Category Archives: Art Exhibits

California Dreamin’ – Win a Trip to California!

California Dreamin raffle ticket artwork

Win Two Tickets to Paradise!

Be a big winner at the California Dreamin’ art crawl on November 13 (5-10 PM) and November 14 (Noon to 8 PM). How? By winning a raffle for two round trip tickets to California.

Raffle tickets will be sold only at the event. Bottineau Neighborhood Association (BNA), the raffle’s sponsor, will also be selling beer and wine in the California Building lobby during the California Dreamin’ open studio event with proceeds benefiting Eastside Environmental Quality of Life (EEQL) and BNA. Beer & Wine sales are sponsored by Fulton Brewery, River Liquor Store and The Sample Room.

  • One prize of a $1000.00 gift certificate for Sun Country Airlines will be awarded to the winner
  • Drawing will be held on Saturday November 14, 2015 at 8:15 PM at 2205 California St NE Minneapolis MN 55418
  • You must be 18 or older to purchase a ticket or win prize


Call for Art: Northeast Art Calendar

The deadline for art submissions for the 5th Annual Northeast Arts Calendar is October 8th at 6 PM. The calendar is produced and distributed by the Northeast Community Development Corporation (NECDC). Artists should send in works that represent one or more of the 14 Northeast Neighborhoods with an address or clearly defined location that inspired the work. (See map at bottom). Neighborhoods include:  St. Anthony West, St. Anthony East, Beltrami, Mid-City Industrial, Northeast Park, Logan Park, Sheridan, Bottineau, Holland, Windom Park, Audubon Park, Waite Park, Columbia Park, and Marshall Terrace.

Artists will be paid $50.00 per each work selected and the artist’s work that is chosen for the calendar’s cover will be paid $250.00. Artwork must be formatted in 300 dpi and submitted electronically to [email protected]. Click here for a printable flyer (pdf).

New this year:  Northeast Neighborhood residents, artists and business owners are encouraged to attend the art selection open house at East Side Neighborhood Services (1700 2nd St NE) on October 15th from 6:00 – 8:00 PM.  Highest ranked artworks will be used in the calendar. Snacks and beverages provided.

Call 612-801-7834 regarding submissions for event.

Northeast map - NECDC

Wintertide: Biennial Juried Art Exhibit

Wintertide 2015







Wintertide: Biennial Juried Art Exhibition
Inaugural Debut in 2015
Presented by NEMAA in Partnership with Public Functionary

Northeast Minneapolis Arts Association (NEMAA) and Public Functionary proudly present the inaugural Wintertide, with major support from Cedarwoods Foundation. Wintertide will be a competitive juried art exhibition which highlights regional NEMAA artists who produce remarkable, quality artwork.

Join us at the our opening reception on January 24, when artists will be presented with $10,500 in cash awards selected by guest judges. Be the first to sneak a peak of this unforgettable exhibit while enjoying live music and craft beer from nearby 612Brew.

Come celebrate the bounty of outstanding artwork that NEMAA artists have to offer – a bright light in Northeast during the coldest time of the year.

Location: Public Functionary
1400 12th Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413

Dates & Hours:
January 24, 2014 – February 7, 2015
Opening Reception/Prizes Awarded: Saturday, January 24, 7pm-11pm
Gallery Hours: Thursday 12pm-6pm / Friday 12pm-6pm / Saturday 12pm-6pm

2015 Jurors

  • Jean Bevier, Professor Dominican University
  • Leslie Hammons, Director, Weinstein Gallery
  • Peter Remes, CEO, First & First
  • Christina Schmid, Art Critic, Professor University of Minnesota
  • Tricia Khutoretsky (2nd round juror), Director/Curator, Public Functionary

Fourth Annual Somali Photo Exhibit

MN 6 I Group’s Fourth Annual Somali Photo Exhibit
Another Minnesota Family in the Neighborhood

Date: 12-13-14
Time: 4-9pm
Place: Bottineau Commons Community Room, 1808 University Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55418

This year’s event features the work of Somali photographers and photo journalists Mohamed Barre and Mohamoud Hussain,who document daily life in the Somali community of Northeast Minneapolis. Doing so, they provide a vivid exploration of the ever-changing cultural landscape of Minnesota, as deeply reflected in the lives of Somali immigrants.

The exhibit is free of charge and will take place on Saturday, December 13, from 4-9 p.m. in the Community Room of Bottineau Commons (1808 University Ave. NE, Minneapolis, MN, 55418).


For more information, please contact Mohamed Barre @ 612-703-8639 | [email protected]

Presented by
Mohamed Barre (MN 6 I Group)
Mohamoud Hussain (Isma-Images)

Sponsored by
MN 6 I Group and of MN
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