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Franklin Art Works

1021 E. Franklin Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55404
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Franklin Art Works is a hidden gem in the Phillips neighborhood. After extensive renovation, it opened in 2000, in the former New Franklin Theater space. This gallery showcases countless diverse, contemporary works. Whether you are a fan of photography, printmaking, sculpture, or digital works, this austere space displays concepts beautifully. Franklin Art Works is open Tuesday through Saturday and admission is free.

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  • Franklin Art Works Closing Party
    Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at 4 a.m. by Jessica Armbruster

    It's been a great run in a cool location, but after more than 140 exhibitions, Franklin Art Works is moving out of the beautiful, historic movie-theater space it has called home for the past 13 years. The organization specializes in...

  • Franklin Art Works to sell space and relocate
    Thursday, July 18, 2013 at 12:47 p.m. by Jessica Armbruster

    After 13 years and over 140 exhibitions in the beautiful, historic movie-theater space, Franklin Art Works is moving on. Director Tim Peterson announced today via press release that the organization will be packing up at the end of ...

  • Pao Houa Her
    Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 4 a.m. by Jessica Armbruster

    For her first solo exhibition at Franklin Art Works, local artist Pao Houa Her captures various aspects of Hmong and Hmong-American culture with photography taken over the past year. Images include shots of family members relaxing t...


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