31 new sculptures were installed on May 22. Come on down and enjoy!
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Greater Mankato is a thriving arts community with quality theater, music, dance and visual arts programs. Public art can be found throughout the City Center in the form of sculptures, murals, monuments and other elements of interest. Some public art in acquired for the community through the Walking Sculpture Tour; other pieces are commissioned for specific locations.
No matter where you are in the City Center, art is close by!
Alive After 5
Alive After 5 is a free summer concert series held on Thursday nights from 5:00-7:30 p.m. in August. This fun after hours event hosted by the City Center Partnership is a social gathering for co-workers, friends and family to enjoy live music, artisan market, food and beverages in a relaxed outdoor setting. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy a fun evening out in City Center Mankato!
24th Annual RibFest
The 24th Annual RibFest returns to the Vetter Stone Amphitheater August 4 - 7, 2022. Get ready for Greater Mankato’s tastiest music festival this summer with iconic performers and mouthwatering BBQ from award-winning ribbers all over the US.
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For almost a decade, CityArt had been strategizing about ways to incorporate artwork onto the silos and thanks to van Helten and a group of generous donors, Silo Art is now telling a story of Greater Mankato.