Virtual Community Festivals

Mia works with partners to offer creative activities at community festivals. Now you can participate in some of the activities online!

Email communityarts@artsmia.org with questions or to share images of your finished artworks.

Explore the Virtual Festivals

Día de los Muertos

This year, for the health and safety of our community, Día de los Muertos will be a virtual experience. In continued collaboration with our partner Centro Tyrone Guzman, we are honoring the occasion with a variety of videos and other interactive elements located here and on Centro’s website. We hope you and your family will join us in exploring the history, symbolism, and art behind this meaningful holiday.

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Owámni Falling Water Festival

Owámni means “falling water” in the Dakota language. For the past 7 years, our partners at the Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board have co-hosted a free and family-friendly event that celebrates Indigenous Minnesota culture with music, art, and more. This year during the month of November, the Owamni Festival offers online opportunities for people to learn more about Dakhóta and other Indigenous cultures along the Mississippi River.

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Mde Maka Ska Canoe Nations Virtual Gathering

Join us to explore how “Water Connects us All” at Nawayee/Center School’s 12th annual Mde Maka Ska Canoe Nations Virtual Gathering this year online.

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Lake Harriet Kite Festival

Kites of all shapes, sizes, colors, and themes fly over frozen Lake Harriet/Bdé Umáŋ each winter. Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board, East Harriet and Linden Hills neighborhoods host an annual winter celebration of this playful pastime.

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