduled stage performances, engaging children's activities and adventurous culinary options

http://www.loringparkartfestival.com/artists-bios/2018/4/10/ann-soylst

Learn more at http://www.loringparkartfestival.com/about

the 27th annual Women's Art Festival
Colin Powell Youth leadership center
2924 4th ave. s minneapolis, mn

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The mission of the Women’s Art Festival is to provide a welcoming place for women artists to show and sell their creations and to provide a fun and festive atmosphere for guests to shop, gather and enjoy community. Learn more at http://www.womensartfestival.com

Gifts in the Gallery
Artistry
1800 W Old shakopee Rd, bloomington, MN

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Visit the Inez Greenberg Gallery in December to find distinctive gifts for everyone on your shopping list. Gifts in the Gallery is a two-week boutique featuring a stunning array of items including silk scarves, jewelry, ceramics, blown glass, and much more–all handcrafted by over 60 local artists. Learn more at https://artistrymn.org/visual_arts/exhibitions.html