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BROWSE EVENTS
Northern Spark Pancake Feed
The Bachelor Farmer x Al's Breakfast
Hosted by Aria
Special appearances by Pierwoss & SISKA, Cole Pulice & others

The Bachelor Farmer x Al's Breakfast • Artists Pierwoss & SISKA, Cole Pulice, Brian Engel, & Others
Northern Spark Pancake Feed

5:30 am—7 am
Hosted by Aria
105 N First Street

Experience the magic of a Northern Spark sunrise with a delicious pancake breakfast, whether you’re tired out from all-night fun or an early-riser.



Presented by
Sponsored by
Northern Spark 2015 Launch Party
Special Musical Guests Adam Levy and And The Professors

Special Musical Guests Adam Levy and And The Professors
Northern Spark 2015 Launch Party

Golden Hour: 7-8 pm ($100); Launch Party 8-9:30 pm ($60)
Mill City Museum Ruin Courtyard
704 S Second Street

Kick off your Northern Spark adventure at the Northern Spark Launch Party in the plein air splendor of the Mill City Museum Ruin Courtyard.



Presented by
Sponsored by
Opening Ceremony: Creative City Challenge Launch and Concert
MC TBD • Mayor Betsy Hodges •
Creative City Challenge: Kubota/Reynolds/Roth •
Music by CLOUD CULT

MC TBD • Mayor Betsy Hodges •
Creative City Challenge: Kubota/Reynolds/Roth •
Music by CLOUD CULT
Opening Ceremony: Creative City Challenge Launch and Concert

8:30 pm—10 pm
Minneapolis Convention Center Plaza
1301 Second Ave

Watch as mini_polis is unveiled and start your night with Cloud Cult at sunset!



Presented by
Northern Spark Guided Bike Tour – SOLD OUT!
Start Location announced with Registration

Various artists and curators
Northern Spark Guided Bike Tour – SOLD OUT!

12 midnight—3 am ($15)
Start Location announced with Registration

Wondering what to see at #NSPK15? Leave the route-planning to us! Join a late-night guided bike tour of festival highlights and help support the art.



Electronic Playground @Peavey Plaza sponsor
Presented by

UCLA Game Lab
Big Phoney Games
Presented by
UCLA Game Lab
Big Phoney Games

9 pm—5:26 am
Corner of S 11th Street and Nicollet Mall

UCLA Game Lab artists are exhibiting several games made for the HappyFunTimes platform—an open-source, browser environment that allows up to 50 people to play together via WiFi-connected mobile phones on a shared screen.



Electronic Playground @Peavey Plaza sponsor
Sponsored by
David Andree, Josh Mason, Jonathan Kaiser, Nathan McLaughlin, John Marks, Casey Deming, and Ryan Potts (Aquarelle)
An Overture in Seven Parts
Presented by Minneapolis College of Art and Design
David Andree, Josh Mason, Jonathan Kaiser, Nathan McLaughlin, John Marks, Casey Deming, and Ryan Potts (Aquarelle)
An Overture in Seven Parts

9 pm—5:26 am
Minneapolis College of Art and Design
2501 Stevens Ave, Main Building: 335 Gray Studio - main performance; 345 Black Studio - secondary sound installation

An Overture in Seven Parts is a continuous sound composition & multi-channel installation created in real time by a collective of 7 artists.



Presented by
Alyssa Baguss
HB2U: A Northern Spark Birthday Surprise
Presented by Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Alyssa Baguss
HB2U: A Northern Spark Birthday Surprise

9 pm—2 am
Minneapolis Institute of Arts
2400 3rd Ave S, Target Wing, First Floor

Confetti! Balloons! Frosting! Surprises! Experience the essence of birthday in an entirely new way in honor of the MIA’s 100th year.



Presented by
Bear Fox Chalk
A Crafted Adventure
Presented by
Bear Fox Chalk
A Crafted Adventure

9 pm—5:26 am
Mill City Museum Train Shed
Adjacent to Chicago Mall—the pedestrian mall between the Guthrie Theater and Spoonriver

Bear Fox Chalk creates an 8’x8’ chalk art installation, while Caribou is offering free Crafted Press drinks.



Sponsored by
Dave Beck
Logjam
Presented by Minneapolis College of Art and Design
Dave Beck
Logjam

9 pm—5:26 am
Minneapolis College of Art and Design
2501 Stevens Ave, Main Building, outdoor projection on north wall

Logjam asks the viewer to contemplate the cyclical process of death and rebirth, while also discovering the calming effect of chaos.



Presented by
Tony Biele
Origami Fishtank
Presented by Northrop, Institute for Advanced Study - University of Minnesota, Honors Program—University of Minnesota
Tony Biele
Origami Fishtank

9 pm—5:26 am
Northrop
84 Church Street SE, Memorial Hall

Origami Fishtank is an interactive installation of large origami sculptures video-mapped with digital projections and affected by your interaction and exploration of it.



Presented by
Body Cartography
CLOSER, Part 1
Presented by Northern Lights.mn
Body Cartography
CLOSER, Part 1

9 pm—12 midnight
Minneapolis Convention Center Plaza
1301 S Second Avenue

Closer is a practice in being present. Witness a series of public, one-on-one performances between strangers become an unforgettable, communal experience. 





Presented by
Miranda Brandon
Impact & DIY Bird Populator
Presented by Bell Museum of Natural History
Miranda Brandon
Impact & DIY Bird Populator

9 pm—5:26 am
Bell Museum of Natural History
Corner of University Ave & 17th St SE

Two projects that call attention to current environmental challenges including the role humans play in their creation as well as their solutions.



Presented by
Valentine Cadieux, Valentin Fiala, Milena Klimek, Rebecca Paxton, and Peter Shea
Picture-a-Farmer: Farmer Photobooth
Presented by Northrop, Institute for Advanced Study - University of Minnesota, Honors Program—University of Minnesota
Valentine Cadieux, Valentin Fiala, Milena Klimek, Rebecca Paxton, and Peter Shea
Picture-a-Farmer: Farmer Photobooth

9 pm—5:26 am
Northrop
84 Church St SE, Student Lounge

Picture-a-Farmer: Farmer Photo Booth, where people construct portraits to illustrate their perceptions of farming by comparing stories in Minnesota and Austria. Thresh-Code / Dresch Code!



Presented by
Eric William Carroll
Golden Hour
Presented by Northern Lights.mn, Leav
Eric William Carroll
Golden Hour

9 pm—5:26 am
Minneapolis Convention Center Plaza
Grove of Birch Trees

Short films of dawn and dusk viewable only at specific locations in Minneapolis on your smart phone via the LEAV app for iOS.



Presented by
Charanga Tropical
Dance Party with Charanga Tropical
Presented by Walker Art Center
Charanga Tropical
Dance Party with Charanga Tropical

10 pm—12 midnight
Walker Art Center
1750 Hennepin Avenue, Cargill Lounge

Samba and salsa your night away to Brazilian and Cuban beats performed by a nine-piece ensemble featuring musicians from throughout the Americas.



Presented by
Mary Ellen Childs
Ear and Nose
Presented by Northrop, Institute for Advanced Study - University of Minnesota, Honors Program—University of Minnesota
Mary Ellen Childs
Ear and Nose

9 pm—5:26 am
Northrop
Conference Room 106

In the Ear + Nose event, participants experience an immersive environment of sound and aroma.



Presented by
Christina Collins and Danielle Fleming-Carr
The Oracle Test
Presented by Northrop, Institute for Advanced Study - University of Minnesota, Honors Program—University of Minnesota
Christina Collins and Danielle Fleming-Carr
The Oracle Test

9 pm—5:26 am
Northrop
84 Church St SE, Plaza Stage

An immersive, interactive space evoking the process of visiting ancient prophetic oracles.



Presented by
Creative Studio
Sparkle Smash!
Presented by Target
Creative Studio
Sparkle Smash!

9 pm—5:26 am
Target Headquarters
Rooftop Light Display–game may be played wherever viewable

Sparkle Smash! is a fast, fun game where you team up to take over the lights on top of the Target HQ building using your smartphone. Click to play: Target.com/sparklesmash



Electronic Playground @Peavey Plaza sponsor
Presented by
Dreamland Faces
Epics of the Toilers: Working Class Silent Films
Presented by Mill City Museum
Dreamland Faces
Epics of the Toilers: Working Class Silent Films

9 pm—3 am
Mill City Museum
704 S 2nd St, West Engine House Theater

Dreamland Faces play live musical accompaniment to silent films “A Corner in Wheat” (D. W. Griffith) and “Labor’s Reward.”



Presented by
Sam Easterson
Animal Secrets
Presented by Bell Museum of Natural History
Sam Easterson
Animal Secrets

9 pm—5:26 am
Bell Museum of Natural History
Corner of University Ave & 17th St SE

Video and still imagery that explores the hidden habitats and secrets lives of animals.



Presented by
D. Mort Eicher
Disco Roller Printing Party
Presented by Minneapolis College of Art and Design
D. Mort Eicher
Disco Roller Printing Party

9 pm—5:26 am
Minneapolis College of Art and Design
2501 Stevens Ave, Main Building, College Center - Second Floor

Engage, embrace and summon your inner child! Come roller skate to the sounds of the 1970s while you experiment with printmaking techniques.



Presented by
Osama Esid
Still/Life/Syria
Presented by Mizna
Osama Esid
Still/Life/Syria

9 pm—5:26 am
Mill Ruins Park
W River Pkwy at Portland Ave

Amid ruins, enter into an immersive installation of uncanny, arresting hand-colored portraits, large as life, from Syrian refugee camps made by a locally-based, world-renowned artist.



Presented by
Mark Estlund, Shannon Estlund, Scott Hochhalter, and Nathan Lewis
Midnight Shadows
Presented by Minneapolis College of Art and Design
Mark Estlund, Shannon Estlund, Scott Hochhalter, and Nathan Lewis
Midnight Shadows

9 pm—5:26 am
Minneapolis College of Art and Design
2501 Stevens Ave, Morrison Building, Skyway, Target Park (southwest corner)

Stars hide your fires; Let not light see my black and deep desires; The eye wink at the hand; yet let that be, Which the eye fears, when it is done, to see.



Presented by
Michael Friedman
Martian Dawn
Presented by Walker Art Center
Michael Friedman
Martian Dawn

10 pm—12 midnight
Walker Art Center
1750 Hennepin Avenue, Galleries 1-3

A trio of novels by author Michael Friedman inspires six short plays in the Walker’s galleries that tackle stardom, sci-fi, murder and more! Presented by Rain Taxi.



Presented by
Grace Minnesota with Theresa Madaus, Diane Helleckson, and Aki Shibata
Don’t You Feel It Too?
Presented by Weisman Art Museum
Grace Minnesota with Theresa Madaus, Diane Helleckson, and Aki Shibata
Don’t You Feel It Too?

12 midnight—1:30 am
Weisman Art Museum
WAM Plaza - Washington Ave Bridge

Don’t you feel it too? Grab your headphones and dance on the Washington Ave Bridge. Practice bravery and vulnerability with Marcus Young.



Presented by
Hunter Jonakin
Can You Hear Me Now? You’ll Never Hear Me Again
Presented by Minneapolis College of Art and Design
Hunter Jonakin
Can You Hear Me Now? You’ll Never Hear Me Again

9 pm—5:26 am
Minneapolis College of Art and Design
2501 Stevens Ave, Main building, East Lawn wall

Playable video game features 50 square blocks of urban wandering.



Presented by
Jxta Kru
Mobile JXTA
Presented by Juxtaposition Arts
Jxta Kru
Mobile JXTA

9 pm—11 pm MCC Plaza; 11pm—12:15am Peavey; 12:30—2 am Mill City
Minneapolis Convention Center Plaza
Roving between MCC Plaza, Peavey Plaza, and Mill City

Mobile JXTA is a small fleet of artist-designed bikes that create an oasis of light, sound, and play in the public right of way. Play a game (illuminated chess, dominos and more), charge your phone, make a music request, or do an art activity to take away. #mobileJXTA



Presented by
Kevin R. Kao and Xia Zhang
Bumfack Co.
Presented by Northern Clay Center
Kevin R. Kao and Xia Zhang
Bumfack Co.

9 pm—5:26 am
Mill City, Chicago Mall
Pedestrian mall located at S Second St and Chicago Ave between the Guthrie Theater and Spoonriver

BUMFACK Co. is a ceramic production sweatshop facility that specializes in (re)producing one-of-a-kind objects by famous artists. BUMFACK Co.—Making the things you want, today!



Presented by
John Keston with Ai MN students
Instant Composer: Mad-libbed Music
Presented by Art Institutes International Minnesota
John Keston with Ai MN students
Instant Composer: Mad-libbed Music

9 pm—5:26 am
Mill City Museum
704 S 2nd St, Lobby

Instantly compose music for a rotating ensemble of musicians, then see a spectral analysis projection of your score.



Presented by
John Kim and Ben Moren
Game Grid
Presented by Northern Lights.mn
John Kim and Ben Moren
Game Grid

9 pm—5:26 am
Peavey Plaza
Corner of S 11th Street and Nicollet Mall

Game Grid is a retro multi-player social video game played on a giant three-screen installation in the round.



Electronic Playground @Peavey Plaza sponsor
Presented by
Rebecca Krinke
Dream Window
Presented by Northern Lights.mn
Rebecca Krinke
Dream Window

9 pm—5:26 am
Mill City Museum Ruin Courtyard
W River Parkway, near Portland Avenue

A mysterious, semi-transparent object hovers high above the Mill City Museum courtyard. Could it be a bed?



Presented by
Niko Kubota, Jon Reynolds, and Micah Roth
mini_polis
Presented by Minneapolis Convention Center, Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy program of the City of Minneapolis, Northern Lights.mn
Niko Kubota, Jon Reynolds, and Micah Roth
mini_polis

9 pm—5:26 am
Minneapolis Convention Center Plaza
1301 S Second Avenue

A scale model of Minneapolis built in collaboration with community participants in a series of “build workshops.



Presented by
Liudmila + Nelson
Absolut Revolution: La Isla
Presented by Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Liudmila + Nelson
Absolut Revolution: La Isla

12 midnight—5:30 am
Minneapolis Institute of Arts
2400 Third Ave S

Shown at the 55th Venice Biennale, recently acquired Absolut Revolution: La Isla by Cuban artists Liudmila & Nelson will make its US debut during Northern Spark at the MIA.



Presented by
Amanda Lovelee and Julie Benda
We Are Great!
Presented by Greater MSP
Amanda Lovelee and Julie Benda
We Are Great!

9 pm—5:26 am
Mill City Museum Train Shed
Adjacent to Chicago Mall

Tackle modesty onstage with a stranger! Tell each other why you’re great and why the Twin Cities are great. Free popsicles for those who accept the challenge.



Presented by
Julian McFaul and Mark Safford
The Night Library
Presented by Hennepin County Library
Julian McFaul and Mark Safford
The Night Library

9 pm—5:26 am
Mill Ruins Park
W River Parkway at Portland Ave S

Grab your trusty book & flashlight, and venture into The Night Library! Choose your path wisely, or books will burn….



Presented by
Kathy McTavish
mill city requiem: for solo instrument & distance
Presented by Northern Lights.mn
Kathy McTavish
mill city requiem: for solo instrument & distance

9 pm—5:26 am
Mill City
W River Parkway outside MCM Ruin Courtyard

Plunge into an “orchestra” of sine waves, pulsed images, sound, and vector sketches on your mobile device. Then, come closer. (Log in to millcity.io on your smart phone.)



Presented by
Kathy McTavish
Map It
Presented by Greater MSP
Kathy McTavish
Map It

9 pm—5:26 am
Mill City Museum Train Shed
Adjacent to the Chicago Mall

Where were you born? What brings you here? Contribute your answers and watch as a collective migration map is drawn over the night. URL: http://whoweare.io



Presented by
Mill City Summer Opera
Mill City Summer Opera Next: Opera Redux
Presented by Mill City Museum
Mill City Summer Opera
Mill City Summer Opera Next: Opera Redux

9:05 pm—9:45 pm Ruin Courtyard, 10:00 - Rail Corridor, 11:00 - Rail Corridor
Mill City Museum
Ruin Courtyard or Rail Corridor

Mill City Summer Opera Next: When opera and rock collide. Famous opera arias and scenes twisted into different musical genres and styles.



Presented by
Minn_Lab in collaboration with U of M School of Architecture students
CityScope
Presented by Minn_Lab / College of Design
Minn_Lab in collaboration with U of M School of Architecture students
CityScope

9 pm—5:26 am
Mill City
Stone Arch Bridge Sculpture Pad, W River Pkwy and Portland Ave

CityScope creates a field of kinetic follies that simultaneously invite participation and new ways of seeing and recall industrial histories of Minneapolis.



Presented by
MN Orchestra String Quartet
From Amber Frozen
Presented by Minnesota Orchestra
MN Orchestra String Quartet
From Amber Frozen

10:15 pm
Orchestra Hall
1111 Nicollet Mall

Chamber Concert at Orchestra Hall: From Amber Frozen, a music mashup of contemporary electronica and traditional Indonesian gamelan.



Presented by
Ali Momeni and Jenny Schmid
Gutless Warrior
Presented by Walker Art Center
Ali Momeni and Jenny Schmid
Gutless Warrior

9 pm—3 am
Walker Art Center
1750 Hennepin Avenue, Upper Green Space

Gutless Warrior is a live animation performance that disrupts contemporary stereotypes with drawings, masks, hecklers, green screens and play.



Presented by
Stefanie Motta
She Lives Free
Presented by Northern Lights.mn
Stefanie Motta
She Lives Free

9 pm—5:26 am
W River Parkway
W River Parkway, near Gold Medal Silos

Hear stories of women who’ve escaped sex trafficking and add your reflections to a photographic installation of wishes to be exposed throughout the night.



Presented by
Sponsored by
MSP
Make It
Presented by Greater MSP
MSP
Make It

9 am—5:26 am
Mill City Museum
MCM Train Shed

Tackle modesty onstage with a stranger! Get your “careercature” drawn by expert illustrators. Contribute to a collective migration map drawn throughout the night using data collected from Northern Spark visitors.



Presented by
MSR Design
Top of the Mill to You
Presented by Mill City Museum
MSR Design
Top of the Mill to You

9 pm—5:26 am
Mill City Museum
8th Floor, Up elevator near MCM restaurant, or enter at 710 South 2nd Street

A spatial architectural experience inviting visitors to explore the mill and reconnect with Saint Anthony Falls in an unexpectedly new way.



Presented by
Richard Mueller & Stefon BIONIK Taylor
You Are Hear
Presented by Northern Lights.mn
Richard Mueller & Stefon BIONIK Taylor
You Are Hear

9 pm—5:26 am
Corner of S 11th Street and Nicollet Mall

You Are Hear is the interactive 3D soundtrack of Northern Spark—GPS-located audio tracks, visualizations and giant glowing balloons that everyone experiences together. Bring headphones!



Electronic Playground @Peavey Plaza sponsor
Presented by
Roger Nieboer and lesser mortals
Marketopia
Presented by Northern Lights.mn
Roger Nieboer and lesser mortals
Marketopia

9 pm—5:26 am
Mill City Museum Train Shed
Adjacent to Chicago Mall—the pedestrian mall between the Guthrie Theater and Spoonriver

Marketopia: a flea market quite unlike any other. Part financial counseling session, part walk-through board game, part hands-on microeconomics lesson, and part flea market from another planet.



Presented by
Philip Noyed
Rainbow Pyramid
Presented by Northrop, Institute for Advanced Study - University of Minnesota, Honors Program—University of Minnesota
Philip Noyed
Rainbow Pyramid

9 pm—5:26 am
Northrop Plaza
84 Church Street SE

Step up close or inside The Rainbow Pyramid to experience the physiological and emotional effects of color in this immersive light installation.



Presented by
Chris Pennington, Rob Clapp, John Grider, and David Pitman
Tron Human Foosball
Presented by Can Can Wonderland
Chris Pennington, Rob Clapp, John Grider, and David Pitman
Tron Human Foosball

9 pm—5:26 am
Peavey Plaza
Corner of S 11 St and Nicollet Mall

Human Foosball + Tron = Tron Human Foosball. Join us for a rousing night of retro futurist space foosball after dark.



Electronic Playground @Peavey Plaza sponsor
Presented by
Franziska Pierwoss & SISKA
KINO Holly*ood
Presented by Northern Lights.mn, FD13
Franziska Pierwoss & SISKA
KINO Holly*ood

9 pm—5:26 am
Mill City Museum
704 S Second Street, "The Old Office"

KINO is an homage to a former Minneapolis movie theater screening an all-night program of local video works and private Super 8- and 16-mm films.



Presented by
Pollen
MSPortraits
Presented by Greater MSP
Pollen
MSPortraits

9 pm—5:26 am
Mill City Museum Train Shed
Adjacent to Chicago Mall

Get your “MSPortrait” drawn by expert illustrators. Answer a few questions about why you live here and what you make to walk away with a personalized portrait.



Presented by
Revolver
Write Fight III
Presented by Revolver
Revolver
Write Fight III

9 pm—5:26 am
Peavey Plaza
Nicollet Mall between 11th and 12th Streets

Writers face off in a single-elimination tournament inspired by Moby Dick.



Electronic Playground @Peavey Plaza sponsor
Presented by
Revolver
The Dark Room
Presented by Minneapolis College of Art and Design
Revolver
The Dark Room

9 pm—5:26 am
Minneapolis College of Art and Design
2501 Stevens Ave, Main Gallery

The Dark Room investigates myth making, its evolution and the illumination of text by its discoverer, the reader.



Presented by
Tamsie Ringler
River of Iron: Pouring the Mississippi
Presented by Weisman Art Museum
Tamsie Ringler
River of Iron: Pouring the Mississippi

9 pm—5:26 am
Weisman Art Museum
WAM Lawn, E River Road

Tamsie Ringler’s River of Iron is an all-night pour performance with molten iron mapping the entire Mississippi River watershed.



Presented by
Luke Savisky
E/x MN
Presented by Northern Lights.mn
Luke Savisky
E/x MN

9 pm—5:26 am
W River Parkway
Gold Medal Silos, 721-729 W River Parkway

Within pulsing color and motion imagery, you are in a live projection as faces and bodies of the audience interact with the Gold Medal silos.



Presented by
Tom Schroeder and other MCAD faculty, students, and staff
Sound/FUN/Fury
Presented by Minneapolis College of Art and Design
Tom Schroeder and other MCAD faculty, students, and staff
Sound/FUN/Fury

9 pm—5:26 am
Minneapolis College of Art and Design
2501 Stevens Ave, Film and animation: Main Building, third floor, Black Box Gallery; Poppies and Croquet: East Lawn; Arcade Backback: mobile

Unleashing a child’s vision of the world through experimental films, a balloon poppy field, a Royal Croquet Game, and an Arcade Backpack.



Presented by
Shapiro & Smith Dance
HANDS
Presented by Northrop, Institute for Advanced Study - University of Minnesota, Honors Program—University of Minnesota
Shapiro & Smith Dance
HANDS

9 pm—5:26 am
Northrop
84 Church Street SE, Hubbard Broadcasting Rehearsal Studio

Shapiro & Smith Dance presents HANDS, a collection of outrageous handshakes, unusual caresses, and slapstick encounters that explore the power and expressivity of our hands.



Presented by
Witt Siasoco
Pop Collab Lab
Presented by Walker Art Center
Witt Siasoco
Pop Collab Lab

9 pm—12 midnight
Walker Art Center
1750 Hennepin Avenue, Lower Green Space

Make collaborative paintings in the style of Andy Warhol and Jean Michel Basquiat using projectors and pop images.



Presented by
Miko S. Simmons
In Ruins: A History of the Future’s Past
Presented by Northern Lights.mn, Mill City Museum
Miko S. Simmons
In Ruins: A History of the Future’s Past

9 pm—5:26 am
Mill City Museum Ruin Courtyard
Mill City Ruins Courtyard

In Ruins is a 3D submersive projected environmental multimedia performance experience that transports the audience into connection with the lives lived and stories told through diverse cultural and historical ethos.



Presented by
Eddo Stern with Steve Amrhein, Nick Crockett, and Jessica Hutchins
Vietnam Romance
Presented by
Eddo Stern with Steve Amrhein, Nick Crockett, and Jessica Hutchins
Vietnam Romance

9 pm—5:26 am

An interactive work for screen, stage, and audience that uses public video gaming for direct engagement with the sublimated consequences of America’s “first televised war.”



Electronic Playground @Peavey Plaza sponsor
Emily Stover
The Thing About Words
Presented by Northrop, Institute for Advanced Study - University of Minnesota, Honors Program—University of Minnesota
Emily Stover
The Thing About Words

9 pm—5:26 am
Northrop
84 Church St SE, 2nd Floor West

The Thing About Words investigates the way words are imbued with significance by challenging players to interpret meaning from virtual nonsense.



Presented by
Andy Sturdevant
Footpaths ’92: A Spiritual Health and Psychic Wealth Expo
Presented by Northern Lights.mn
Andy Sturdevant
Footpaths ’92: A Spiritual Health and Psychic Wealth Expo

9 pm—2:30 am
Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 S Second Avenue, Auditorium 1 Breakout Room

This nationally touring seminar helps attendees achieve their dreams of material wealth and spiritual fulfillment, and meet the challenges of the 1990s and beyond.



Presented by
Sumunar Gamelan and Dance Ensembles
Klenengan – All-Night Gamelan Performance
Presented by Northrop, Institute for Advanced Study - University of Minnesota, Honors Program—University of Minnesota
Sumunar Gamelan and Dance Ensembles
Klenengan – All-Night Gamelan Performance

9 pm—5:26 am
Northrop
84 Church St SE, Best Buy Theater, 4th floor

Sumunar presents an all-night music performance of traditional and contemporary Javanese gamelan music. The first half of the evening includes dance.



Presented by
Sun Silo
Endlessly Repeating Endlessly
Presented by Northrop, Institute for Advanced Study - University of Minnesota, Honors Program—University of Minnesota
Sun Silo
Endlessly Repeating Endlessly

9 pm—5:26 am
Northrop
Ellie and Tom Crosby Seminar Room

Endlessly Repeating Endlessly. Musical change in repetition. Propulsive stasis. Static movement. Always changing. Never.



Presented by
Morgan Thorson
Still Life
Presented by Weisman Art Museum
Morgan Thorson
Still Life

9pm—12 Midnight / 2:30 am—5:30 am
Weisman Art Museum
Exhibition Galleries, 333 E River Road

Three ensembles perform endurance-based dance segments throughout the night in a performance that plays with the idea of making time.



Presented by
UCLA Game Lab
Game Bar
Presented by UCLA Game Lab, Northern Lights.mn
UCLA Game Lab
Game Bar

9 pm—5:26 am
Orchestra Hall
1111 Nicollet Mall, Target Atrium

UCLA Game Lab’s Game Bar is a place to explore games in a variety of formats, from installations and board games to virtual reality environments.



Game Bar sponsor
Presented by
United Media Brigade
ReKinect with the Seasons
Presented by St. Cloud State University Art Department
United Media Brigade
ReKinect with the Seasons

9 pm—5:26 am
Mill City Museum Train Shed
Adjacent to Chicago Mall—pedestrian mall located between Guthrie Theatre and spoonriver

Kinect with others to create a furious snowstorm, explore a beautiful summer landscape, or sit back and watch the seasons change over night.





Presented by
Various artists
All-Night Galleries & Terraces
Presented by Walker Art Center
Various artists
All-Night Galleries & Terraces

9 pm—5:26 am
Walker Art Center
1750 Hennepin Avenue, Galleries and Terraces

Catch views of the city from the outdoor terraces and discover favorite artworks in select galleries all night long.



Presented by
Various artists
Owls and Stars
Presented by Weisman Art Museum
Various artists
Owls and Stars

9 pm—1 am : Star gazing; 11 pm Raptor Center Owls
Weisman Art Museum
333 E River Road

9 pm – 1 am: explore the solar system with the Minnesota Astronomical Society. 11 pm: The Raptor Center will introduce you to some nocturnal feathered friends.



Presented by
Various artists
Topographies and Raster, Vector, Vexel
Presented by Minneapolis College of Art and Design
Various artists
Topographies and Raster, Vector, Vexel

9 pm—5:26 am
Minneapolis College of Art and Design
2501 Stevens Ave, Main Gallery and Concourse Gallery

Make a really big book on “Really Big Table” and explore art from the handmade to the digitally wrought. Think “Big expansive bobbing quiet.”



Presented by
Various artists
Northern Spark at Mill City Museum
Presented by Mill City Museum
Various artists
Northern Spark at Mill City Museum

9 pm—12 midnight
Mill City Museum
704 South 2nd Street, Exhibit Galleries

The museum will be open all night (exhibits and cafe until 12 midnight) with performances, activities, and artist projects throughout the building.



Presented by
Various artists
Voices in the Dark
Presented by Northern Lights.mn
Various artists
Voices in the Dark

9 pm—12 midnight
Mill City Museum
704 S Second Street, MCM Lunchroom

Voices in the Dark aren’t scary. They invite, enchant, tease, calm and (ultimately) raise your pulse rate.



Presented by
Various artists
Local Time
Presented by Weisman Art Museum
Various artists
Local Time

9 pm—5:26 am
Weisman Art Museum
Riverview Gallery – Level 1, 333 E River Road

Mellow under the moonlight at WAM. Watch the river fill with iron, dance to your own tune under the stars, picnic in the park, and catch up with your feathered nocturnal friends.



Presented by
WAM Collective
Picnic in the Park
Presented by Weisman Art Museum
WAM Collective
Picnic in the Park

9 pm—5:26 am
Weisman Art Museum
Riverview Gallery – Level 1, 333 E River Road

Relax under the stars on the inside of the museum. A park will be set up in the galleries where you can picnic, define a space for yourself, have your portrait sketched by an artist, listen to live music, and enjoy the stars with the Minnesota Astronomical Society.



Presented by
Aaron Westre & J Wynia
People Pixels
Presented by Northrop, Institute for Advanced Study - University of Minnesota, Honors Program—University of Minnesota
Aaron Westre & J Wynia
People Pixels

9 pm—5:26 am
Northrop
84 Church Street SE, Student Lounge

Help a computer make art: embrace your inner robot.



Presented by
Diane Willow
nightlife
Presented by Bell Museum of Natural History
Diane Willow
nightlife

9 pm—5:26 am
Bell Museum of Natural History
Corner of University Ave & 17th St SE

Micro-Cinemas and Tiny Listening Spaces are close encounters that feature small life, non-human animals and plants that share Minneapolitan nightlife with us.



Presented by
Works Progress Studio
Water Bar
Presented by Northrop, Institute for Advanced Study - University of Minnesota, Honors Program—University of Minnesota
Works Progress Studio
Water Bar

9 pm—5:26 am
Northrop Plaza
84 Church Street SE

Belly up to Water Bar to sample a tasting flight of municipal waters from around the Twin Cities, and learn about the local aquifers, lakes and rivers where these waters are sourced.



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