Take a whirl through Bridgeland galleries, May 15–17

The Soap Factory will kick off its corner of Art-A-Whirl weekend with a reception for the 2009 Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD) Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition (a collaboration with MCAD and Soo Visual Arts) on Friday, May 15. The show itself runs May 1–17. Pictured: Brendan Leahy’s Rising Son

Photo by Brendan Leahy

Annual Northeast art crawl includes Bridgeland, Southeast spots

Art studios and galleries will open their doors to visitors for the annual Art-A-Whirl May 15–17. More than 500 artists will display their work in warehouses, galleries, homes, storefronts and cafés of the Northeast community and beyond. Art will include paintings, music, photography, glass blowing, pottery and textile designs.

Official Art-A-Whirl hours are Friday, May 15, 5–10 p.m.; Saturday, May 16, noon–8 p.m.; Sunday, May 17, noon–5 p.m. For more information, visit www.nemaa.org.

Bridge locations include:

The Soap Factory
518 SE Second St.

2010 ARTBLOK
2010 E. Hennepin Ave.

Leads4Growth
1901 E. Hennepin Ave.

Fisk building
1681 E. Hennepin Ave.

Gallery 122 at Hang It, Inc.
122 SE Eighth St.

Oxman’s Twin City Luggage
620 Central Ave. SE

Artistic Indulgence
302 E. Hennepin Ave.

Red Stag Supper Club
509 First Ave. NE

Gallery at Fox Tax
503 First Ave. NE

Gardens of Salonica
19 NE Fifth St.

West Photo
21 University Ave. NE

St. Anthony Place

Marvin Gardens Gallery

last revised: May 11, 2009