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EVENT

Held every year the weekend before Thanksgiving, the MCAD Art Sale is your chance to buy one-of-a-kind art created by students and recent graduates at unbeatable prices. Now in its twenty first year, the sale is a Minnesota tradition that has generated more than $3,300,000 for emerging artists.

This event has gained a tremendous reputation as the one of the nation’s top destinations for affordable, appreciable artwork by leading-edge artists who are creating not only what’s new, but what’s next.

WHAT TO SEE

Eye-catching, one-of-a-kind art created by MCAD students and recent graduates at unbeatable prices along with hundreds of eager, local art enthusiasts.

Thousands of original artworks are displayed throughout MCAD’s galleries and hallways and represent all media, including, paintings, prints, photographs, sculpture, furniture, toys, clothing, jewelry, accessories, and more.

WHEN

Opening Reception: Thursday, November 15, 6:00–9:00 p.m. Taste of Whitter food experience and valet parking ($150)
Art Sale: Friday, November 16, 6:00–9:00 p.m. ($25/$30)
Art Sale: Saturday, November 17, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. (FREE)

TICKETS

mcad.edu/art-sale

PREVIEW

mcad.edu/preview

ARTWORK

Every piece is priced less than $1,500 and an average price less than $100. Preview this year’s artwork at mcad.edu/art-sale.

WHERE

MCAD Galleries, 2501 Stevens Ave, Minneapolis, MN

PROCEEDS

All proceeds go directly to the individual artists or to MCAD Art Sale Scholarship funds.

MCAD

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 750 students and offers bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees, and continuing education classes for all ages.