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Getting Around Art-A-Whirl
Find info on free Metro Transit passes, Arts District Trolleys, parking locations, accessibility, and more for Art-A-Whirl May 19-21, 2023.
Free Metro Transit Passes · Quincy Street Closure · Art-A-Whirl Trolleys · Accessible Locations · Parking Options · For Bikes
Free Metro Transit Passes
Quincy Street Closure
The Quincy Street closure will take place leading up to and during the hours of Art-A-Whirl. This closure for safety purposes: to keep motorized vehicles and pedestrians from interacting too closely.
Hard Closures (no cars beyond this point):
- Q.arma Building – 1224 Quincy St NE. No car access to Quincy Hall Parking lot.
- Solar Arts Building – 711 15th Ave NE. Resident access to the alley only.
- 14th & Van Buren. Access to Northrup King Building Parking lot only.
Soft Closures: (only parking lot access)
- 14th Ave NE & Central Ave. Access to Northrup King Building and Timber & Tie Apartments (private) only.
- 15th & Monroe. Resident access to the alley only.
Quincy St & Broadway. Access to paid parking at Highlight Center Only. No street parking on Quincy St NE.
Sponsored by the NE Lions Club, these free Trolleys will run during Art-A-Whirl hours. A loop through the Northeast Minneapolis Arts District takes roughly 30 minutes, with a trolley visiting a stop every 10-15 minutes. 3 Trolleys will run on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
Art-A-Whirl Trolley Hours
- Friday, May 19th: 5-10pm
- Saturday, May 20th: Noon-8pm
- Sunday, May 21st: Noon-5pm
Trolley Stop Locations
- Grain Belt Bottling House (79 13th Ave NE)
- FOOD BUILDING (1401 Marshall St NE)
- 18th Ave NE & Marshall St NE
- California Building (2205 California St NE)
- Holland Arts WEST Building (607 22nd Ave NE)
- St. Mary’s Orthodox Cathedral (1701 5th St NE)
- Casket Arts Building (681 17th Ave NE)
- Jackson (Jac) Flats (901 18 1/2 Ave NE)
- Thorp Building (1618 Central Ave NE)
- Northrup King Building (Corner of14th Ave NE & Central Ave NE)
- Waterbury Building (1121 Jackson St NE)
- Bleeding Hearts Studio (1135 6th St NE)
- Rogue Buddha Gallery (357 13th Ave NE)
- 2nd St NE & 13th Ave NE
The studio buildings listed below include accessible parking space, ramps, elevators, and restrooms.
- A-Mill Artist Lofts, 315 SE Main St. 612-339-1034
- California Building, 2205 California St NE, 612-788-5551
- Grain Belt Bottling House, 79 13th Ave NE, 612-331-9012
- Jackson (Jac) Flats, 901 18-1/2 Ave NE, 651-644-9600
- Northrup King Building, 1500 Jackson St NE, 612-363-5612
- Solar Arts Building, 711 15th Ave NE, 763-234-5069
- Waterbury Building, 1121 Jackson St NE, 952-890-5400
Accessibility of locations is reported by building management and not exhaustive or indicating full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Persons with chemical sensitivity should note that fragrances from fresh paint and other construction materials will be evident in many studios. Please contact buildings or location directly to determine accessibility or layouts of their buildings or studios.
Other Parking Options
Parking locations can be viewed on the Art-A-Whirl Map.
- Grain Belt
- California Building
- East Side Neighborhood Services
- St. Mary’s Orthodox Cathedral
- Solar Arts Building
- Sociable Cider Werks
- 2010 Artblok
Bike racks are located throughout NE, but there will be three large station of bike racks at:
- BŪCH Fermentary & Taproom (1121 Quincy St NE)
- Indeed Brewing Co. (711 15th Ave NE)
- Bauhaus Brew Labs (1315 Tyler St NE)