NEMAA Presents the 20th Annual Art-A-Whirl | Friday May 15, 2015 - Sunday, May 17, 2015

Presented by the Northeast Minneapolis Arts Association (NEMAA), Art-A-Whirl is an open studio tour in Northeast Minneapolis. It’s a great opportunity to tour private artist studios and galleries, connect with the artists, and purchase original artwork. Over the last 20 years, it has become the largest open studio tour in the country.

Art-A-Whirl takes place annually throughout Northeast Minneapolis, the third weekend of May. This event is free and open to the public.

Pick up an Artist Directory and Guide or download the 2015 Art-A-Whirl map

2015 Dates and Hours:

Friday, May 15th -  5:00-10:00 p.m.

Saturday,  May 16th -  Noon-8:00 p.m.

Sunday, May 17th -   Noon-5:00 p.m.

View Art-A-Whirl FAQ's and "How to Whirl" articles with suggestions on how to navigate the event.


View artwork within more than 60 locations throughout Northeast Minneapolis, including studio buildings, art galleries, homes, storefronts, businesses, and restaurants.

Plan your visit with NEMAA's Artist Directory and Guide, which includes information about the NEMAA artists, a map of Northeast Minneapolis and the Art-A-Whirl locations, a dining guide, and more. Pick up your free copy of the Artist Directory and Guide at the information booths during Art-A-Whirl, or starting in April at the California Building, Casket Arts Building, Keg House Arts Building, Northrup King Building, or Thorp Building in Northeast Minneapolis.


See the work of more than 500 artists in more than 20 mediums including clay, furniture, glass, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, and much more.

The artists’ open studio tours may include demonstrations, live performances, and large-scale exhibitions. Studio tours offer a great opportunity to ask questions, discuss techniques, experience art first-hand, and purchase unique artwork directly from the artists.


Art-A-Whirl gives you a unique opportunity to meet the artists who make our community so vibrant, and purchase artwork that you connect with. Art-A-Whirl also offers you several ways of becoming more involved in the local arts community.



Citywide 55418 Northeast Minneapolis , MN
Sunday, May 17, 2015 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
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