Arts & Culture

If you’re looking to be immersed in culture and creativity, you’ll find plenty to do in the Twin Cities.  Minneapolis, St. Paul, and the surrounding suburbs are home to a number of world-class museums, theaters, and performing venues, making it a premier destination for lovers of the arts.   

The Walker Art Center features the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, the largest urban sculpture garden in the country.  The Minneapolis Institute of Arts offers free admission for a budget-friendly experience enabling people of all ages to gaze upon works of art from decades past to the more recent present.  You can also find entertainment and information about Minnesota’s rich history by checking out educational sites like the Minnesota History Center and Historic Fort Snelling.

A theatrical hotspot with more theater seats per capita than anywhere outside of New York City, the Twin Cities are home to the oldest continuously running theater, the Old Log Theater, as well as the largest dinner theater, the Chanhassen Dinner Theater.  You can further satisfy your need for stage drama, comedy, and musical performances, by taking in a show at the world-renowned Guthrie Theater or the historic Orpheum Theatre.  These venues, and many more, host a consistently wide variety of acts such as classical plays, Broadway touring productions, international recording artists, and local favorites like the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, the Minnesota Opera, the James Sewell Ballet, and local up-and-coming bands