Arts | Entertainment

World-class museums. Breathtaking architecture. More theater seats per capita than any U.S. city outside New York. Minneapolis has become a premier destination for arts lovers.

Take in a show at the Guthrie Theater, one of the city's Tony Award-winning theaters. Discover new worlds at the The Science Museum of Minnesota. Take in the arias of Rossini at the Minnesota Opera. Or visit the Walker Art Center, hailed by Newsweek as "possibly the best contemporary art museum in the country."

Minneapolis is your ticket to groundbreaking art, architecture and performing arts.

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  • The American Swedish Institute is a historic museum in Minneapolis founded in 1929 that offers a variety of programs designed to celebrate Swedish heritage and contemporary Nordic arts and culture.
  • Loosen your tie and let the creative juices flow during an interactive event at this chic Uptown studio. Minneapolis's premier art and wine venue, Bottle and Bottega, provides all the materials and instruction you need to create wondrous works of art in a creative, comfortable environment. Make your mark on a blank canvas while chatting with your guests and channeling your inner artist, and walk out with a display-worthy canvas of color.
  • The Brave New Workshop has been performing original sketch comedy and improvisation longer than any other theatre in the US! Also offering custom corporate entertainment and training, unique event spaces, and improv classes.
  • The nation's largest professional dinner theatre features three separate theatres under one roof to enjoy spectacular Broadway musicals and comedies, served with delicious dinner.
  • The Tony Award-winning Children's Theatre Company creates extraordinary theatre experience that educate, challenge and inspire young people and their communities.
  • The Dakota's inspired menu of innovative regional Midwestern fare paired with the best jazz in the Twin Cities guarantees visitors come for the food, and stay for the music.
  • Visit Dave Buster's! Our Full Service Dining and Gaming Facility is the best in the industry! We have a complete Full Service restaurant, Bar, and Game Floor all under one roof! So come on down and experience 40,000 square feet of the most fun you can have in one place!
  • The Dinner Detective is America's LARGEST, award-winning interactive comedic murder mystery dinner show! Our high-energy, modern-day whodunit is combined with a full four-course meal.
  • The legendary concert venue in Minneapolis, MN. Your Downtown Danceteria since 1970. San Francisco has the Fillmore. New York has the Bowery. D.C. has the 9:30 Club. And Minneapolis has First Avenue and the 7th St Entry. Anyone who knows about music in this town will tell you that, for the last four+ decades, First Avenue has been integral to the Twin Cities' vibrant music scene. From the avant garde to the mainstream, First Avenue is a music club committed to fostering arts, music and entertainment excellence. There are a lot of people who care deeply about this club and have made it their lives. First Avenue is, quite simply, what a music club should be.
  • Founded by Sir Tyrone Guthrie and a core of visionary business people, the theater has grown over its three decades to become one of the most respected theaters in the nation.


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