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Northern Spark 2016:
Guidebook

20 page Northern Spark 2016 Guidebook

[2.2 MB]

Northern Spark 2016: Report

28 page Northern Spark 2016 Report

[5.4 MB]

Northern Spark 2015:
Guidebook

16 page Northern Spark 2015 Guidebook

[2.4 MB]

Northern Spark 2014:
Guidebook

80 page Northern Spark 2014 Guidebook

[7.4 MB]

Northern Spark 2013: Report

[9.3 MB]

Northern Spark 2013: Guidebook (with ads)

64 page Northern Spark 2013 Guidebook

[8 MB]

Northern Spark 2013:
Guidebook

64 page Northern Spark 2013 Guidebook

[8.6 MB]

Northern Spark 2012: Report

[3.1 MB]

Northern Spark 2012:
Guidebook

48 page Northern Spark 2012 Guidebook

[3.7 MB]

Northern Spark 2011: Report

[5.5 MB]

Northern Spark 2011:
Guidebook

32 page Northern Spark 2011 Guidebook

[3.2 MB]

The Lowertown Line: Cloud Cult, Minneapolis Convention Center, Northern Spark 2015.

Photo: Kory Lidstrom.

[7 MB]

Luke Savisky, E/x MN, Mill Ruins Park and Gold Medal Silos, Northern Spark 2015.

Photo: Ian Plant.

[8 MB]

UCLA Game Lab, Game Bar, Orchestra Hall, Target Atrium, Northern Spark 2015.

Photo: Shawn Orton.

[8 MB]

Peavy Plaza, Northern Spark 2015.

Photo: Shawn Orton.

[7 MB]

Osama Esid, Still/Life/Syria, Mill Ruins Park, Northern Spark 2015.

Photo: Ian Plant.

[9 MB]

MakeSh!t, Public Acts of Drawing, Northern Spark 2014.

Photo: Wendy Schreier.

[1.6 MB]

Amanda Lovelee, Christopher Field, Kyle Waites, and Sarah West, Balancing Ground, Northern Spark 2014.

Photo: Wendy Schreier.

[1.2 MB]

MINN_LAB, POSTography, Northern Spark 2014.

Photo: Kory Lidstrom.

[1.6 MB]

HOTTEA, La Maroma, Northern Spark 2014.

Photo: Dusty Hoskovec.

[0.9 MB]

Chris Larson, Celebration/Love/Loss, Northern Spark 2013.

Photo: Olga Ivanova.

[2 MB]

Michael Murnane, Under Ice, Northern Spark 2012.

Photo: Patrick Kelley.

[3.2 MB]

Keetra Dean Dixon, Swing Hall, Swing All, Northern Spark 2012.

Photo: Jayme Halbritter.

[1 MB]

Piotr Szyhalski, Empty Words (so that we can do our living), Northern Spark 2011.

Photo: Patrick Kelley.

[1.2 MB]

Northern Spark Logos

Set of EPS files for print and JPEG files for screen

[1.4 MB]

Northern Lights.mn Logos

Set of EPS files for print and JPEG files for screen

[1 MB]

Northern Spark 2017 Highlights

The dusk till dawn art festival’s 7th year inspired attendees in 7 neighborhoods along Metro Transit’s Green Line to change their perceptions about climate change through interactive art projects.

How to Experience Northern Spark

With 7 sites to travel between, we recommend planning your Northern Spark experience.

Northern Spark Opening Ceremony

Mayor Hodges with the Creative City Challenge winner and performers launch Northern Spark 2017 in Minneapolis’ The Commons park on June 10 at 8:30 pm.

Northern Spark Launch Party

Northern Spark’s 7th year kicks off with the Launch Party from 7 – 9 pm on Saturday, June 10 at Thresher Square.

Northern Spark 2017 Explores Neighborhoods

The first Northern Spark Program Council, a leadership group of artists, inspires participation from community members to present projects that respond to climate change themes.

Press Preview on Wednesday, May 24th, 6pm at The Soap Factory

On Tuesday, May 24th at 6pm, you’re invited to join us at The Soap Factory for a preview of the festival.

Announcing Northern Spark 2017 Collaboration with Metro Transit

To kick off Northern Spark 2017, Northern Lights.mn and Metro Transit have partnered to commission a spectacular full-color train wrap created by artist Andrea Carlson.

Northern Spark Lights Up Minneapolis on June 11, 2016

Join us for the sixth year of Northern Spark! Bringing art to the streets of Minneapolis all night, from 9:00 PM – 5:26 AM.

Helado Negro sparks the night at Northern Spark on June 11, 2016

Opening Ceremony and concert begins at the Minneapolis Convention Center Plaza with Creative City Challenge winner Wolf & Moose.

Virtual Reality: The New Frontier

Takes You to 18 Virtual Worlds at Northern Spark 2016 and the Walker Art Center

Northern Spark to focus on Climate Change

Northern Spark, has announced that its 2016 and 2017 festivals will focus on Earth’s changing environment.