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In the Inez Greenberg Gallery...


August 30 – October 4, 2013
Ticketed Preview Party: Thursday, August 29, 2013 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Artist Talk: Thursday, September 26, 2013 7:00 pm
Closing Reception: Friday, October 4, 6:00 – 8:00 pm

Bloomington Civic Plaza by Erik Sletten

Preview Party

Thursday, August 29, 2013, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Celebrate with us! The night before Bloomington Mapworks III opens to the public, we’re throwing a party for the Mapworks artists, sponsors, and other BTAC friends. Be the first to see the artists’ interpretations of eight Bloomington landmarks and enjoy hors d'oeuvres by CRAVE, a cash bar, and live music by Brother Timothy. Tickets are required and may be purchased for $20 online or by calling the Bloomington Box Office at 952-563-8575.

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The Landmarks

The Artists

Craig Bell

D.C. Ice

Marjorie Moody

Erik Pearson

Erik Sletten

Holly Stone

Bloomington Mapworks III is the third in a series of related exhibits curated by artist Erik Sletten and will feature six Twin Cities artists’ interpretations of each of eight Bloomington landmarks: Nine Mile Creek, the Old Town Hall, Normandale Community College’s Japanese Garden, the Bush Lake Ski Jump, Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge, Bloomington Civic Plaza, Mall of America, and David Fong’s Restaurant. Bloomington residents selected the landmarks through a survey conducted in August 2011.

Bloomington Mapworks III encourages the exhibiting artists and the broader community to explore the historical, cultural, and aesthetic significance of the featured landmarks. An exhibition catalog, preview party, and artist talk will supplement the exhibit and provide a range of opportunities to appreciate the artwork and nurture community cohesiveness and pride.

To share your story or special memory about one of the eight Bloomington Mapworks landmarks or for more information about the exhibition and related events, please contact Visual Arts Director Rachel Daly Flentje at 952-563-8570 or

Nine Mile Creek Voted Bloomington's Favorite Landmark!

Nine Mile Creek Voted Bloomington's Favorite LandmarkMile Marker at Nine Mile Creek by Erik Pearson

Nine Mile Creek was voted Bloomington’s favorite landmark out of the eight landmarks featured in the Bloomington Mapworks III exhibition. Votes were cast via online surveys (2011-2013) and in-person surveys at the Heritage Days Festival (2012) and the City of Bloomington Farmers Market (2013).

Platinum Sponsors

Larkin Hoffman

Mall of America


Gold Sponsors
Alliant Consulting, Inc.
Bloomington Heritage Days

Silver Sponsors
Bud & Karen Nordstrom (in honor of the Bush Lake Ski Jump)

Bronze Sponsors

Chad Yeager
Mortgages Unlimited, Inc. –
Nicollet Partners
Tim & Naomi Drenk
Bloomington Chamber of Commerce

Buyer at Large
Karen Loome
Craig and Holly Moline
Marlay & Margaret Smith
Tamarack Gallery
Bloomington Historical Society
Doug & Connie Buberl
Friends of the Minnesota Valley
Carl & Jenny Holmberg
Dr. Heidi Hubbard (in honor of Erik Sletten)
Cathryn Kennedy Consulting
Quickfire Pizza
Andy & Ginny Kass
Pete & Kim Sletten
Dave & Michele Schultz

Gallery Hours

Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 10:00 pm
Saturday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday, 1:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Become a Sponsor

For sponsorship levels and benefits, click here.

To become a sponsor, please download and mail a
sponsor commitment card or contact Andrea Specht