One Fur Trade
30 x 24"
acrylic on canvas

Baudette, MN, Walleye Capital of the world!

Welcome to the Twin Cities!

(above) Minnesota's capital building in Saint Paul

(below) Overgrown Cathedral Catholic School building sits across the street from St. Paul's Cathedral (above). Snoopy's house sits out front, and the street marks the first school patrol crossing in the world. Originated on Jan. 17th, 1921, by Sister Carmela Hanggi, principal of Cathedral School.

Inside St. Paul's Cathedral

St. Paul is full of amazing residential structures. We walked along Summit Avenue, which is the longest remaining stretch of residential Victorian architecture in the United States, which includes the Governor's Mansion.

Washington Avenue Bridge: double-decker bridge, with the lower portion designated for road traffic and the upper level used for pedestrians and bicycles

Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum designed Frank Gehry. Free Admission daily (pay for parking)!

Inside the Weisman - Doug Argue's "Untitled" fills the far wall. It is more striking in person.

The Guthrie, designed by Jean Nouvel just opened on June 26 and adds interest to the river skyline.
Mall Of America is a nightmare of a mall. There is an amusement park in the center and three floors of shops. It is so large that there are several stores that have separate locations within the one mall!

St. Mary's Basilica. The oldest basilica in N. America.

Taking the bridge to the sculpture garden.

Minneapolis Sculpture Garden at Walker Art Center - 11-acre garden displaying important works of art by leading American and international artists

"Spoonbridge and Cherry" by Claes Oldenburg and Coosje Van Bruggen

Alene Grossman Memorial Arbor

Minneapolis Institute of Arts (free admission daily)

At the Walker Art Center, we attended a gallery talk for the exhibit "Ordinary Culture." It and combines the work of Jay Heikes, Adam Helms, and Rodney McMillan. (right) Curator Doryun Chong and Helms discuss the exhibit.

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