If you're a fan of the arts, mark your calendars: there's plenty to do when it comes to artsy events in Minneapolis this week, from a film screening to a new art exhibit.
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The Experimental City Film Screening
Head to Dunwoody College for a film screening of Chad Freidrichs' The Experimental City. The documentary film explores the futuristic attempt to solve urban issues by creating a full-size city from scratch.
When: Tuesday, April 16, 6-8 p.m.
Where: Dunwoody College of Technology, Holden Center, 818 Dunwoody Blvd.
A Family Portrait of Labor and Love by Leslie Barlow
Help Minneapolis artist Leslie Barlow kick off her new exhibit, A Family Portrait of Labor and Love. Expect musical vibes from DJ Kirkabee and complimentary wine.
When: Wednesday, April 17, 7-10 p.m.
Where: Le Méridien Chambers Minneapolis, 901 Hennepin Ave.
The Book Technologies of the Early ‘People of the Book’
Learn about the earliest innovators of book-making. The lecture will feature Melissa Moreton, the assistant director of strategic initiatives at the Hill Museum and Manuscript Library. The lecture will focus on the Coptic and Ethiopic book traditions.
When: Thursday, April 18, 7-9 p.m.
Where: Minnesota Center For Book Arts, 1011 S. Washington Ave.
Up to 38% Off Hennepin History Museum
Experience the Hennepin History Museum located inside a historic mansion. View Hennepin County in the form of photographs with an exhibit about the Life of Hennepin County made of more than 14,000 photographs documenting the region.
Where: 2303 Third Ave. South
Price: $6 (25 percent off regular admission price)