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The creative community in Minneapolis is what it’s all about. From vibrant street art and intricate murals to world-class museums and renowned entertainment venues, Minneapolis is the place to be when it comes to arts and entertainment.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Arts

 

Minneapolis boasts one of the most thriving theater and arts scene in the nation. With touring Broadway shows, award-winning orchestras, and world-renowned museums, come see why we have a reputation as a premier arts center.

 

  • Walker Art Center

     

    Internationally renowned for its contemporary art and design exhibitions, as well as performances and screenings, the Walker Art Center is a cultural must. Located here is the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden featuring the iconic Spoonbridge and Cherry, the new Cardamom restaurant, and rooftop mini golf in the summer.

     

    Local Tip: Pack some snacks and spread a blanket right under the Spoonbridge and Cherry for one of the best spots to picnic and get your Insta-worthy photos.

  • Guthrie Theater

     

    Since 1963, this downtown Minneapolis theater has been bringing world-class stage productions to life. With impressive performances, educational workshops, and gorgeous views, this theater is a must-see.

     

    Local Tip: Open to the public Wed-Sun 11 AM – 6 PM, the Guthrie’s Endless Bridge is a gravity-defying walkway overlooking the Mississippi River and providing a patio with spectacular views of downtown. 

  • Minneapolis Orpheum Theater

     

    This historic Beaux-Arts theater has originated such classics as Victor/Victoria and The Lion King.

  • Weisman Art Museum Minneapolis

     

    This Frank Gehry-designed artistic haven is a leader in the world of modern art and a teaching museum for the University of Minnesota. This free museum made of shining stainless steel overlooks the Mississippi River.

  • Minneapolis Institute of Art

     

    As one of the most accessible museums, this free global art institute strives to inspire the community through the world’s diverse cultures and the power of art.

  • American Swedish Institute

     

    As a cultural center and museum, the American Swedish Institute immerses you into the world of Swedish customs. From heritage exhibits to art galleries to the historic Turnblad Mansion, this innovative institute connects all people as neighbors and global citizens.

  • Orchestra Hall

     

    The home of the Minnesota Orchestra, one of the country’s most renowned symphonic ensembles, is a must.

Arts

 

Minneapolis boasts one of the most thriving theater and arts scene in the nation. With touring Broadway shows, award-winning orchestras, and world-renowned museums, come see why we have a reputation as a premier arts center.

 

Walker Art Center

 

Internationally renowned for its contemporary art and design exhibitions, as well as performances and screenings, the Walker Art Center is a cultural must. Located here is the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden featuring the iconic Spoonbridge and Cherry, the new Cardamom restaurant, and rooftop mini golf in the summer.

 

Local Tip: Pack some snacks and spread a blanket right under the Spoonbridge and Cherry for one of the best spots to picnic and get your Insta-worthy photos.

Guthrie Theater

 

Since 1963, this downtown Minneapolis theater has been bringing world-class stage productions to life. With impressive performances, educational workshops, and gorgeous views, this theater is a must-see.

 

Local Tip: Open to the public Wed-Sun 11 AM – 6 PM, the Guthrie’s Endless Bridge is a gravity-defying walkway overlooking the Mississippi River and providing a patio with spectacular views of downtown. 

Orpheum Theatre

 

This historic Beaux-Arts theater has originated such classics as Victor/Victoria and The Lion King.

Weisman Art Museum

 

This Frank Gehry-designed artistic haven is a leader in the world of modern art and a teaching museum for the University of Minnesota. This free museum made of shining stainless steel overlooks the Mississippi River.

Minneapolis Institute of Art

 

As one of the most accessible museums, this free global art institute strives to inspire the community through the world’s diverse cultures and the power of art.

American Swedish Institute

 

As a cultural center and museum, the American Swedish Institute immerses you into the world of Swedish customs. From heritage exhibits to art galleries to the historic Turnblad Mansion, this innovative institute connects all people as neighbors and global citizens.

Orchestra Hall

 

The home of the Minnesota Orchestra, one of the country’s most renowned symphonic ensembles, is a must.

Spoonbridge and Cherry

Entertainment

 

With renowned venues, Minneapolis has it all for any sports or concert lover. From modern builds to historic charm, these venues are sure to impress. Come enjoy the excitement of it all at one of our many venues with countless events.

 

  • US Bank Stadium

     

    Home of the Minnesota Vikings, the US Bank Stadium is also host to major concerts and cultural happenings.

     

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  • Target Field

     

    The home of the Minnesota Twins located in the historic warehouse district of downtown Minneapolis.

  • Target Center Minneapolis

     

    This recently-renovated arena is home to the NBA’s Minnesota Timberwolves and Minnesota Lynx, and has hosted such musical greats Bob Dylan and Prince.

  • First Avenue

     

    One of the most iconic spots in Minneapolis and known for its deep ties to Prince, First Avenue is the epicenter of the vibrant music scene in Minneapolis.

     

    Local Tip: Get a photo in front of Prince’s star to be a true Minnesotan.

  • The Armory

     

    Only four blocks from Emery, the historic Armory has gone through a lot of changes over the years since its opening in 1935. Most recently, it has reopened as a host to all types of entertainment. 

  • The Fillmore

     

    As the newest venue around, The Fillmore, located in the North Loop, has made a name for itself already with top artists and entertainment groups.

Entertainment

 

With renowned venues, Minneapolis has it all for any sports or concert lover. From modern builds to historic charm, these venues are sure to impress. Come enjoy the excitement of it all at one of our many venues with countless events.

 

US Bank Stadium

 

Home of the Minnesota Vikings, the US Bank Stadium is also host to major concerts and cultural happenings.

 

Discover More

Target Field 

 

The home of the Minnesota Twins located in the historic warehouse district of downtown Minneapolis.

Target Center

 

This recently-renovated arena is home to the NBA’s Minnesota Timberwolves and Minnesota Lynx, and has hosted such musical greats Bob Dylan and Prince.

First Avenue

 

One of the most iconic spots in Minneapolis and known for its deep ties to Prince, First Avenue is the epicenter of the vibrant music scene in Minneapolis.

 

Local Tip: Get a photo in front of Prince’s star to be a true Minnesotan.

The Armory

 

Only four blocks from Emery, the historic Armory has gone through a lot of changes over the years since its opening in 1935. Most recently, it has reopened as a host to all types of entertainment. 

The Fillmore

 

As the newest venue around, The Fillmore, located in the North Loop, has made a name for itself already with top artists and entertainment groups.

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