Festival Partners

Hallie Q. Brown Community Center

The mission of Hallie Q. Brown Community Center, Inc is to improve the quality of life in our community by providing access to critical human services, fostering and promoting personal growth, and developing community leadership.

With a primary focus in the Summit-University area, Hallie Q. Brown Community Center successfully operates a wide variety of programs, which specifically address the critical needs of community residents.

Native American Community Development Institute (NACDI)

The Native American Community Development Institute acts as a catalyst to help Native people create the future they envision. Our work is founded on the belief that all American Indian people have a place, purpose, and a future strengthened by sustainable community development.

NACDI initiates projects that benefit the Native community, often in partnership with other Indigenous-led organizations.

The Commons

The Commons is a 4.2 acre public green space in downtown Minneapolis. The park is bounded by 4th and 5th Streets and Park Avenue and 5th Avenue.

The Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy program of the City of Minneapolis

The City of Minneapolis Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy program’s mission is to leverage the creative sector towards social and economic growth in the city of Minneapolis.

Foci Minnesota Center for Glass Art

Foci MCGA is a nonprofit glass studio. We provide space for artists, educators and the public to gather, learn and practice the ancient art of shaping molten glass. The gallery and studio are free to visit and open to the public Monday – Sunday, from 10 am to 9 pm.

Hallie Q. Brown Community Center

The mission of Hallie Q. Brown Community Center, Inc is to improve the quality of life in our community by providing access to critical human services, fostering and promoting personal growth, and developing community leadership.

With a primary focus in the Summit-University area, Hallie Q. Brown Community Center successfully operates a wide variety of programs, which specifically address the critical needs of community residents.

Native American Community Development Institute (NACDI)

The Native American Community Development Institute acts as a catalyst to help Native people create the future they envision. Our work is founded on the belief that all American Indian people have a place, purpose, and a future strengthened by sustainable community development.

NACDI initiates projects that benefit the Native community, often in partnership with other Indigenous-led organizations.

Walker Art Center

The Walker Art Center is a catalyst for the creative expression of artists and the active engagement of audiences. Focusing on the visual, performing, and media arts of our time, the Walker takes a global, multidisciplinary, and diverse approach to the creation, presentation, interpretation, collection, and preservation of art. Walker programs examine the questions that shape and inspire us as individuals, cultures, and communities.

Weavers Guild of Minnesota

The Weavers Guild of Minnesota’s mission is to preserve and advance the arts of weaving, spinning, and dyeing.