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Address: 1500 Jackson St. N.E, Minneapolis, MN 55413
Phone Number: 612 363 5612
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Northrup King Building

Located in NE Minneapolis off of Central Ave. This building has the mass majority of artists featured during artist week "Northeast Tours of artists" Fun to go through and see all... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Brooklyn Center, Minnesota
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Brooklyn Center, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Located in NE Minneapolis off of Central Ave. This building has the mass majority of artists featured during artist week "Northeast Tours of artists" Fun to go through and see all the different artwork and people.

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Minneapolis
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119 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every city and town and small town trying to drum up some tourist trade has an art crawl, art day, art hike, art-o-whirl, art attack where you freely wander around galleries and sometimes huge old honking warehouses (like Northrup King) that are thick with studios of artists of every ilk and, depending on the artists' viability, cookies, cheese & crackers,... More 

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indy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There were a wide range of styles and abilities from inexperienced to polished. If we didn't like one room we'd move on and find one we did. The artist with kinetic sculptures was one of our favorites.

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Thank tradIndy
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So many talented artists are packed in this space it is almost naughty. There is every genre and they have a first Thursday event that is spectacular. It is a part of town that is the called an artists district but it is also the multinational food district so there is TONS of really great food nearby. (This area could... More 

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Thank ProsperityHabit
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

One of the main venues for artist studios in Minneapolis' art district. It's especially fun during art-a-whirl in the Fall of the year. Many galleries are in this bu Lying as well as many, many more in the surrounding blocks.

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Thank Jim F
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The first Thursday of the month, many (but not all) galleries/studios are open to the public. The art runs the gamut from classical realistic painting to jewelry, felted wool, woven rugs and even a mid-century modern furniture venue. The best idea is to elevate to the top floor of the building and prowl each floor for treasures. Most studios have... More 

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Thank fififlies
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Cheap rent draws a full spectrum of people trying to get by while creating whatever their heart desires. Some serious artists in there are worth collecting; all are worthy of respect for their flat-out decision to give it a go.

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Thank DavePorter090
Isanti, Minnesota, USA via London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Nice variety of shops/studios most with the artists present. Good parking, easy to get to right off Central Ave. Personalized feel getting to meet the local artists in their own studios.

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Thank Coni G
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

Go to their website and check out their open house dates. Great time to visit with local artists and purchase locally.

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Thank Lynda53_11
Saint Paul, MN
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

An entire building of artists studios, the NKB is great way to view local contemporary art, and talk with the artists themselves! The NKB is close to lots of great bars and restaurants, as well. Come during Art-A-Whirl, a major art crawl event put on by the North East Minneapolis Artists' Association, and tour many of the other buildings in... More 

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