Saint Paul Public Library
Literary readings, summer movies, Saint Paul Jazz Festival, educational and enjoyable art projects and hobbies, classes in many genres. Please visit www.sppl.org for information about storytime and featured events today.
Pay what you can night
Many Twin Cities theaters have one evening during a production with a reduced cost that can be free of admission. Minneapolis Theater Garage is one theater that is incredibly giving to patrons as are most theaters with offering patrons a chance to view why an artist is an artist. Please visit your theater of interest website for production information. Any usher is unlikely to count your donation on an evening of pay what you can.
Classical and R&B concerts
Many churches offer classical concerts throughout the year. Coffee shops offer singer-songwriter performances and major music venues offer free concerts. Please visit the concert event page for more information about free concerts and events at www.vita.min.com, www.citypages.com, www.cantussings.org, http://letsgo.mn/, http://schubert.org and http://minnesota.publicradio.org/.
Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Free every day. Hours are 10a.m.-5p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 10a.m.-9p.m. Thursday, 11a.m.-5p.m. Sunday, Closed on Monday. Please visit www.artsmia.org for events and exhibit information.
Northern Clay Center
Galleries free. Hours are TWFS 10a.m.-6p.m., Thursday 10a.m.-7p.m., Sunday 12p.m.-4p.m., Monday closed. Please visit www.northernclaycenter.org for more information about artists, classes, upcoming events and ceramic tours and destinations.