june, 2019

13jun5:00 pm8:00 pmOpening Celebration for 'It’s the People' Public Art Project


Event Details

Join us to celebrate the launch of “It’s the People,” a project inspired by the people whose experiences and stories create the unique vibrancy of Hennepin Avenue. It features nine large-scale portraits created by renowned Minnesota artists and features the avenue’s regulars. The artwork centers on five themes: workforce, transportation, LGBT+, theatre and youth.

The banners will be displayed at these locations:

33 South 6th St (City Center) — Workforce by Jake Armour
710 Hennepin Ave (Pantages Theatre) — Transportation by Xavier Tavera
830 Hennepin Ave (The Saloon MN) — LGBT+ by Nancy Musinguzi
900 Hennepin Ave (Hennepin Theatre Trust) — Theatregoers by Maya Washington
10 S 10th St (FAIR School Downtown) — Youth by Wing Young Huie and FAIR School students

Come to the party to enjoy live art and hear from some of the artists, grab a map and see how “It’s the People” joins our existing murals and public art projects to help transform the places and spaces that make the Hennepin Theatre District a vibrant, welcoming and safe place. The event will feature music from Dj izzie p, performances from Blue Lady and ZAMYA Theater Project, appetizers from Food Gallery Catering, a selfie booth, a cotton candy booth and more.

The project is presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust with support from UBS and Clear Channel Outdoor. Learn more about the project here: hennepintheatretrust.org/its-the-people


(Thursday) 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST


Hennepin Theatre Trust

900 Hennepin Avenue;


Hennepin Theatre Trust