Frontside 180: JXTA Arts turning vacant lot into a youth-designed art plaza and skatepark

At the corner of Emerson and Broadway in North Minneapolis lies a small vacant lot in an otherwise bustling neighborhood. Though it may look empty and idle, the site is actually in the midst of a radical metamorphosis from a gravel lot into a youth-designed art plaza and skatepark. Previously the home of youth arts organization Juxtaposition … [ Read more]

Luminary Loppet

Light up your night at the Luminary Loppet, returning to the Lake of the Isles. Walk, snowshoe, or ski along candlelit trails, while also enjoying multiple hot chocolate pit stops along with way. Plus, thanks to a Minnesota State Arts Board grant, the Luminary Loppet will feature three new elements—an ice forest, traveling illuminated penguin … [ Read more]

Your guide to all the public art

Ever wonder where you can go to see art around the Twin Cities, besides in a museum? Start Seeing Art has the answer for you. The website has made a Google map that outlines every public art installation (murals, sculpture, mosaic, etc.) around the Twin Cities, including information about each piece. Now that the weather is … [ Read more]