Guerilla by Design-An ambush style furniture exhibition in downtown Minneapolis

What would you do if a group of 16 furniture designers invaded your space and replaced your items with furniture designed specifically for your site? Guerilla by Design is an ambush-style furniture exhibit by a group of local designers who are transforming the city’s design reputation by proving that smart and beautiful furniture design isn’t only reserved for New York, Chicago and San Francisco. Stylish furniture is being designed right here in the Twin Cities.

 

The show is happening Friday, August 10th from 2pm-7pm, Saturday, August 11th from 4pm-11pm with an opening party from 7pm-11pm, and Sunday, August 12th from 11am-3pm.  The space located at 25 N. 4th St. I had the opportunity of speaking with Maya Khaira, the show’s spokeswoman and local furniture designer about the inspiration behind the idea.

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Ad Hoc Art-Downtown Minneapolis Pop-up Art Gallery

Art by Lintu Art

All of us Minnesotans cherish the short-lived summer, but this year, we have another short lived event to enjoy. In the heart of downtown Minneapolis at 88 S 10th St. resides pop-up art gallery, Ad Hoc Art. The gallery is in its space only until the end of August. While you may visit the gallery during its normal hours of Tu-Fri 11am-8pm, Sat 10am-8pm and Sun 10am-2pm, they are hosting a free event tonight, Friday, July 20th from 7 to 10pm with music and cold treats! Read on to learn more about Ad Hoc Art and view more photos from the gallery.

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