Can you believe we are already halfway through August? Things here at Franconia have been full steam ahead all summer, I’m only now catching my breath. The Hot Metal Artists have come and gone, six of our nine fellowship artists-in-residence have installed their sculptures, and we are preparing to say goodbye to the summer intern artists (check […]
The 20th anniversary of Art-A-Whirl has finally arrived! Will you be attending? If so, visit Franconia in the City @ Casket to experience art, music, and family-friendly fun. Not familiar with Art-A-Whirl? Here’s what you need to know: Presented by the Northeast Minneapolis Arts Association (NEMAA), Art-A-Whirl is an open studio tour in Northeast Minneapolis. It’s a great […]
Franconia provides fee-free arts learning activities for rural youth filling a void made by the changes to creative learning and arts experiences in rural communities. The arts do matter and Franconia can provide part of the missing link.
We love our neighborhood – an eccentric place comprised of the rural communities of Shafer (MN), Taylors Falls (MN), and St. Croix Falls (WI). We love the scenic rural setting, the beauty of the St. Croix River, and the unique people that live and work here. With an undeniable energy in each town, we believe there’s a way […]