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Event Details

When: Friday, December 6, 6:00–10:00 p.m.
Where: MCAD Whittier Studios, 2835 Harriet Ave South, Minneapolis
Who: 36 master of fine arts students developing their practice in the areas of graphic design, comic arts, painting, drawing, illustration, animation, photography, sculpture, installation, performance, printmaking, paper, and book arts.

NOVEMBER 7, 2013–Minneapolis, MN—In the heart of Whittier neighborhood lies a multifaceted space where 36 diverse Minneapolis College of Art & Design (MCAD) master of fine arts students have converged to develop their creative disciplines in a robust and dynamic environment making work that will inspire, challenge, and delight.

Thirty-Six, the third Open Studio Night presented by MCAD MFA students at Whittier Studios, allows the public to meet these 36 diverse visual artists in their studio environments and see their creative process and finished work.
Thirty-Six is located at MCAD Whittier Studios and hosted by Minneapolis College of Art and Design.

There will be live student performances, music all night by Dr. Malta & DJ Monolith, and light refreshments provided. The event is free and open to the public.

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Recognized nationally and internationally for its innovative and interdisciplinary approaches to visual arts education, the Minneapolis College of Art and Design is home to more than 700 students and offers professional certificates, bachelor of fine arts and bachelor of science degrees, and graduate degrees. 


The Minneapolis College of Art and Design MFA program is a community of makers, thinkers, theorists, researchers, and creative professionals. Our student body is diverse with a robust international presence. A majority of credits are earned through one-on-one work with a faculty mentor throughout the two years. The subject of student inquiry responds to social, cultural, and professional needs as well as to entrepreneurial opportunities, stretching across art and design practices. Students in the program pursue creative work in a lively, interdisciplinary environment that includes graphic design, printmaking, paper & book arts, painting, photography, illustration, sculpture, drawing, animation, interactive media, filmmaking, comic arts, furniture design, and installation art.



There are limited parking spots west to the Whittier Studio Building.
Street Parking is available on Grand Ave. S. and Harriet Ave. S.