What is ShopART?

ShopART Midwest is an artist-centric, non-commission gallery that connects Midwest artists to the buyers who appreciate living with the arts and handcrafted items. This is a service by Twin Rivers Council for the Arts supporting our local culture makers and making it easier for anyone to bring special, handmade arts into their lives.

Artist Opportunities

Find opportunities to apply for new projects, grants, call-to-artists, festivals and events here.

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Upcoming Events

Art in the Hollow

Swede Hollow Park 665 Greenbrier St, St Paul, MN, United States

Art in the Hollow (AITH) is a multidisciplinary arts festival run primarily by artists and entirely by community members. Established in 2010 by members of Friends of Swede Hollow (FOSH), […]

2023 MN Qeej & Hmong Arts Festival

Landmark Center 75 W 5th St, St Paul, MN, United States

Join us for an authentic celebration of Hmong culture at the Qeej and Hmong Arts Festival, taking place on June 4, 2023 at the historic Landmark Center in St. Paul. […]

Riverfront Art Fair

Old Town Mankato 300-800 blocks Riverfront Drive, Mankato, MN, United States

Join us June 10th in Old Town Mankato for the Riverfront Art Fair! Celebrating music and art, community and food. Local artists will be set up on Washington St, just […]

Mankato Solstice Outdoor Music Festival

The Hub Food Park 512 N. Riverfront Dr, Mankato, MN, United States

Join CERO Mankato as they host Mankato's annual Solstice Outdoor Music Festival at the Hub in Old Town! Live Music, live art, vendors, food trucks and more! 12 and under are FREE but MUST be accompanied by an adult. When: Friday June 16, 2023 4:00pm to June 17th, 2023 10:00 pm Where: The Hub Food […]

$25 – $50

ArtSplash Art Fair in North Mankato

South Central College 1920 Lee Boulevard, North Mankato, MN, United States

ArtSplash Art Fair is a local art fair that helps raise money for the North Mankato Library. Visit for arts and crafts, live music, food and drink vendors, kids' activities, and more!  

51st Annual Traditional Mahkato Wacipi

Land of Memories Park 100 Amos Owen Ln, MANKATO, MN, United States

Every September Native Americans from a number of tribes gather in Mankato’s Land of Memories Park, where the Dakota people held many ceremonies and gatherings before the US-Dakota War of 1862. The conflict resulted in the execution of 38 Dakota warriors in Mankato on December 26, 1862. In keeping with the theme of reconciliation visitors […]

Old Town Mankato Day of the Dead 2023

Old Town Mankato 300-800 blocks Riverfront Drive, Mankato, MN, United States

Join us for this FREE family cultural event in Old Town Mankato! Experience Day of the Dead in our community! - Mariach Estelar Mariachi Band - Zamora Folklore Dancers - Aztec Dancers - Authentic + Local Food Trucks - Makers Market - FREE activities + treats for families sponsored by Old Town Association and community […]