Twin Cities American Indian Arts Festival

The Twin Cities American Indian Arts Festival is a vibrant outdoor festival that celebrates American Indian arts and cultures and stimulates economic opportunity along historic Franklin Avenue in Minneapolis. As the only American Indian arts festival in the Twin Cities, this free and open event celebrates the rich history and place of American Indian people in Minnesota.

The Twin Cities American Indian Arts Festival will be held on Saturday, June 11th and Sunday, June 12th along historic Franklin Avenue in South Minneapolis — only blocks from the Franklin Light Rail Station. This event will bring together Indigenous artists, performers, and musicians from across Minnesota in celebration of American Indian cultural arts.

Join us as we welcome thousands of people and families to this FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC event.

Get involved as a sponsor, artist (pdf), vendor (pdf), or food vendor (pdf). 

he Twin Cities American Indian Arts Festival will welcome over 4,000 attendees its first year. During the two days, attendees will experience and interact with American Indian contemporary fine artists, dancers, singers and exhibitors in the outdoor All My Relations Arts Plaza. Attendees will enjoy cultural demonstrations, a fine arts plaza, hands-on activities, vendors, and food that showcase American Indian cultures and traditions.

All My Relations Arts Plaza will present credentialed artists representing a diversity of styles, mediums and sensibilities all arising from indigenous traditions of beadwork, quilting, carving, painting, dance, storytelling, song and other art forms.

All information taken from the event's website