Fans of Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel (this year's NEA Big Read in the St. Croix Valley book selection) won't want to miss this interpretation of the book's Museum of Civilization. The museum "considers how memory can impact survival in a post-apocalyptic world," according to the Art Reach St. Croix website. Read more about Museum of Civilization at St. Croix Falls
Arts & Performance
Anthony Kearns, one of the three Irish Tenors that travels the world sharing his smooth, lyrical and beautiful sounds, will sing with the St. Croix Valley Symphony Orchestra. Tickets available through the Phipps Center for the Arts, 715.386.8409. Read more about Anthony Kearns and the St. Croix Valley Symphony Orchestra
The annual art opener studio tour offers art lovers an outstanding opportunity to visit an eclectic mix of diverse artists’ studios nestled in the scenic St. Croix Valley. Featuring fine art and contemporary craft, this unique tour includes studios extending from Afton and Stillwater, Minn. to Hudson, Wis. Visitors of all ages are invited to meet and share conversations with artists working in a variety of mediums. Read more about Art Opener St. Croix Valley Studio Tour
Wander through the unique lofts and studios of St. Paul’s very own artists. Showcasing more than 300 artists in 32 buildings across the lowertown and downtown neighborhoods, this weekend is sure to channel your inner creativity. Put on by the St. Paul Art Collective, the crawl has been celebrating nearly 40 years of unique artistry through education and preservation of art in culture in the greater Twin Cities area. Read more about St. Paul Art Crawl
Director Jerry Zaks and Broadway star Betty Buckley bring this revived musical comedy back to life at the Orpheum Theatre. Already winning four Tony awards, this updated classic show is a must-see for musical fanatics young and old. Ages 5+. Read more about "Hello Dolly" at the Orpheum
Abstract art is non-representational, meaning the artist creates something that feels right without it being explained. The Minnetonka Center for the Arts presents a month-long exhibit from Midwestern abstract artists. What does it all mean? Decide for yourself!
All Ages. Free.
Exhibit opens 9 a.m. Mon.—Sat.
952.473.7361 ext.160 Read more about ABSTRACT at the Minnetonka Center for the Arts
Hundreds of films from over 70 countries around the world come together every year for the MSP International Film Festival. Some works are from veteran filmmakers and well-known actors, some are quirky independent projects and some you might not find anywhere else. Times vary. See website for schedule and locations. Read more about MSP International Film Festival
Learn about the process of craft making and get inspired by more than 230 of the best jewelry, clothing, furniture and home décor artists from across the nation. See live demonstrations and participate in hands-on activities from a variety of local artisans and vendors. Read more about American Craft Show
In a technologically dominated era, The Body Electric explores the themes of real versus virtual through a variety of visual mediums curated by an international group of artists. Explore how digital media and visual technologies change our perceptions of our bodies and manipulate how we view the environment around us. All ages. Prices vary. Read more about The Body Electric Art Exhibit