To celebrate the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden's 25th anniversary, Walker Art Center has created custom mini-boxes of Cheerios featuring the iconic Spoonbridge and Cherry to hand out during this month's First Free Saturday event. See also: Best of the Twin Cities: Minneapolis Sculpture Garden
On Tuesday morning, Andrew Moore gestured over his lawn, pointing at the latest addition to his ever-evolving sculpture yard.Past the toilet warning against "Shitty Hall," behind the baby doll painted in homage to Trayvon Martin, were fresh orange letters: "Minneapolis City Council and City Inspecti ... More >>
Just weeks after Reuters published its hilariously sad write-up about reporter Mark Meadows' weekend in Minneapolis, the Wall Street Journal dispatched correspondent Matthew Kronsberg for the same purpose.SEE ALSO: North Dakota Capitol reporters repeatedly warned about wearing revealing clothing And ... More >>
The Saint Paul Winter Carnival has been a Twin Cities favorite since 1886, when legend has it that the event began after some thought the city seemed uninhabitable and boring during the winter. Since then, the festival has developed a huge following, with events including the crowing of the Fire ... More >>
Courtesy of Ice OccasionsA Chris Swarbrick masterpieceHave you hung out at the Ice Bar at the Chambers or admired ice carvings at local weddings, festivals, or corporate events? Then no doubt you've enjoyed the work of Chris Swarbrick, master ice carver and all-around chill guy. In 1998, he was s ... More >>
Walker Art CenterPicnicking days are coming to a close, but here's one of your last opportunities: Walker Art's Open Field is hosting a picnic Friday, September 3, from 6 to 8 p.m. This year they've added a grill to the sculpture garden and smartly stocked it with food, beer, wine, and ma ... More >>
Deborah DavisIs that a vagina on that beaver's stomach?Is that a vagina on that beaver's belly?At least 20 passersby on the Bemidji Sculpture Walk certainly thought so, and they called City Hall to complain.That led to City Manager John Chattin removing the offending beaver.Now some are crying ce ... More >>
There's more to do than take photographs of the Spoon Cherry the next time you visit the Sculpture Garden. Bring your cell phones and get ready for an interactive scavenger hunt.
It's like our own Wizard of Oz, but not quite as awesome.
The local ladies show their love for First Ave's star-studded wall.
Check out this video of the D-team covering Heart.
After getting a fresh new coat of red paint, the Walker will plop that sucker right back where it belongs.
The cherry atop the Walker Art Center's sculpture garden spoonbridge is getting a fresh coat of bright red paint starting Monday.
Mari Newman, you may recall, is the southwest Minneapolis artist who ran afoul of the city after turning her lawn into a sculpture garden. In August, the city hauled off a couple shopping carts, two bicycles, a chandelier and other items after Newman ignored requests to remove them.
Sculpture, sunshine, and soul-sustaining sandwiches in Seward
The art center loses its fourth staff member in two months Is there quitting juice in the Walker water? Less than two months after the new building opened its doors, four staff members have abruptly thrown in the towel. First, senior curator Philippe Vergne left in May to head up a new museum in P ... More >>
With Hallelujah, choreographer Liz Lerman gives thanks to the beauty of chaos and disorder
Artists and city planners are shopping for a new home for a north-side landmark
While some monumental artists starve, Jason Barnett carves out a creative niche in the figurine business
A purloined sculpture of Henrik Ibsen is finally on the verge of returning to Como Park
The Guthrie's search for new digs casts the company in a Minneapolis development drama
Choreographer Bill T. Jones focuses on form and aesthetics
Rough-and-ready art at the Franconia Sculpture Park