Smallest Museum announces six months of very tiny shows

The Smallest Museum in St. Paul at Workhorse Coffee Bar, 2399 W. University Ave., has announced its monthly exhibits from January to June 2017. The Smallest Museum is a micro-museum housed in a vintage fire hose cabinet just outside the front door of the coffeehouse.

In January, Annie Walsh Alvarado will install the show “Miniature Books—Littl(er) Free Libraries.” February’s show, “Here,”

will feature work by Nate Turner. In March, Elizabeth Flinsch will show “Beauty of the Beaten Path— University and Raymond Pedestrian Photos.”

In April, J. Kevin Byrne will present “OATH (Outrageously Artistic Tiny Home): 30th anniversary of ‘Tiny Houses.’ ” Jesse Jarnow’s May exhibited will be “The Promised Land: Keith Haring and the Grateful Dead in St. Paul, May

1977.” The June show will be Nathanael Flink’s Vintage Dentist Slides and Teeth Zines.

The 2017 exhibit year was funded by a grant from the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council. Five leaders from local arts organizations and community members read and scored all submissions.

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