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Art-A-Whirl 2016 @ Water Bar


  • Water Bar & Public Studio 2516 Central Avenue Northeast Minneapolis, MN, 55418 United States (map)

We're excited to be open to the public during Art-A-Whirl 2016!

  • Friday, May 20: 5pm - 8pm
  • Saturday, May 21: 12pm - 8pm
  • Sunday, May 22: 12pm - 5pm 

For the past 21 years, the annual Art-A-Whirl festival has brought thousands of people out to visit artist studios and spaces in our northeast Minneapolis neighborhood. While we're still working out specific details, here's what we know:

We'll have the Water Bar up and running, with a roster of special guest bartenders in to talk about local water and the many experiences and issues it touches.

Works Progress and collaborators will be leading a screen printing demonstration. Visitors will have a chance to make and take a water drop poster home.

We'll have a pop-up artist market with posters, publications, and other art and design works for sale. If you're an artist and would like to sell work through the Water Bar during Art-A-Whirl, you can learn more here

Finally, we'll be offering a "tap water clinic" in partnership with local water resource groups. You'll be able to bring in a sample of tap water from your home or business, and we'll help you test it for lead and other contaminants, adding the results to our in-studio tap map.

Use the contact form on this site to send us a note if you'd like to get involved in our Art-A-Whirl program, or if you have other questions!