American Association of Woodturners Gallery of Wood Art
Landmark Center, Suite 222
75 West Fifth Street
Featuring contemporary wood work crafted using a wide variety of techniques and artistic approaches.
American Museum of Asmat Art
University of St. Thomas
2115 Summit Avenue
The University of St. Thomas hosts a comprehensive collection of Asmat art in the Anderson Student Center.
24 West Seventh Place
This shop features an eclectic mix of art and gifts with a focus on artists from Minnesota. The subjects and media of this gallery’s pieces shift depending upon the artists being featured.
308 Prince Street, No. 130
Located across from the Black Dog Coffee and Wine Bar in Lowertown’s Northwestern Warehouse, the AZ gallery is a fine arts co-op. Founded in 1997, the gallery is owned and managed by its members and features jewelry, pottery, glass, textiles, accessories, cards, and artistic gifts made by 20+ local guest artists.
Catherine G. Murphy Gallery
St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue
This gallery offers visual arts that support the mission of the university to highlight global and local issues from women’s perspectives.
Concordia Art Center
1301 Marshall Avenue
The center features two galleries, the Concordia Gallery and H. Williams Teaching Gallery, that showcase local and national artists as well as juried student and senior exhibitions. All Art and Design Department events are free and open to the public.
Electric Machete Studios
777 Smith Avenue
This Twin Cities family collective of artists of all disciplines showcases creative narratives out of the Mexican/Chican@ and Latin@ experience with a focus on Indigenous identity and artistic style.
2022 Ford Parkway
This gallery and custom framing shop includes an ongoing exhibit of works by local artists, with a new featured artist every six weeks.
Goldstein Museum of Design
University of Minnesota
1985 Buford Avenue
Part of the University of Minnesota’s College of Design, the Goldstein gallery “uses the power of design to foster improved quality of life for individuals and communities” and aims to lay out a creative bridge between the college and the broader community.
Metropolitan State University
645 East Seventh Street
The gallery is dedicated to two pursuits: preserving the legacy of the late great African American photographer Gordon Parks and supporting the advance of adult learners through internships, student exhibitions, and related programming. The gallery showcases work from artists of multiple racial and ethnic backgrounds in varying media.
Grand Hand Gallery*
619 Grand Avenue
Along with a satellite location in Yountville, California, called the Grand Hand Gallery Annex, the space is dedicated to contemporary fine American craft in a variety of media with an emphasis on revealing the hidden “hand” behind the pieces.
Grand Hill Gallery and Picture Framing
333 Grand Avenue
Open Tuesday through Saturday (or Sunday and Monday by appointment), the gallery and shop is owned by master framer Douglas Nielsen, who utilizes the space to feature local artists.
Hamilton Ink Spot
375 North Wabasha Street
The 2200-square-foot studio offers a co-op space for Twin Cities artists to print and exhibit their work.
400 North Robert Street, Suite 250
Architectural art and photography by Bill Hosko features Saint Paul.
240 Summit Avenue
The 1891 home of Great Northern Railway tycoon James J. Hill, this National Historic Landmark welcomes visitors for 75-minute guided tours Wednesday through Sunday ($10 admission). A highlight is the spacious, two-story, skylit art gallery designed to showcase Hill’s collection of French landscape paintings. Guests can visit the gallery, open seven days a week, as part of the tour or on their own for $2.
Bethel University, Clausen Center, Second Floor
3900 Bethel Drive
The gallery displays works by students along with local and national artists.
Larson Art Gallery
University of Minnesota, St. Paul Student Center, Lower Level
2017 Buford Avenue
The gallery is curated, designed, installed, and promoted by the Visual Arts Committee of the student union’s Program Board.
Law Warschaw Art Gallery
Macalester College, Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center
130 Macalester Street
Showcasing contemporary art as well as art on historical and sociological topics, the gallery’s content is chosen with the aim of probing critical questions across identities and experiences.
Lift Kids at Global Village
Produce Exchange Building
153 East Tenth Street
Lift Kids serves coffee, tea, and social responsibility to increase peace and justice for people of all ages.
Minnesota History Center
345 West Kellogg Boulevard
Crouch in a 1965 basement to relive the historic Fridley tornadoes, see Prince’s Purple Rain suit, or ride a Twin Cities streetcar. Explore Minnesota history and pop culture through interactive, multimedia museum exhibits. $12 admission. Closed Monday; free Tuesday 5-8 p.m.
Minnesota Museum of American Art
141 East Fourth Street
The MMAA Project Space features a diverse collection of art from the 19th century to the present. Open Thursday–Sunday.
201 Northwest Seventh Street
This rock ’n’ roll art gallery features art prints, big-name gig posters, and original and unique pieces focused on contemporary design and culture.
761 Raymond Avenue
This gallery displays the works of recognized regional artists in media from pottery to fiber.
Smallest Museum in Saint Paul
2399 University Avenue
You can visit the Smallest Museum in Saint Paul 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, as it is a streetscape micro-gallery located in a 2×3-inch cabinet outside the doors of the Workhorse Coffee Bar.
Hamline University, Drew Fine Arts Center
1536 Hewitt Avenue
Hamline’s art gallery houses a permanent collection featuring historically important artists, such as Goya, Picasso, Warhol, and DeKooning, as well as touring exhibitions.
Three Sisters Eclectic Arts*
844 Grand Avenue
This retail gallery sells clothing, furniture, photography, art, pottery, jewelry, glassware, and more, all by Minnesota artists and artisans.
Twining River Arts
308 Prince Street, Suite 206
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This Lowertown gallery explores artistic connections to the natural world.
Western Sculpture Park
387 Marion Street
Public Art Saint Paul maintains a large-scale sculpture exhibition in Western Park, in the midst of a densely populated, diverse neighborhood. Check out Western Sculpture Park Festival each September.