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Weisman Art Museum
The Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum is located on the University of Minnesota campus in Minneapolis. A teaching museum for the university since 1934, the museum was designed by Frank Gehry. Often called a "modern art museum," the 25,000+ image collection has large collections of Marsden Hartley, Alfred Maurer, Charles Biederman, Native American Mimbres pottery, and traditional Korean furniture.
Weisman Art Museum
Walker Art Museum - Spoonbridge & Cherry
The centerpiece of the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden is the Spoonbridge and Cherry (1985–1988) fountain designed by husband and wife Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen.
Walker Art Museum - Spoonbridge & Cherry
Dakota Jazz Club
The Dakota Jazz Club and Restaurant is a jazz club in Twin Cities, Minnesota. The club opened in 1985 at Bandana Square in St. Paul as a restaurant with local jazz in the bar. In 1988, the programming expanded to national artists with performances by McCoy Tyner and Ahmad Jamal. In 2003, the Dakota moved to downtown Minneapolis on Nicollet Mall.
Dakota Jazz Club
IndiaFest
IndiaFest celebrates the rich heritage, traditions, diversity and culture of India. The festival has performances by internationally acclaimed Asian Indian dance groups based in Minnesota, as well as delectable Indian cuisine from local restaurants, foot-tapping live Bollywood music, exhibits, cultural displays and Indian bazaar.
Indian woman dancer
Minneapolis Institute of the Arts
The Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia), is a fine art museum located in Minneapolis, on a campus that covers nearly 8 acres (32,000 m²). Mia does not charge an entrance fee, except for special exhibitions, and allows photography of its permanent collection for personal or scholarly use only.
arts institute interior
Mall of America
Mall of America (commonly, locally known as "MOA") is a shopping mall located in Bloomington (a suburb of the Twin Cities). Opened in 1992, it is the second largest mall in North America in terms of leaseable space, the largest mall in the United States in terms of total floor area (including Nickelodeon Universe), and the twelfth largest in the world.
Mall of America
Big Island Rendezvous
Experience the fur trade period in the Voyageur encampment, Native American Tipi tours, the Scottish Clann Tartan, New Ulm Battery, and many Early American crafts such as woodworking, blacksmiths, and candle making just to name a few. Purchase period wares, taste authentic cuisine, and experience the sights and sounds of history.
Big Island Rendezvous Event
Minnesota State Fair
The Minnesota State Fair, known as "The Great Minnesota Get-Together," is the largest state fair in the United States by average daily attendance. It is also the second-largest state fair in the U.S. by total attendance, trailing only the State Fair of Texas, which runs twice as long as the Minnesota State Fair. Residents of the state and region come to the fair to be entertained, exhibit their best livestock, show off their abilities in a variety of fields including art and cooking, learn about new products and services, and eat many different types of food—often on a stick.
state fair Ferris wheel
Guthrie Theatre
The Guthrie Theater, founded in 1963, is a center for theater performance, production, education, and professional training in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The concept of the theater was born in 1959 in a series of discussions between Sir Tyrone Guthrie, Oliver Rea and Peter Zeisler. Disenchanted with Broadway, they intended to form a theater with a resident acting company, to perform classic plays in rotating repertory, while maintaining the highest professional standards.
Guthrie Theatre
Minnesota Renaissance Festival
The Minnesota Renaissance Festival is a Renaissance fair, an interactive outdoor event which focuses on recreating the look and feel of a fictional 16th Century "England-like" fantasy kingdom. It operates during weekends from mid-August until the final week in September on a site near the Minnesota River in Shakopee, a suburb of the Twin Cities.
Minnesota Renaissance Festival Knights
Ordway Center for the Performing Arts
The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts is located in downtown Saint Paul, Minnesota and hosts a variety of performing arts, such as touring Broadway musicals, orchestra, opera, and cultural performers. It serves as a home to several local arts organizations, including the Minnesota Opera, The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, and The Schubert Club. James Rocco is currently the center's Vice President and Producing Artistic Director.
Ordway Center
Fitzgerald Theater
The Fitzgerald Theater is the home of American Public Media's Live from Here, (formerly named A Prairie Home Companion). It was one of many theaters built by the Shubert Theatre Corporation, and was designed by noted Chicago architectural firm Marshall and Fox, architects of several theaters for the Shuberts. The theater was renamed in 1994 after St. Paul native F. Scott Fitzgerald.
Fitzgerald Theater
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