Block Party Art Pop! Block Party

Art Pop Block Party


Live Music & Performances by Sarah White, Al Church, 26 Bats, Craig Clark Band, Somali Museum Dance Troupe, and Mickey Breeze.

Live Art by Anton Horishnyk and Kristi Abbott

Interactive Art Displays by Mary Jane Mansfield, Celina Kane, and the Colab Creation Station by Gamut Gallery

Historical Art Walk Tours by the playful members of the Theater of Public Policy

Pop-up Art Market with local artists vendors Astralchemy, Va Va Voom Studio, Thraxis Threads, Paradox Coalition, Vimage Photography, Nelson Cain, Nice Nice Ceramics, Matt Hintz Art and more!

Wow Metal Lab and Show , a traveling sculpture foundry and exhibition space in a converted metro transit city bus

Beer Garden hosted by FINNEGANS Brewery and Erik the Red benefitting FINNEGANS Community Fund-- donating 100% of its profits to hunger relief charities

Food Trucks Chicks on Wheels, Electric Noodle, Icy Icy Baby, Sara’s Tipsy Pies and featured eats by local diner Band Box Diner -- v oted Best Diner by City Pages, 2013.

HISTORY OF ELLIOT PARK & THE ARTS QUARTER Nestled at the edge of downtown, the Elliot Park neighborhood is one of Minneapolis’ oldest and most historic neighborhoods. Located adjacent to U.S. Bank Stadium, the neighborhood hosts an abundance of historical architecture and well-known establishments including Bandbox Diner, HCMC, The Armory, 9th Street Historic District, Hinkle Murphy Mansion, and the Elliot Park greenspace. More than just a neighborhood—it’s also an arts and community hub to the Elliot Park Arts Quarter (EPAQ). EPAQ consists of locally owned small businesses including Gamut Gallery, Fades Of Gray Inc. , Kristi Abbott Art , Band Box Diner , Bee Ink & Rose Salon , with support from The Theater of Public Policy , FINNEGANS Brew Co, and Good Arts Collective , .