Let out your inner artistic side at these 5 amazing spots near Excelsior & Grand apartments

Whether you’re an artist or simply an art lover, there is an abundance of creativity and inspiration located near Excelsior & Grand. From museums and parks to theatres and hands-on experiences, there are so many places near our St. Louis Park apartments where you can immerse yourself in art.


Minneapolis Institute of Art

Just over 4 miles from our Uptown Minneapolis apartments is the Minneapolis Institute of Art, aka Mia. Always offering free admission, Mia is home to more than 90,000 works of art spanning over 5,000 years of world history. This impressive museum is one of the largest art museums in the United States and boasts numerous permanent and rotating exhibitions, as well as programs and lectures. Visit the Minneapolis Institute of Art website for a current list of exhibitions, membership information, and more.


Walker Art Center

Internationally recognized as a leading arts venue, the Walker Art Center houses a world-class collection of contemporary art from artists around the globe. In addition to stunning works of art, the Walker Art Center also has a garden and cinema as well. The museum’s permanent collection includes over 13,000 modern art pieces including drawings, paintings, books, costumes, sculptures, and more. Buy tickets, view current exhibitions, and learn more about the Walker Art Center on the website.


Caponi Art Park

When you want to take your art-gazing outside, head over to Caponi Art Park, just over 20 minutes from Excelsior & Grand. This unique park features 60 acres of rolling hills and trails dotted with sculptures and works of art along the way. You’ll feel like you’ve been whisked away to a magical land as you explore the trails and grounds of Caponi Art Park. There is also an outdoor amphitheater, the Theater in the Woods, and many places for peace and reflection. Learn more about the park, events, and more on the Caponi Art Park website.


The Bakken Museum

The Bakken Museum is where art blurs into science. This one-of-a-kind museum is home to a world-class artifact collection, exciting exhibit experiences, medicinal gardens, educational programs, and more. The main exhibit at the museum presents a concise history and explanation of electricity and electromagnetism, however, you’ll also learn about plants with medicinal values, architecture, and more. Learn more about The Bakken Museum and purchase tickets on the website.


Crayola Experience Mall of America

For residents of our St. Louis Park apartments with little ones, they’ll have a blast getting in touch with their inner artist at the Crayola Experience at the Mall of America. Here, Crayola comes to life and it’s a place where creativity runs wild and free. This super fun experience boasts over 25 hands-on attractions including Create and Play, Silly Selfies, Color Playground, Melt and Mold, and so much more. From toddlers to teens, there is something fun for everyone to enjoy. View a full list of attractions, buy tickets, and more at the Crayola Experience website.


Art and creativity are a part of life when you live at Excelsior & Grand. Stop by to tour our gorgeous floor plans today.

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