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Go Minneapolis Siganture Experiences

Go Minneapolis Signature Experiences are a collection of new and unique tours, performances, demonstrations and experiences perfect for groups to enjoy. Ranging from Outdoor Adventure to Arts & Culture, Go Minneapolis Signature Experiences offer exclusive and interactive ways to see all that Minneapolis has to offer.

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  • Minneapolis Institute of Art Groups
    Arts & Culture
    Minneapolis Institute of Arts
    A feast for the eyes - Highlights of the MIA's World-Class Collection

    Nourish your creativity, spirit, and imagination at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. Sample world cultures through an amazing menu of artworks. Let us tempt your artistic taste buds with visual delights from throughout time and around the globe. Learn the fascinating stories of these objects, the artists, and the emotions they evoke. We’ll serve up experiences you've never had in an art museum and make you hungry for more!

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    Average Time:
    90 Minutes
    Pricing: $20 per person
    Minimum: 15
    Maximum 30
    612-870-3140
  • Guthrie Theater Groups
    Arts & Culture
    Guthrie Theater
    Actors' Secrets for Powerful Presence

    Learn actors’ secrets for powerful presence and find your authentic voice.  Acquire the skills to engage your listeners, become more easily understood and create impact.  Led by one of the Guthrie Theater’s leading professional vocal coaches, you will learn techniques on vocal clarity, variety and how to relax under pressure. You will develop an amazing sense of awareness and presence that you can employ in everyday life!

    Average Time:
    90 Minutes
    $30 per person
    Minimum 10
    Maximum 48
    612-225-6172
  • Arts & Culture
    Walker Art Center
    Behind the Scenes: Collecting & Curating

    Step into the curator’s world at the Walker and explore collecting an artist in depth.  Gain understanding of the decisions and strategies employed by curators when taking a risk and collecting artists without a track record.  A Walker guide will escort you through the galleries to demystify the curator’s role and responsibilities and a curator will lead you through a behind-the-scenes experience a highlighting a single artist’s relationship to the Walker.  Then, you become the curator in the Art Lab during a collecting-inspired art experience.

    Average Time:
    2.5 hours
    $30 per person
    Minimum 10
    Maximum 20
    612-375-7609
  • Walker Art Center Groups
    Arts & Culture
    Walker Art Center
    Crash Course in Contemporary Art

    Encounter complexity and excitement in the everyday through the amazing works of art and the artists at the Walker.  Prime your mind with a TED-Talk-esque presentation that will introduce you to contemporary art.  Uncover definitions, explore strategies for appreciating the art and expand your artistic world view.  Explore how artists reflect life through their work.  Then, it’s your turn to create a work of art inspired by a real life event in the Art Lab.

    Average Time:
    2 hours
    $20 per person
    Minimum 10
    Maximum 30
    612-375-7609
  • Arts & Culture
    FOCI Minnesota Center For Glass Arts
    FOCI: Glass Demonstration

    Explore the history, principles and stories of glass, a substance used in everyday life in numerous ways. Meet the craftsmen and women of FOCI for a fun-filled experience demonstrating the properties of glass. Watch a gaffer create pieces from molten glass; discover the techniques for adding color and making unique objects. You will be amazed at the craftsmanship and skill at FOCI used to craft an array of glass items.

    Average Time:
    2 hours
    1-20 people $150; 21-40 people $300; 41-60 people $450

    7 days a week from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    612-623-3624
  • Group Glass Blowing
    Arts & Culture
    FOCI Minnesota Center For Glass Arts
    FOCI: Glass Discovery

    Join a professional glass artist at FOCI to discover the basic glass techniques to create a one of a kind take-away piece of glass. Learn how to gather from the furnace, add color and shape and mold a piece of glass to create your own masterpiece. Choose to make a paperweight, an ornament or a float. You will work under the supervision of an experienced gaffer who will act as your guide during this memorable hands-on workshop.

    Average Time:
    2 hours
    $85 per person
    Minimum 1
    Maximum 5

    7 days a week from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    612-623-3624
  • Arts & Culture
    American Swedish Institute
    Swedish Sensibilities In Art, Craft And Design: Where Tradition And Modern Meet

    Explore the American Swedish Institute to appreciate the elements of Art, Craft and Design that come together in a unique way. You will discover the artistic design features in the Turnblad Mansion while hearing the stories of the family and craftsmen. Tour the campus for a full experience, and go behind the scenes to visit the ASI collection and view several unique pieces. Then, you will try your hand at Swedish craft creating a memento of your visit.

    Average Time:
    2 hours
    $19 per person
    Minimum: 10
    Maximum: 40
    612-870-3344
  • Guthrie Theater Groups
    Arts & Culture
    Guthrie Theater
    The Art of Stage Combat

    Enter of a “contest of generosity” as you experience the unique art of stage combat.  Under the supervision of a professional stage combatant, you will learn the fun and basic techniques of choreography for a convincing slap, punch and choke. without hurting anyone.  This is an on-your-feet experience with safe guards and watchful instruction designed to ensure that no one gets hurt.  Come play!  It looks real, but it’s just theater!

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    Average Time:
    90 Minutes
    $30 per person
    Minimum 10
    Maximum 48
    612-225-6172
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