Signature City Minneapolis

From masterpieces at the Institute of Arts, Walker Art Center and Sculpture Garden, to backstage access at the Guthrie Theater, learn why Minneapolis is a mecca for art lovers.
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Program No. 19681RJ
7 days
Starts at

At a Glance

Experience the best of Twin Cities’ architecture, art, theater and music with cultural experts. Discover an incredible range of art at the superb Minneapolis Institute of Arts and American Swedish Institute. At the renowned Guthrie Theater, go backstage and attend a performance. Discover artistic marvels such as the Walker Art Center and Sculpture Garden, and attend a concert at one of the cities’ famed concert venues. Explore the City of Lakes by coach, walk its historical riverfront and take a peek at Twin City St. Paul.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Go backstage at the architecturally intriguing Guthrie Theater and attend an outstanding performance.
  • Explore masterpieces of world art at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts.
  • Discover hidden treasures at the lovely American Swedish Institute’s Turnblad Mansion and the Walker Art Center and Sculpture Garden.
Visit the Road Scholar Bookshop
You can find many of the books we recommend at the Road Scholar store on bookshop.org, a website that supports local bookstores.
Main Street
by Sinclair Lewis
O What a Luxury: Verses Lyrical, Vulgar, Pathetic & Profound
by Garrison Keillor
Great Houses of Summit Avenue and the Hill District
by Karen Melvin
Minnesota’s 20th Century: Stories of Extraordinary Everyday People
by D.J. Tice and Richard Olsenius
Through No Fault of My Own: A Girl's Diary of Life on Summit Avenue in the Jazz Age
by Coco Irvine
The Great Gatsby
by F. Scott Fitzgerald
by Jon Hassler
AIA Guide to the Twin Cities: The Essential Source on the Architecture of Minneapolis and St. Paul
by Larry Millett

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