Three Big Minneapolis Art Fairs, One Weekend

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This summer, three of the Twin Cities best art fairs take place on the first weekend in August!  The Uptown Art Fair runs from August 1st to 3rd and the Loring Park Art Festival as well as the Powderhorn Art Fair take place on  August 2nd and 3rd.

Image via Uptown Association

Image via Uptown Association

The Uptown Art Fair features artists in twelve various media including sculpture, painting, jewelry, ceramics, wood and more. The art fair is the second largest event in Minnesota, behind the Minnesota State Fair, and one of the largest juried fine art fairs in the country. Free to attend, visitors can browse the art on display along Hennepin Avenue and The Mall, purchase a piece and actually chat with the artists themselves. In between, enjoy food, a live performance stage, a youth art fair and more.  Friday 12-8pm, Saturday 10am-8pm, and Sunday 10am-5pm. Located at Lake St and Hennepin Ave in Uptown and “The Mall” in Southwest Minneapolis.

 

Image via MidwestLotus

Image via MidwestLotus

A wide variety of work at the Loring Park Art Festival will be on display, including painting, photography, printmaking, handmade paper, wood, jewelry, clay, sculpture, fiber, mixed media and glass from over 140 visual artists, as well as strolling musicians, scheduled stage performances, children’s activities and food booths. Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 10am-5pm. Located at the corner of Oak Grove St and Hennepin Ave, across from the Walker Art Center.

 

Image via Powderhorn Art Fair

Image via Powderhorn Art Fair

Powderhorn Art Fair, one of the finest juried regional art fairs in the country, celebrates artistic expression and community engagement. Set in a pastoral, 66-acre city park, Powderhorn Art Fair features 184 regional and national artists of varied disciplines, as well as a Community Showcase and Group Exhibitors from the Powderhorn area.  Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday 10am-5pm.  Powderhorn Park, 3400 15th Ave S,  Minneapolis, MN.

Information via Minneapolis.org

Posted Date:- May 7, 2014

Posted By:- Admin Author

Posted in:- Art, Attractions, Awards, Community, Entertainment, Featured


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