Made Here

Spirit: Made Here Launch Event + 5 to 10 on Hennepin

Inside Minneapolis City Center

Thursday, December 8 at 5:00 pm

New Century Theatre

Made Here, a project of Hennepin Theatre Trust, is a walkable urban art experience that connects people to local art and artists in WeDo™, the West Downtown Minneapolis Cultural District.spirit-logo

Spirit: Made Here fills over 30 window displays with art that interprets the theme “spirit.” All displays are on view from December 8, 2016 through March 30, 2017. Enjoy a warm cup of cocoa while on a tour through the Cultural District made bright (literally) by art.

Launch Reception

5:00-8:00 p.m.  Minneapolis City Center Atrium (Light appetizers and cash bar)

Featuring 5 to 10 on Hennepin Community Collaboration projects by Stephanie Glaros with Youth Coordinating Board and Paige Dansinger, Hattie Ball and Seth Gibson with the Domestic Abuse Project.

The Northern Lights Stage presented by Jack Link’s

5:00-6:30 p.m.   Spotlight Education Student Performance

5:45-6:00 p.m.   Welcoming remarks

6:30-8:00 p.m.   Spoken word by Kulture Klub Collaborative

6:45-7:00 p.m.   Tours of Spirit: Made Here installations

Local Artists’ Market

5:00-8:00 p.m.  Featuring more than 15 artists and makers + free flu shots

Learn more at madeheremn.org.

Photo courtesy of Spirit: Made Here artist Kristi Ternes.

Hennepin Theatre Trust, Southwest Airlines Co. and Project for Public Spaces (PPS) are joining together to create and activate public spaces in the WeDo™ MPLS Cultural District.

The 5 to 10 on Hennepin project will reimagine a five-block stretch of Hennepin Avenue between 5th and 10th streets as a vibrant destination for everyone to enjoy, activating one block at a time beginning August 18 through December 22.

Southwest Airlines’ Heart of the Community program awarded the Trust with a $200,000 grant to bring 5 to 10 on Hennepin to life. PPS, a nonprofit pioneer in the global placemaking movement, will provide technical assistance.

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Presented by:

Special thanks to Andersen Windows, presenting sponsor of Made Here.

Additional sponsorship support is provided by Le Meridien Chambers Minneapolis.