Third Thursday: Design Night with AIGA Minnesota

Mix and mingle with creatives from the local design community, enjoy live music, and indulge in food truck fare from Sandy’s Grill and Brava restaurant/ food truck. Take in a pop-up of AIGA Minnesota‘s “Design Impact Series: Print Show” featuring work by creative professionals in Minnesota using their talents to explore themes of racial identity. Make a font using unconventional materials in a workshop lead by Chank Diesel, play with kinetic art tables by Sisyphus Industries, and pose in the photo booth. Check out the innovative design of Handsome Cycles‘ new shipping container turned Mobile Experience equipped for bike demos, rentals, repair, and classes. Get to know the 3M Art Tech Prize and join us for user testing of this year’s winning project, the Divining Rod.

Design Night Innovation Pop-Up Talks:
6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Design Impact Series: Print Show Artists Conversation featuring Melanie Stovall, Terresa Hardaway, Adja Gildersleve, Joél Valdez and Donald Thomas, and moderated by Chris Cloud.
7:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Hear from Bruce Shapiro of Sisyphus Industries, Jesse Erickson of Handsome Cycles, and the most recent 3M ArtTech Prize winners Molly Reichert and Ben Arcand.

Thursday, August 17, 2017
Minneapolis Institute of Art
Free; refreshments for sale