Weekend Tourist

The Weekend Tourist is about fun weekend excursions in the Twin Cities. From great parks to shopping destinations, she provides great tips on fun places to explore in our backyard.

Oct 20, 2015

We know that Minnesotans love art — Art-A-Whirl is the largest open studios in the country, the State Fair Fine Art Show is actually resume-worthy, and art centers are scattered throughout our landscape. Last week I was in Aitken at the Jaques Art Center and saw original work by the center’s namesake, Francis Lee Jaques, one of Minnesota’s finest painter/naturalists who also created the Bell Museum’s stunning dioramas. Art and nature go hand in hand in Minnesota.


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