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Art in the Park

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Conducted in close collaboration with the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board, Art in the Park provides a free summer program of youth workshops in the Minneapolis parks.

Art in the Park Youth Series: Full Circle

Ages 6 to 12
3 – 1.5 hour sessions 

Minneapolis Parks host Art in the Park, providing work space, registration, and student supervision. MIA staff will arrive with all materials, tools and inspiration needed to make art in the parks!

Registration required.  Click here to download a PDF of dates and locations.

Art in the Park Pop Up Studio: Circle Up

All Ages
1.5 hour session 

An art studio “pops up” in Minneapolis parks, providing a place to meet up with artists for a drop-in, hands-on art making experience. A Pop Up Studio may be inside or outside depending on the site and the weather.

Registration optional. Click here for a listing of dates and locations.

Art in the Park Festival Workshops

The Minneapolis Institute of Arts provides an art making experience at special events throughout the Minneapolis Parks.

Click here for a listing of dates and locations.

Art Out of the Box

Art Out of the Box provides art experiences tailored to specific locations, including Hennepin County Libraries and Children’s Hospitals of MN.

A Partnership with Hennepin County Libraries, Art Out of the Box is an art experience tailored for library settings.  Museum staff develop curriculum and train teen library staff to teach art classes to 2nd through 5th grade library patrons in the library setting.

Click here for a listing of dates and locations.

The Minneapolis Institute of Arts provides a program called Art Out of the Box for young hospital patients. Museum staff work with Hospital staff develop independent art activities to be delivered to the patients in their rooms.

Read more about the program at http://plinth.co/article/minneapolis-museum-of-art/