Art-A-Whirl 2011 at the Historic Thorp & CBC
Art-A-Whirl 2011 AT THE THORP & CBC
Northeast Minneapolis Art Crawl
Where: The Historic Thorp & CBC Building (birthplace of Art-A-Whirl)
1618-1620 Central Avenue Northeast, Minneapolis, MN 55413
When: May 20, 21, 22
Times: Friday 5-10pm, Saturday noon – 8pm, Sunday noon – 5pm
The Thorp & CBC is a unique complex of building spaces, studios and hallways facing Central Ave. and extending to the train tracks near Monroe Street. Visiting during AAW the Thorp/CBC will leave visitors in awe and bewilderment; from the roaming hallways to the eclectic blend of artists, artisans, craftsmen and our creative commercial community. Every year for AAW these forces combine to give our visitors a very unique AAW experience.
RESIDENT ARTISTS / COMMERCIAL TENANTS PARTICIPATING IN THIS YEAR’S AAW
Open all weekend long: http://bohmcre.com/artawhirl2011openstudios.htm
WEEKEND HIGHLIGHTS: THORP & CBC OPEN STUDIOS / OPENING RECEPTION / LIVE PHOTO SHOOT / LIVE MUSIC PERFORMANCE / LIVE DANCE PERFORMANCE / OPEN STUDIO EVENT BY CARRIER PIGEON + NEEDLE & BLACK / ART SHANTY EXHIBIT / NE WALKING TOUR UNVEILING / BETHEL GALLERIES EXHIBIT / OUTSIDE ARTISTS IN THE BIG SPACE
FRIDAY MAY 20
OPENING RECEPTION (located in the big space)
For artists and guests (open to the public)
5:00pm – 10pm
Friday 5:30pm >> LIVE FASHION PHOTO SHOOT featuring fashion models, as well as drag queens from the Gay 90s.
Presented by: Vicknair Photography & Costume the Cities: Sponsored by ASMP www.asmp-msp.org and AVEDA.
Friday 8pm >> LIVE MUSIC PERFORMANCE
Presented by: Julie Johnson + the No-Accounts | www.julieflute.com
Also showing in the Big Space:
All Weekend >> UNVEILING OF THE NOON WHISTLE
Presented by Artshare | newalkingtours.com | artsharene.blogspot.com
Artshare will be introducing their audio-guided NE Minneapolis Walking Tour, the Noon Whistle! Learn more about the incredible history behind NE Minneapolis and the Historic Thorp Building & CBC!
All Weekend >> HOME IS WHERE THE ART IS :: SPECIAL PERFORMANCES AND EXHIBITS BY A 14 PERSON ARTIST COLLECTIVE
All Weekend >> INDIVIDUAL ARTIST EXHIBITS
Furniture + Décor . JW Upholstery | www.etsy.com/shop/JWUpholsteryFabrics
Designer Furniture . Joe Gergen | Artnujo | www.artnujo.com
Illustrator . Amy Cerny Vasterling | www.amycernyvasterling.com
Photography + Stained Glass . Ray Schoch
Pottery . Linda Morse
SPECIAL ART-A-WHIRL EVENTS & EXHIBITS
Friday 5:00pm – 10:00pm >> EXCEL PLASTICS ART EXHIBIT IN THEIR NEW SPACE
Presented by Excel Plastics – Suite 152 in the CBC
University of Minnesota students in fabric architecture will be exhibiting their work along with other 3D artists in a dramatic and renovated warehouse space in the Thorp & CBC.
Friday 7:00pm – 10:00pm >> CARRIER PIGEON AND NEEDLE & BLACK ART-A-WHIRL OPEN STUDIO SALE
Carrier Pigeon and Needle & Black Studio – Suite 223 in the Thorp Building
Needle & Black | www.needleandblack.com
Carrier Pigeon Jewelry | www.carrierpigeonjewelry.com
Join clothing designer Kerry Riley (Needle & Black) and her studio mate, jewelry designer Lauren Neal (Carrier Pigeon) for a special art-a-whirl celebration. For the first time, these designers will be collaborating on an exclusive accessories collection available only during art-a-whirl. Pieces from both of their Spring 2011 collections will also be available to preview and purchase.
Saturday @6:15pm + @7:15pm >> LIVE DANCE PERFORMANCES (IN THE BIG SPACE)
Twin Cities movement theater group Black Label Movement | www.blacklabelmovement.com
All Weekend >> BETHEL GALLERIES ART EXHIBIT
Presented by the Bethel University Galleries – Suite 130 in the Thorp Building
10+ Art Students from Bethel University will exhibit and sell their Senior Thesis Artwork.
All Weekend >> ART-A-WHIRL SHANTIES
Presented by the Art Shanty Projects
HISTORIC THORP & CBC WEBSITES
THANK YOU to the Art-A-Whirl 2011 at the Thorp & CBC SPONSORS:
Civic Design, l'etoile, Banner Creations, TWVS, Excel Plastics, Bohm Commercial Real Estate