Our core values

Creative Visionary  |  Connector  |  Unexpected Fun



Public Art


The City of North Mankato is seeking proposals for public art to be included along the newly designed Commerce Drive cooridor.




Follow our website on exciting events happening at the Arts Guild and around our growing arts community in Greater Mankato.  

movers + shakers


Artists and creatives are the reason we do what we do. Pop into a monthly meet up to Connect. Create. Cultivate. with other local creatives in the Greater Mankato area. 




Follow the Twin Rivers Blog to learn about arts and culture trends in Southern MN and the facinating lives and work of our creative community.



Our members believe, like we do, that arts and culture play a big role in shaping our vibrant community. Learn more about membership benefits.


Arts & culture strategy

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The best way to embed arts and culture into the community is to plan for it. Learn more about the Get Creative, Mankato plan and North Mankato Public Art Ideas Plan.

Featured Affiliate

Writer’s quarry


Mission: produce quality writing through the use of a writing workshop, explore the craft of writing through feedback, exercises, and the sharing of ideas, and build a strong supportive community of writers.

CityArt Walking Sculpture Tour

2019 Sculptures