The best art museums near St. Louis Park, MN.

Unleash Your Creative Spirit at These 5 Must-Visit Spots Near Excelsior & Grand Apartments

Are you an enthusiastic art aficionado or love to dabble in artistic pursuits? The area surrounding Excelsior & Grand is a treasure trove of creative inspiration. Boasting an eclectic mix of museums, parks, theaters, and interactive workshops, our neighborhood in St. Louis Park is an artist’s haven waiting to be explored.


Minneapolis Institute of Art

Nestled just a short 4 miles from our charming Uptown Minneapolis apartments is the renowned Minneapolis Institute of Art or Mia. Offering complimentary admission, Mia hosts a staggering collection of over 90,000 art pieces, spanning 5,000 years across global cultures. As one of the largest art museums in the USA, it showcases an illustrious array of permanent and temporary exhibits, alongside enriching programs and informative lectures. Check out the Minneapolis Institute of Art’s website for the latest exhibit listings, membership details, and more.


Walker Art Center

The Walker Art Center, a beacon of modern art, commands global admiration for its expansive collection of contemporary masterpieces by artists from every corner of the earth. Beyond its striking art displays, the Walker Art Center also features a picturesque garden and a cinema. With a robust archive encompassing over 13,000 items such as drawings, paintings, sculptures, and multimedia art, the museum is a cultural powerhouse. Dive into the Walker Art Center’s offerings through the website, where you can purchase tickets, view current exhibits, and more.


Caponi Art Park

For an art adventure in the great outdoors, venture about 20 minutes from Excelsior & Grand to discover Caponi Art Park. This enchanting outdoor space sprawls across 60 acres filled with sculptures and artworks nestled among its rolling landscapes. As you meander through the park’s trails, you’ll find yourself in a whimsical world where art and nature intertwine seamlessly. Caponi Art Park is not just about visual arts; it also offers an outdoor amphitheater and numerous serene spots for contemplation. Visit the Caponi Art Park website for information on events and more.


The Bakken Museum

At The Bakken Museum, the lines between art and science blur into an intriguing fusion. This singular museum houses an impressive collection of artifacts, engaging exhibits, a medicinal garden, and educational pursuits. Its primary exhibit delves into the history and science of electricity and electromagnetism, alongside explorations into the artistic and medicinal uses of plants and the world of architecture. Discover more about The Bakken Museum and book your tickets on the website.


Crayola Experience Mall of America

For our residents at St. Louis Park apartments with youngsters, the Crayola Experience at Mall of America is a fantastic venue for unleashing their artistic potential. This vibrant space is where Crayola’s vivid world comes alive, offering over 25 interactive attractions like Create and Play, Silly Selfies, and Melt and Mold. It’s a colorful paradise for kids of all ages to explore and express their creativity. For a full list of attractions and ticket information, visit the Crayola Experience website.


Celebrating art and creativity is easy when you’re a part of the Excelsior & Grand community. Come by and see our beautiful living spaces today.

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