Minneapolis Arts Commission

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2013

    Hennepin County painted over Midtown Greenway mural

    Earlier today, Hennepin County came clean as the entity responsible for painting over the Midtown Greenway mural near Sunrise Cyclery.THE BACKSTORY: Somebody whitewashed Midtown Greenway mural [PHOTOS]In fact, the only reason the mural wasn't totally whitewashed is because workers ran out of paint. ... More >>

  • Arts

    December 26, 2012

    2012 Artists of the Year

    From poets and directors to comedians and dancers, the Twin Cities are teeming with creativity

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2010

    Intermedia Arts, Tarnish & Gold hosting free panel discussions on music and the arts this week

    ​Two Minneapolis art galleries will host two different locally rooted panel discussions about music, art, and community involvement this week. Tonight at Intermedia Arts, MNOriginal and the Minneapolis Arts Commission will host an interactive discussion on "Minnesota Identity and the Arts" from ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 24, 2010
  • Blogs

    August 19, 2010

    Sid Hartman, bronzed, will rank with Father Hennepin and Mary Tyler Moore

    Sid Hartman: Picture this man bronzed​Sid Hartman, the 90-year-old eminence grise of Twin Cities sports scribbling, is about to gaze out on Target Field in perpetuity -- in bronze. The Minneapolis Arts Commission gave a green light to a statue of Hartman last night. All it needs now is forma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2010

    Tim Gihring will eat your art

    Lucy Lyon​You may know Tim Gihring from his ever-present byline in Minnesota Monthly, thanks to his role as arts editor, a position he's held since 2003 at the local lifestyle magazine. Or you might recognize his name from the Minneapolis Arts Commission, where he's served as chair in 2009 (an ... More >>

  • News

    March 15, 2000

    Hell on Wheels

    From small-town Lois Lane to south Minneapolis waitress to city-hall power broker: Lisa McDonald has come a long way. Now is she ready to go full throttle?

  • News

    February 23, 2000

    Theater of the Absurd

    When the Shubert inched down Hennepin Avenue a year ago, Minneapolis politicos promised a bright future for the historic theater. They didn't mention stingy legislators, taxpayer bailouts, or the specter of the wrecking ball.

  • Arts

    July 28, 1999

    For Art's Sake!

    What takes seven years to build, costs nearly $600,000, and looks like a boondoggle?