Seward Arts & Culture

Arts & Cultural Activities in the Seward Neighborhood — Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Vine Arts Center: New Art Exhibit Opens June 16

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EVERYTHING IS EVERYTHING ELSE

Art Works by Larry Nelson & Kerry Pennings

JUNE 16 – JULY 7, 2018

OPENING RECEPTION: June 16, 6:00 P.M. – 9:30 P.M. with live music by Quaking Bogge and Walkie Talkie

SHOCKING TRUTH REVEALED! Scientists have known it for decades, mystics for eons. Now, two artists deliver this truth through their combined artworks: EVERYTHING IS EVERYTHING ELSE! Come see what happens next …

The Vine Arts Center, a member-run art gallery, is located on the second floor in the Ivy Building for the Arts, 2637 27th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55406  (Click for Map)

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Check out Diane’s Ice Fishing House turned Art Studio

Diane Gamm is one of the individual artists opening her studio and home during the 2017 Winter Frolic. Stop by to check out her future backyard art studio, being transformed from an ice fishing house!  While you’re there, you can also see her latest eco printed textiles, plus pottery and photography while sipping a hot cider.

She’ll be open Sunday from 12-5 at 2217 32nd Avenue South.

See her Seward Winter Frolic Artist Page HERE.

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Voice to Vision at Vine Arts Center

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Voice to Vision: 
The Boat People of Vietnam & Latin American Activists
April 8 – April 29, 2017

Opening Reception : Saturday, April 15, 6-9 pm
Vietnamese Concert from 7:30-9 pm

Member Gallery : Kimchi Hoang “Journey to Nowhere”

Video Screening April 22, 4:00-5 pm: Documentary on Esther Winthrop
Greek Holocaust Survivor

“Boarded by pirates, caught in whirlpools, rescued by whales…”

These are a few of the painful, often poignant and profound memories and stories of Resilience and Resistance visually expressed by nine Vietnamese Boat People, in their collaboration with Voice to Vision artists. For this 9th exhibition by Voice to Vision, artists also joined with Latin American activists and recently deceased Greek Holocaust survivor Esther Winthrop, to create works of art addressing personal experiences of human rights issues and violations.

In conjunction with the exhibit, artist, musician, and composer Kimchi Hoang introduces her comprehensive work Journey to Nowhere;  a series of 12 paintings about Kimchi’s life before, during, and after the Vietnamese War. Ms. Hoang composes and performs original music to accompany her artwork, and will be performing at the opening reception on April 15.

Directed by David Feinberg and in cooperation with the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at the University of Minnesota, Voice to Vision partners survivors with artists to create works that express their memories and stories. Latin American activists who are addressing human rights issues and violations using a variety of creative, performance, and academic platforms have joined with Voice to Vision to include a preview of an exhibit headed for Bogota, Columbia that reflects their experiences. Voice to Vision will also premiere a documentary film of Esther Winthrop creating works of art based on her life experiences.

Kimchi Hoang will play music written for her artworks with ­­other musicians as accompaniment at the opening reception.

Regular Gallery Hours:

  • Thursday 5:30 – 6:45
  • Saturday 11:00 – 5:00

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Vine Arts Center
2637 27th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55406

Vine Arts Center in located in the
Ivy Building for the Arts.
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