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Opening Celebration for 'It’s the People' Public Art Project

  • Hennepin Theatre Trust 900 Hennepin Avenue Minneapolis, MN, 55403 United States (map)

Join us to celebrate the launch of “It’s the People,” a project inspired by the people whose experiences and stories create the unique vibrancy of Hennepin Avenue. It features nine large-scale portraits created by renowned Minnesota artists and features the avenue’s regulars. The artwork centers on five themes: workforce, transportation, LGBT+, theatre and youth.

The banners will be displayed at these locations:

33 South 6th St (City Center) — Workforce by Jake Armour
710 Hennepin Ave (Pantages Theatre) — Transportation by Xavier Tavera
830 Hennepin Ave (The Saloon MN) — LGBT+ by Nancy Musinguzi
900 Hennepin Ave (Hennepin Theatre Trust) — Theatregoers by Maya Washington
10 S 10th St (FAIR School Downtown) — Youth by Wing Young Huie and FAIR School students

Come to the party to enjoy live art and hear from some of the artists, grab a map and see how “It’s the People” joins our existing murals and public art projects to help transform the places and spaces that make the Hennepin Theatre District a vibrant, welcoming and safe place. The event will feature music from Dj izzie p, performances from Blue Lady, Taja Will and ZAMYA Theater Project, an arts activity by Kara Faye Gregory, appetizers from Food Gallery Catering, a selfie booth, a cotton candy booth and more.

Later Event: June 14
Art Heals 2019