Celebrate the Worldwide Day of Botanical Art with with the opening reception of "Out of the Woods," a national traveling art exhibition celebrating trees in public gardens. The event will also feature demonstrations and tours by artists from the Minnesota School of Botanical Art and a presentation by Director of Exhibitions for the American Society of Botanical Artists Carol Woodin.
Arts & Performance
Artist Patrick Dougherty and a team of Arboretum volunteers will create a unique art installation on Scarecrow Hill. Once completed, the installation will be on display at the Arboretum for the next 1-2 years.
The building process will be viewable at Scarecrow Hill daily from 8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m.
The Arts Consortium of Carver County will celebrate Poetry Month and the 2019 Poetry Contest winners at Writers Read Poetry. The theme of the evening is "Minnesota: Our Home." Winners, honorable mentions and others will read their poems. The Arts Consortium says they may have a standing-room only crowd for this event!
Hear live music from Tim Cheesebrow, Billy Johnson and Ben Cook Feltz and Mother Banjo at Flying Dutchman Spirits in Eden Prairie.
Andrew Golish of Trace West will present at the American Craft Show, showing some of his latest wood work. Attendees can visit more than 230 of the best jewelry, clothing, furniture and home decor artists in the country. See live demonstrations and hands-on activities.
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.
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+.
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.