Minneapolis Art Events: August 25-28, 2016

Posted by on Aug 25, 2016 in Events
Minneapolis Art Events: August 25-28, 2016

 Minneapolis Art Events Kei Gratton: Silent Golden Thursday, August 25th 5:00-8:00pm Image Source: Veronique Wantz Gallery. Veronique Wantz Gallery presents a solo show of paintings by Kei Gratton which explores an internal space that exists somewhere between the seen and the unseen. Her paintings invite the viewer to enter into an interior dialogue that does […]

The Benefits of Art in Early Childhood

Posted by on Aug 24, 2016 in education
The Benefits of Art in Early Childhood

Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up. Picasso nailed it when describing the creative potential of children. Every child is born with a naturally creative and inquisitive spirit; however, this often fades as a child grows up. We are now realizing that harnessing and nurturing […]

Mural Monday: Bordalo II in Estonia

Posted by on Aug 22, 2016 in Mural Art, Public Art
Mural Monday: Bordalo II in Estonia

Mural Monday It’s the beginning of a new week, meaning we are back again with a Mural Monday post. Bordalo II recently completed a three-dimensional mural in Tallin, Estonia that depicts a large squirrel enjoying a little snack.

Twin Cities Art Events: August 19-21

Posted by on Aug 18, 2016 in Events
Twin Cities Art Events: August 19-21

Twin Cities Art Events This weekend, exhibition openings and closings are happening in both of the Twin Cities. Solo shows and group exhibitions will be on view, highlighting a wide range of work.  Plus, the MIA hosts its monthly Third Thursday, which will showcases the theme of nature -appropriate for these last weeks of summer. […]

Mural Monday: Elian in Kiev

Posted by on Aug 15, 2016 in Mural Art, Public Art
Mural Monday: Elian in Kiev

Mural Monday in Kiev Argentinian artist, Elian Chali, recently painted a mural on a secondary school in Kiev. Titled Slight Presence in Transparency, Elian created the work of public art as a part of the Mural Social Club Festival. Known for his abstract murals composed of large swaths of bright, solid colors, Slight Presence in […]

Twin Cities Art Events: August 13-14, 2016

Posted by on Aug 11, 2016 in Events
Twin Cities Art Events: August 13-14, 2016

Twin Cities Art Events This weekend hosts several art events across Minneapolis and St. Paul. Several exhibition openings and a summer festival are what’s on the agenda, always with a little something for everybody. Creative Combustion: Exhibition & Book Release August 11, 7:00-11:00pm Exhibited at Gamut Gallery, Ilya Natarius selected 18 creative individuals to trace […]

Innovation in Corporate Art: Seattle & Portland

Posted by on Aug 11, 2016 in Corporate Art Force
Innovation in Corporate Art: Seattle & Portland

Seattle, Washington: Seattle, a city nestled between Puget Sound and the astonishing lake Washington, finds its home in the northwest side of the northwest region of the United States. Living in the Emerald City comes with many perks: Access to great state and national parks, seafood, a thriving music culture, a highly educated community, and […]

Mural Monday: Olympics Art Install by JR

Posted by on Aug 8, 2016 in Mural Art, Public Art
Mural Monday: Olympics Art Install by JR

Olympics Art in Rio de Janeiro It’s the start of a new week, so let’s kick it off with a rather timely work of public art. In honor of the Olympic Games opening last week, artist JR completed two giant installations in Rio de Janeiro. Although these pieces are not exactly murals, they function in […]

How Teen Programs in Art Museums Affect Career Outcomes

Posted by on Aug 5, 2016 in education
How Teen Programs in Art Museums Affect Career Outcomes

A recent study analyzed the way in which intensive teen programs at art museums had effects, if any, on the students in the long-term. The study looked to hundreds of program alumni from museums across the United States, noting the participants’ continued engagement with the arts, professional development, civic engagement, and leadership skills. Room to […]

Art Events: August 4 -7, 2016

Posted by on Aug 4, 2016 in Corporate Art Force, Events
Art Events: August 4 -7, 2016

Minneapolis Art Events Summertime is all about the art fairs with two of the Twin Cities’ biggest – Uptown and Powderhorn – taking place this weekend. The Casket Arts Building is throwing a party for its last First Thursday of the summer, and SooCAV is celebrating 15 years. The Summer Shindig August 4th 5:00-10:00pm Casket […]