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Celebrate new public art along the shores of Bde Maka Ska on June 8 at 10:30 am!

The City of Minneapolis and Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) are pleased to announce the dedication of a new gathering space and public artwork at Bde Maka Ska on June 8, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. Festivities will include music, comments from descendants and artists, refreshments provided by The Sioux Chef and activities for the […]

Study Report Update Presented to Board and Public

Staff presented a study report [PDF] update on the Bde Maka Ska Public Art Project at the August 9, 2017 meeting of the Board of Commissioners.  The Study Report includes an updated site design, concepts for some of the public art elements, and a timeline.

Public Meeting #2 Summary

Bde Maka Ska/Mahpiya Wicasta Public Art & Site Improvements Public Meeting #2 This meeting was held on February 27, 2017. Agenda [PDF] Key Comments and Upcoming Dates [PDF] Presentation [PDF] Project Map [PDF] Site Design Concepts [PDF]

Public Meeting #1 Summary

Bde Maka Ska/Mahpiya Wicasta Public Art & Site Improvements Public Meeting #1 This meeting was held on February 2, 2017. Agenda [PDF] Background PowerPoint [PDF] Project area map [PDF] Project funding [PDF] Project timeline [PDF] Meeting goals [PDF] Calhoun/Bde Maka Ska-Harriet Master Plan draft recommendations [PDF] Area existing plaques [PDF] Small group questions [PDF] Upcoming […]

Call for artists and writers for Bde Maka Ska Public Art Project

An open Call for Artists for the Bde Maka Ska Public Art Project will run January 25-March 1. This public art project is part of construction improvements for Bde Maka Ska (Lake Calhoun) to create a gathering space and improved lake access. Both the site improvements and the public art will celebrate the history and […]