Arts & Culture

When the Emlong family moved to Maple Grove from Denver in 2015, their to-do list started a lot like most families, except that right after getting settled in a new home, school and finding a doctor, there was another necessity on the list—joining a chapter of the

While the classroom is already a space for creativity, teachers sometimes find there isn’t always the support for projects that go above and beyond the typical learning experience. For schools in the Wayzata and Robbinsdale districts, that’s where education foundations have stepped in.

The Minnesota Water Garden Society, which marked its 20th year last summer, exists to help people enjoy water gardening. The society’s biggest public-outreach event is in an annual tour of metro-area gardens.

Alongside melting snow and budding trees, the Primavera Arts Festival is a sure sign that spring is on its way. The annual event, a collaboration between the Plymouth Arts Council and the city of Plymouth, has been held each April for over two decades—this year marks its 22nd year.

Most artists dream of seeing their art hang in galleries. Lisa Seltzer wears hers every day. The Plymouth resident got her first henna done 10 years ago and she’s been hooked since then.

The issue of climate change feels daunting to most, something too big for any given individual to have an impact upon.

Mary Ellen Becker’s training as a master gardener helps her answer tough questions about plants and more.

Jayne Morrison has been seeing gray in interior trends recently, but spring is about to bring a new crop of colorful features. Morrison recently completed a Plymouth bathroom and fireplace remodel — work that refreshed the space for a brighter feel.

Whether you’re making the move from renter to homeowner or just into a new place, the expertise of an agent can make for a smoother and informed process. Family and friends can give well-intentioned advice, but the details can get complex.

Team Thompson has come a long way. Husband and wife Dan and Kristi Thompson have been working together for the past 17 years guiding clients through the home buying process on two fronts.

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