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Chicago Avenue Fire Arts Center Evening Exploration

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Join us as we explore the Chicago Avenue Fire Arts Center

The Chicago Avenue Fire Art Center's home is in the former Nokomis Theater at 38th and Chicago in South Minneapolis. An important part of CAFAC’s vision includes the preservation, restoration, and adaptive reuse of this once vibrant artistic and social amenity back into a hub for creativity, culture, and community.

The Chicago Avenue Fire Arts Center (CAFAC) is a non-profit arts organization that fills a unique niche in arts programming for the Twin Cities region. Its focus is on fine and industrial art forms that are produced using heat, spark, or flame—collectively known as "fire arts"—including sculptural welding, blacksmithing, glasswork, jewelry making, and others. CAFAC provides classes to anyone with an interest, from youth to adult and beginner to master-level artisans. We also offer studio rental facilities to working and emerging artists and feature a storefront gallery space.

We'll reconvene after our tour and exploration for drinks and conversation atEastlake Craft Brewery in the Midtown Global Market

See you there! 

As always, we encourage you to share your experience on social media. Please tag @PreserveMinneapolis and @FireArtsCenter and use the hashtag #PMatCAFAC so we can find your posts :)

Learn more about Chicago Avenue Fire Arts Center here:

Earlier Event: March 13
Bimonthly Board Meeting