MINNEAPOLIS INSTITUTE OF ARTS
Visit one of the most significant examples of Prairie School architecture in the country.
The house is open to the public the second weekend of each month and special Holiday Traditions tours are given throughout the holiday season.
Admission is $5 for adults; $4 for students and seniors; and free to MIA members and children 12 and under. become a member »
For reservations and more information call 612-870-3131, or 888-642-2787 (ext.3131), or stop by the Information Desk at The Minneapolis Institute of Arts.
September 22, 2018 to September 23, 2018
The 19th Annual Twin Cities Arts & Crafts 20th Century Design Show and Sale is the largest event in the Midwest showcasing mission furniture and accessories of the American Arts and Crafts Movement (1890 - 1920). Dealers are also encouraged to now bring other items from other 20th Century movements including Art Moderne, Art Deco and Mid Century. It will be held at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds in the Progress Center Building on Saturday September 22nd and Sunday September 23rd, 2018. You'll find furniture, metalwork, pottery, textiles, art and lighting; everything from Stickley, Limbert, Roycroft, Rookwood and the esteemed Minneapolis Handicraft Guild. High quality reproductions will be for sale as well. Many of the nation's leading dealers will be on hand to answer questions and advise on how to decorate your home.
"The Handicraft Guild of Minneapolis"
Any Minnesotan familiar with the Arts & Crafts movement
should be aware of the Handicraft
Minneapolis. The teaching and training group, which existed
from about 1905 to 1918, was
headquartered in a building still standing in downtown
Minneapolis. The Handicraft Guild
some exquisite examples of craft and artwork and promoted a
values system that still
The Handicraft Guild of Minneapolis emerged in the early 20th
century as the heart of
Minnesota’s Arts &
Crafts Movement, but its origins are rooted much earlier in the
cultural life of Minnesota’s
Supporters of the arts in Minnesota at the turn of the century
believed that art schools were
important initially than the development of art museums and
collections. Schools, it was
establish the community’s commitment to art and bring a
growing, ever changing pool of
ideas to the area.
The Handicraft Guild of Minneapolis profited from this
philosophy, evolving from a number of
artistic associations to be formally incorporated in 1905.
Through its success in furthering
relation between the Theory and Practice of Art,” the Guild
artists, lecturers, and students, including painter Grant Wood
tilemaker Ernest A.
Wanted: Great Bungalows!
(And other bungalow-era houses)
Twin Cities Bungalow Club
Spring home tour
Do you have a great bungalow or other early 20th century house
especially proud of?
Do you appreciate other homeowners who put their houses on
tours so that you
can benefit from their ideas and enthusiasm?
Then you just may be the perfect candidate for the Twin Cities
Club’s house tour.
If you’re willing to open
your house for one day to a group of deeply appreciative guests,
let us know. For
more information, contact us by email (firstname.lastname@example.org),
(612-724-5816) or mail:
Twin Cities Bungalow Club
3547 24th Avenue S.
Minneapolis, MN 55406
Digital photos or prints are always appreciated! ||
We are conveniently located on Snelling Avenue in St. Paul, in
the heart of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St Paul, MN. If
you are looking to sell any Stickley era antiques or accessories or
need an antique appraisal, please give us a call or email us
some photos.For those situations where reproduction or
contemporary options are desired, we offer only the highest
quality pieces by current makers designed and created in the
Arts and Crafts tradition. We offer mission furniture by Hile
Studios, and accessories by, Motawi Tile, The Arts & Crafts Press,
Door Pottery, Arts & Crafts Period textiles, and more. Our goal is
to be a comprehensive resource for the Bungalow homeowner,
and or Arts & Crafts contemporary and antique collector, and to
provide the highest value to our customers in the Stickley
furniture and other merchandise and services we offer.