Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Event Plug: Finnish Celebration of Design this Saturday!

If you are looking for something fun to do on Saturday, I have something exciting to share!
Photo by Pete Sieger

At Christ Church Lutheran in South Minneapolis, there is a going to be a free community celebration of Finnish design they are calling Good Design is Forever.  This year Helsinki has been selected as the World Design Capital and there will be many events and programs throughout Finland.  Minneapolis’ treasured church designed by Eliel Saarinen and son Eero Saarinen seems the perfect place to celebrate Finland’s artistic contribution to the world through design.

Where: Christ Lutheran Church
             3244 34th Avenue South  Mpls, MN 55406

When:   This Saturday, January 28th  10am-4pm

Cost:     FREE! (except the food and shopping part :)

What:    A glass exhibit, architectural tours, a textile exhibit by Marimekko, documentaries, lots of Finnish food and shopping



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