Craft Culture: American Craft Council artists to watch

If the Twin Cities weren’t already considered a top arts community before 2010, with the area’s many galleries, major arts organizations, museums, and artist studios, then they most certainly were after. That was the year Minneapolis surpassed 11 other cities to become the official home of the American Craft Council (ACC), after the group chose … [ Read more]

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Collaboration of Craft Cultures: The Beer Dabbler at the American Craft Council Show in Saint Paul

The craft-culture movement could easily be mistaken as a new trend. In recent years, there has been no shortage of innovative men and women experimenting with ways to personalize and heighten every area of life, from food and beer to fashion and design. Trendy as it is, craft is nothing new. Nor is the celebration … [ Read more]

Show Us Your Craft: Ticket Giveaway to American Craft Council Show

We already know you’re a crafty bunch – now we want you to prove it to us.  The Growler is giving away two pairs of single-day tickets to the American Craft Council Show, April 10-12 at the St. Paul RiverCentre. To enter, follow @growlermag on Instagram, post a photo of your craft, whether that’s a pint … [ Read more]

Arts MN: TU Dance, Live Plays, and Mother’s Day

By Naomi Crocker Although I’m not usually one for holidays that don’t involve a federally mandated vacation day, I couldn’t help but highlight events this week that relate to Mothers’ Day. Specifically, the events reflect both qualities of and issues that were important to the various mothers (my own mother, aunts, grandmothers, friends’ moms, and … [ Read more]

Arts MN: A Dead Man’s Phone, Danish Dancing, and CRAFT Beer

By Naomi Crocker With the feud between winter and spring that has been taking place these past few weeks, one cannot help but consider transitions, conflict, and various other contrasting concepts. Fittingly, the events featured in this week’s Arts MN will help extend your thoughts on such notions by forcing you to ponder the changing … [ Read more]