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Bloomington Center for the Arts

A dynamic center for creative appreciation

1800 W. Old Shakopee Road, north end of building
Hours: Mon. - Fri. 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.; Sat. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sun. 1 - 10 p.m.
Closed on some holidays

Musical players on stage.
Potters using wheel to shape clay.
Watercolorist at work

Center for the Arts entrance at Civic Plaza

Bloomington Center for the Arts occupies the north end of the Bloomington Civic Plaza.

The center is a focal point for the performing and visual arts for thousands of people in Bloomington and the surrounding communities.

The facility is utilized by nine resident art organizations, the City and the community for arts activities, City functions and private rentals.

Resident arts organizations

Use the following links to visit the Web sites of resident organizations of Bloomington Center for the Arts. Because the links leave the City of Bloomington's Web site, each opens in a new browser window.

Organizations external link

Phone

Angelica Cantanti Youth Choirs

952-563-8572

Bloomington Fine Arts Council

952-563-8567

Bloomington Chorale

952-563-8582

Bloomington Symphony Orchestra

952-563-8573

Bloomington Theatre and Art Center

952-563-8587

Continental Ballet Company

952-563-8562

Medalist Concert Band

952-563-8583

NOTE-able Singers

952-563-8582

Thursday Musical

n/a

Galleries

The Bloomington Theater and Art Center presents exhibitions in the Inez Greenburg Gallery and the Atrium Gallery at the north end of Bloomington Civic Plaza.

The Inez Greenberg Gallery typically features group shows, and site-specific art installations. The Atrium Gallery hosts smaller exhibits, often by a solo artist.

Building hours and other information

Hours:

  • Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.
  • Saturday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Sunday, 1 - 10 p.m.

Dates closed:

  • New Year's Day - January 1 (or nearest weekday)
  • Martin Luther King Day - Third Monday in January
  • President's Day - Third Monday in February
  • Easter Sunday
  • Memorial Day - Last Monday in May
  • Independence Day - July 4 (or nearest weekday)
  • Labor Day - First Monday in September
  • Veterans' Day - November 11 (or nearest weekday)
  • Thanksgiving Day - Fourth Thursday in November
  • Christmas Day - December 25 (or nearest weekday)

Accessibility: Bloomington Center for the Arts is accessible for individuals with disabilities.

Pets: No animals are allowed (excepting service animals for people with disabilities).

Smoking: Bloomington Center for the Arts is a nonsmoking facility. Smoking on the grounds is permitted only in designated areas.

Art Center mural: During the summer of 2007, mural artist Erik Pearson painted a 2,500-square-foot mural that wraps around the northeast corner of the Center for the Arts building's exterior. Learn more about the mural, and view a slideshow of the mural's installation.

 

For more information, contact:

Jill Murphy, Recreation Supervisor
PH: 952-563-8889, TTY: 952-563-8740, FAX: 952-563-8715
Email: jmurphy@BloomingtonMN.gov

 

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