Art in the Park
Conducted in close collaboration with the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board, Art in the Park provides free art programs for youth in the Minneapolis parks.
The Crossover: Basketball + Art
April 16-20, 4:30-6:30 pm
Whittier Park, 425 W. 26th St. Minneapolis, MN 55405
Students will explore the basic elements of art by creating a painting using a basketball backboard as a canvas. This 5-day class will be inspired by artworks in the Minneapolis Institute of Art’s collection and will be taught by artist Twin Cities aerosol art pioneer Peyton Scott Russell. Presented in partnership with the Minneapolis Institute of Art.
Register for this class at minneapolisparks.org or call 612-370-4966.
Lake Harriet Winter Kite Festival 2018
Join Mia artist on the frozen lake.
Water Is Life Posters 2017
Free; open to ages 9–12.
Let’s honor the importance of water in our lives with the help of Spirit Lake Dakota–artist Marlena Myles. Student artists will create posters using stencils, drawing inspiration from artworks found at Mia and from water itself.
The Crossover: Art + Basketball
October 23–27, 2017
Let’s use a basketball backboard as a canvas to explore the basic elements of art. Taught by artist Twin Cities aerosol-art pioneer Peyton Russell, this week-long class will be inspired by artworks in Mia’s collection. Presented in partnership with the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board.