Minneapolis (April 26, 2019) – Celebrate the showcase of the Northeast Minneapolis Arts District on May 2 at the Meet Minneapolis Visitor Center on Nicollet and 5th Street. Visitors will be able to sample free baklava (Greek pastry) from Holy Land and purchase original art from Minnesota Makers while meeting local artists Mercury Mosaics, Lintu Art and Studio 2 Ceramics between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. There will also be a chance to win a pair of Theater Latte Da tickets for a performance at the Ritz Theater in Northeast Minneapolis.
Mercury Mosaics, along with nearly 800 Northeast Minneapolis artists can also be found at more than 60 locations during this year’s Art-A-Whirl. The annual, three-day festival is filled with local art, live music, food and plenty of fun activities. Art-A-Whirl will take place May 17-19.
Details for the showcase at the Meet Minneapolis Visitor Center include:
When: Thursday, May 2, 2019, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Where: 505 Nicollet Mall, Suite 100, directly across from the METRO Nicollet station
What: Guests may:
- Celebrate the showcase of Northeast Minneapolis Arts District
- Eat free baklava samples from Holy Land
- Register to win a pair of tickets to Theater Latte Da (need not be present to win)
- Purchase local art available for sale from Minnesota Makers, the exclusive retailer for Meet Minneapolis Visitor Center
- Learn more about the Northeast Arts District from representatives
For more information and daily hours, visit www.minneapolis.org/visitor-information/
ABOUT MEET MINNEAPOLIS VISITOR CENTER
As part of Meet Minneapolis, Convention and Visitor Association, the Meet Minneapolis Visitor Center is the official visitor center for Minneapolis, located in the CenterPoint Energy building on Nicollet and 5th Street. Staff is available to answer questions, share visitor maps and resources 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.
Meet Minneapolis is a private, not-for-profit, member-based association. It actively promotes and sells the Minneapolis area as a destination for conventions and meetings, works to maximize the visitor experience and markets the city as a desirable tourist destination to maximize the economic benefit to the greater Minneapolis area. Meet Minneapolis is accredited by the Destination Marketing Accreditation Program (DMAP) of Destinations International.
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Kristen Montag, Meet Minneapolis Senior PR and Communications Manager, 612-767-8038, KristenM@minneapolis.org, @Minneapolis_PR on Twitter
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