It’s that time of year again. Area arts organizations are preparing for holiday art exhibitions and sales. Here are four art sales taking place next month through Minneapolis-area organizations that promote and provide arts education:
North Hennepin Community College- Print, Ceramic, and Sculpture Show and Sale
This exhibition features artwork created by North Hennepin Community College students and provides the opportunity to purchase a unique gift in time for the holiday season. The show runs until December 9, 2010, with an open house taking place on Thursday, December 2nd from Noon until 8pm. This sale takes place at the Joseph Gazzuolo Fine Arts Gallery at North Hennepin Community College in Brooklyn Park, MN. Hours are Monday- Friday, 9am-3pm, or by appointment by calling 763-424-0779. Visit www.nhcc.edu for more information.
Bloomington Theatre and Art Center- Gifts In The Gallery
From December 8-22, visitors to the Inez Greenberg Gallery at the Bloomington Theatre and Art Center will be able to purchase one-of-a-kind artist-created gifts for the holiday season. Featured artists include work by BTAC art instructors Chris Kelly, Ernest Miller, and Rebecca McPeek, plus many more. On Wednesday, December 8th from 6-8pm, there will be a festive reception featuring music, light refreshments, cash bar, door prizes, and a chance to win a painting by renowned artist Bela Petheo. The Bloomington Theatre and Art Center is located at 1800 W. Old Shakopee Rd in Bloomington, MN. Visit www.bloomingtonartcenter.com for more information.
Northern Clay Center- 20th Annual Holiday Exhibition and Sale
Work by over sixty artists will be on display and on sale at the Northern Clay Center in Minneapolis, MN from now until January 2, 2011. On Sunday, December 5th, from 2-4pm, NCC will host a ‘Holiday Pot/Pourri’, an event featuring a mix of music, words, and images presented in an informal gathering. Northern Clay Center is located at 2424 Franklin Ave in Minneapolis. For more information, call 612-339-8007 or visit www.northernclaycenter.org.
Minnetonka Center For The Arts- Art For The Holidays Gift Sale
Now through December 23rd, the work of over 100 artists from around the region is on sale in the Minnetonka Center for the Arts gallery. Holiday gallery hours are Monday through Saturday, 10am-4:30pm, with hours extended until 8pm on Thursdays. For more information, visit www.minnetonkaarts.org.