Shows and Galleries


Tattersall distilling 1620 Central Ave ne #150 Minneapolis, MN 55413

Saturday, May 19, noon - 8pm

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.

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Edina Art Fair
50th and france, Edina, MN

Friday, June 1 - Sunday, June 3

The 52nd Annual Edina Art Fair is from June 1 - 3, 2018. 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. 
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Downtown Lacrosse, WI

Saturday June 9, 10am- 5pm

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.
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Stone Arch Bridge Festival
Main st ne 55414

Saturday, June 16, 10am- 7pm
Sunday, June 17, 10am- 5pm

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

Saturday, July 28, 10am-6pm
Sunday, July 29, 10am-5pm

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

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Powderhorn art fair
Powderhorn Park, Minneapolis, MN 55407

Saturday, August 4, 10am- 6pm
Sunday, August 5, 10am- 5pm

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.

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Class: Drawing From Life
Artistry, 1800 W Old Shakopee Rd, Minneapolis, MN 55431

Mondays, September 10th - October 15th, 1:00 pm- 3:30 pm

In this class for students of all levels, enjoy the world of hard pastels and hone your skill in drawing from life through still life and landscape drawings. Students will practice the fundamentals of drawing including line, form, and texture while learning techniques that are helpful when drawing from life.
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 Class: Drawing Through Mia
Mia, 3400 3rd ave south, Minneapolis, MN 55404

Mondays, October 29th - December 3rd, 10:00 am- 12:30 pm

Have you ever wanted to sketch works by great artists from a variety of times and cultures but not known where to start? In this class students will explore art through time and space as they 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.
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Class: Drawing with pastel
Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
in the Oswald Visitor center

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Explore the versatility of chalk pastels while learning how to draw an adorable Ruby-throated Hummingbird. Whether you are familiar with chalk pastel or you have never picked up a pastel in your life, this class will provide you with helpful techniques to explore this beautiful medium. For more information and to register for class go to

the 25th 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

Gifts in the Gallery
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