Our core values

Creative Visionary  |  Connector  |  Unexpected Fun



Public Art


In Fall 2019, artist Guido van Helten will transform the Ardent Mills silos located in Old Town Mankato into works of art as we continue revitalization efforts in our City Center.




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

Chldren’s Museum of Southern mn


“The Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota is the catalyst for building a stronger, more vibrant community around play so that all children in our region share in a bright future of opportunity and well-being. Our mission is to ignite the natural curiosity of every child through the power of play in a dynamic, awe-inspiring environment.”

Emy Frentz Gallery

Juried exhibition: palatable creations