Experience the Northeast Minneapolis Arts District While Downtown at the “First Thursdays” Event at Minneapolis Visitor Information
Minneapolis (April 26, 2018) – Minneapolis Visitor Information on Nicollet is bringing the rich arts culture of the Northeast Minneapolis Arts District to downtown for its monthly “First Thursdays” event. On May 3, watch live demonstrations by painter Tracy Frizzell and polymer clay artist Layl McDill between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Visitors can also enter to win Theater Latte Da tickets, get information about the arts district, sample a decadent taste of “Nordeast,” and more.
During the upcoming First Thursdays event, guests will have an opportunity to learn about Minneapolis’ official arts district neighborhood from representatives from Northeast Minneapolis Art District. Complimentary Salted Almond Butter Chocolate mini donuts from Sleepy V’s Donut Bar will be available (one per person), while supplies last. Plus, customers will receive a 10 percent discount on all Love from Minneapolis merchandise all day.
When: Thursday, May 3, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Where: 505 Nicollet Mall, Suite 100, directly across from the METRO Nicollet station
Who: Artists Tracy Frizzell and Layl McDill and neighborhood representatives
- Live art demonstrations
- Free donuts while supplies last
- 10 percent discount* on store merchandise all day
- Register to win two tickets to Northeast’s own Theater Latte Da
- Northeast Minneapolis Arts District representatives answer all your questions about experiencing the culturally rich district
- Northeast Minneapolis Arts Association representatives will be onsite to provide information about the upcoming Art-A-Whirl, May 18-20
First Thursdays are held each month to encourage residents, employees of downtown businesses and visitors to learn more about Minneapolis Visitor Information and its partners, Love from Minneapolis and Move Minneapolis, as well as highlight community organizations and events. Minneapolis Visitor Information is located at 505 Nicollet, Suite 100, directly across from the Nicollet METRO station.
For more information on First Thursdays events, go here.
*Promotion cannot be combined with other discounts.
ABOUT MINNEAPOLIS VISITOR INFORMATION ON NICOLLET: SHOP. MOVE. FIND.
Minneapolis Visitor Information includes three services in one convenient location on Nicollet at 5th Street:
Shop: Love From Minneapolis offers Minneapolis- and Minnesota-themed apparel, art, specialty foods, souvenirs and gifts, including many made by local artisans. Products are also available at: https://lovefromcompanies.com/....
Move: Move Minneapolis (formerly the Commuter Connection) provides services to commuters, carpool information, transit passes, schedules and maps, MnPass and bicycling commuting information and accessories. Visitors seeking help with transit options should make this their first stop downtown.
Find: Meet Minneapolis staff is available to answer questions, share visitor maps and provide suggestions about things to do in Minneapolis and the surrounding area. The Visitor Information Center in the Minneapolis Convention Center also is available to provide similar information to visitors and convention attendees.
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