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. […]

Art Events: July 7 – July 10, 2016

Posted by on Jul 7, 2016 in Events
Art Events: July 7 – July 10, 2016

Local Art Events Following the holiday, there are numerous new art shows opening this weekend. With lots of local talent to be showcased, be sure to check out Rosalux Gallery, Highpoint Printmaking, Gamut Gallery, as well as several others. Below is a snapshot of some of the weekend’s highlights.   Pattern Recognition Friday, July 8th […]

CANvas Uptown

Posted by on Jul 5, 2016 in Corporate Art Force
CANvas Uptown

Image Source: CANvas Uptown. CANvas Uptown is community event and fundraiser that supports local businesses and creativity. Over the past few weeks, Minneapolis businesses and artists were invited to design and decorate one-gallon paint cans. Each business could design up to three cans, each representing their business in a creative manner. The businesses and their […]

Art Events: June 30 – July 3, 2016

Posted by on Jun 30, 2016 in Events
Art Events: June 30 – July 3, 2016

Twin Cities Art Events ArtPlusOne: Silvana LaCreta Ravena – Veronique Wantz Gallery Image Source: Veronique Wantz Gallery. Thursday, June 30th, 5:00-8:00pm ArtPlusOne is a continuing series at The Veronica Wantz Gallery this summer, with the next event taking place this evening. The series combines artworks from the gallery with a guest artistic format that aims […]

Art Force Gives Back: Simpson Housing Services

Posted by on Jun 17, 2016 in Community Fund
Art Force Gives Back: Simpson Housing Services

Community Building Giving back to the community is always a priority at Art Force. To help us do so, we created the Community Fund, where $1 from every work sold is contributed to a local charity or cause. We have supported a wide range of organizations over the past few years, including several food shelves, […]

Art Events: June 16-19, 2016

Posted by on Jun 16, 2016 in Events
Art Events: June 16-19, 2016

It’s a major weekend for the art world, as the leading figures of contemporary art will flock to Switzerland for the 47th Art Basel. Locally, Minnesotans will be heading down to the mighty Mississippi for the Stone Arch Bridge Festival, while also checking out some notable gallery exhibitions. Local Art Events Stone Arch Bridge Festival […]

Art Events: June 9-12, 2016

Posted by on Jun 9, 2016 in Events, Mural Art, Public Art
Art Events: June 9-12, 2016

Although there are several art openings throughout the Twin Cities this weekend, the headlining art event is Northern Spark, which will celebrate local, public art while raising awareness about climate change. Looking nationally, Cindy Sherman has a major museum exhibition in Los Angeles, and internationally, the Montreal MURAL Festival begins its 10 day urban art […]

In Hotels, Art Makes A Difference

Posted by on Jun 7, 2016 in Corporate Art Force
In Hotels, Art Makes A Difference

Art makes a difference. Have you ever walked into a hotel room, looked around only to see bare walls, or worse, thrift store paintings? The art hanging in the room makes a difference. It establishes a tone. It creates an atmosphere. It adds an organic element. To the art appreciator, the experience is conscious and […]

Art Events: June 2-6, 2016

Posted by on Jun 2, 2016 in Events
Art Events: June 2-6, 2016

This weekend’s local art events include a Minneapolis favorite, ARTCRANK, as well as a new photography exhibit, and a forum on creative sustainability. Plus, Kent Fine Art opens On Painting, and LOOP Barcelona kicks off its 13th edition. Local Altered Esthetics: Brilliant Light Friday June 3rd, 5:00-7:00pm Opening this weekend at Altered Esthetics is a […]

Art-A-Whirl 2016: Recap

Posted by on May 25, 2016 in Events
Art-A-Whirl 2016: Recap

Art-A-Whirl round #21 took place this past weekend, leaving the city of Minneapolis in an art coma. Tens of thousands of visitors poured into the Northeast Arts District, where over 500 artists exhibited their work at over 50 locations (did we mention it’s the largest event of its kind in the country?).  With more art to […]