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Now in its seventh year, MFA Open Studio Night—where the public is invited into the artists’ and designers’ studios—has become a beloved tradition. Our outstanding class of forty-two artists and designers will showcase their work in the MFA Gallery, with several pieces also being available for purchase. The evening will include live student performances, music, and light refreshments.

Please join us for an interesting and engaging evening as our master of fine arts students share their creative process and work.


Comic Art / Drawing / Filmmaking / Furniture Design / Graphic Design / Illustration / Installation / Painting / Paper and Book Arts / Performance / Photography / Printmaking / Sculpture


Friday, December 9, 2016 6:00–9:00 p.m.


MCAD MFA Studios and Gallery
2201 1st Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55408

The location of our new 38,000-square-foot space, conveniently located a block from MCAD’s main campus and across the street from Mia, has made this a truly special place for the highest caliber of graduate study and practice.


The Minneapolis College of Art and Design is recognized nationally and internationally for its innovative and interdisciplinary approaches to visual arts education. Home to 800 students, it offers professional certificates, bachelor of fine arts and bachelor of science degrees, and graduate degrees.