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Art-A-Whirl® Weekend

May 17 – 19, 2024
Friday: 5pm – 10pm
Saturday: Noon – 8pm
Sunday: Noon – 5pm


Art-A-Whirl is the largest open studio tour in the country, which happens annually throughout Northeast Minneapolis the third weekend of May.

This will be the 29th year!

Over 1,200 NEMAA member artists, galleries, and businesses participate across all of Northeast Minneapolis at over 80 locations. Art-A-Whirl is a fantastic way to connect with artists in their own spaces, enjoy demonstrations and interactive activities, listen to live music, and enjoy local restaurants and breweries. Art-A-Whirl is free and open to the public.

New for 2023: Coloring Contest!

NEMAA artist Destiny Davison has created a coloring page for young artists. Submit entries in 3 age categories for prizes!

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Art-A-Whirl Visitor Survey

Take the Art-A-Whirl Visitors survey and be entered into a drawing for one of five $100 gift cards for Pryes Brewing.

Take the Survey

Support Art-A-Whirl & NEMAA

Your contributions support the production of Art-A-Whirl and help NEMAA provide services year round to a thriving and inclusive arts community.

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This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

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