Exhibitions & Events

Past Events

Current/Upcoming Events

  • Pete Driessen: Trestle Support Systems

    Images generously provided by Crow Wing County Historical Society & Museum   Pete Driessen: Trestle Support Systems   The Soap Factory presents Rethinking Public Spaces project, Trestle Support Systems, by Pete Driessen at the Northern Pacific Rail Yard site in Brainerd, Mn. Created with red pine wood and metal hardware, Trestle Support Systems is a solo public […]

    Oct 25, 2017 - Nov 4, 2017 Exhibition Details
  • Jess Hirsch: Emotional Platings

      EMOTIONAL PLATINGS Emotional Platings is a series of picnic kits from trees that heal specific emotions, identified in the Bach Flower Essence philosophy developed by Edward Bach in the 1940s. Each picnic kit includes a blanket, servingware crafted by the artist, a notecard with conversational prompts, and a notebook. The public will check out […]

    Oct 7, 2017 - Oct 21, 2017 Exhibition Details
  • Collectively We Support Your Autonomy

    Monica Sheets: Collectively We Support Your Autonomy Monica Sheets is installing a large-scale neon sign created in collaboration with Ne-Art Custom Neon in Northeast Minneapolis on the Soap Factory’s roof. The text – “collectively we support your autonomy” – is inspired by the participatory art projects she has previously initiated, offering a reflection of and comment on […]

    Oct 14, 2017 - Oct 14, 2018 Exhibition Details
  • The Soap Factory and Mizna co-present ‘Alien Technology II’ by Monira Al Qadiri

    The all-night Twin Cities art festival Northern Spark returns once again with the theme of climate, this year running all along the Green Line. At one end Mizna and The Soap Factory will present a mesmerizing 10-foot-round sculpture by Kuwaiti artist Monira Al Qadiri, who’s featured in Mizna’s recent environment-themed journal issue with a spotlight on her […]

    Jun 10, 2017 - Apr 17, 2018 Exhibition Details

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