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  • Organization Description The Minneapolis Art Lending Library (MALL) is an arts organization that provides the public the unique opportunity to borrow original artworks. The collection features a changing selection of over 100 contemporary artworks, with a focus on work from Twin Cities artists and includes paintings, drawings, prints, photographs, ceramics, sculptures, and more. Operating since 2013, MALL’s mission is to provides support for artists and share the joy of art with all members of…
  • Join the Minneapolis Art Lending Library at its spring Lending Hours in Downtown Minneapolis. During this event, we'll loan our collection of original artworks to members of the community. It's only possible with volunteer support. The event is from 5:00-8:00pm. Transport and set-up shifts are earlier in the afternoon, and load-out shifts are in the evening. Volunteers are needed for the following positions: * Transport artwork to/from storage * Photograph the event * Set-up * Greet visitor…
  • Join the Minneapolis Art Lending Library at the Minneapolis Central Library's Cargill Hall on Thursday, July 26th from 5pm-8pm to browse our collection of 100 original artworks. Once you find one that you love, we will check it out for you. Then it's yours to display in your home or office for three months, free of charge! If you are a first-time borrower, please make sure to bring proof of your current address. This event will take place in Cargill Hall, a gallery on the second floor of the M…
  • Art Needs People is an exhibition of new works by the artists of the Minneapolis Art Lending Library (MALL). The artists who participate in our circulating collection are as diverse as the community they serve: they work in a wide range of media and styles, come from a variety of backgrounds, and live both locally and across the country. They are united by the idea that art exists to be shared broadly, not exclusively. Just as people need art, art needs people. This exhibition celebrates the ecl…
  • Join the Minneapolis Art Lending Library at the North Commons Recreation Center on April 27th from 5pm-8pm to browse our collection of 100 original artworks. Once you find one that you love, we will check it out for you. Then it's yours to display in your home or office for three months, free of charge! If you are a first-time borrower, please make sure to bring proof of your current address. As part of this lending event, artist fellow Lula Saleh will present an interactive activity called Lo…
  • Join the Minneapolis Art Lending Library at the North Commons Recreation Center on April 27th from 5pm-8pm to browse our collection of 100 original artworks. Once you find one that you love, we will check it out for you. Then it's yours to display in your home or office for three months, free of charge! If you are a first-time borrower, please make sure to bring proof of your current address. As part of this lending event, artist fellow Lula Saleh will present an interactive activity called Lo…
  • How to Submit to the MALL circulating collection: Simply follow the link below to our online application! In the application, you will attach image files and provide information for up to three works of art. Make sure all images are no larger than 10MB and are in jpeg format, and you're good to go!  We're now offering a $50 participation stipend for each artwork accepted into the collection. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSclDYKFf-2C-y-LsfAHnH0IOIcqboWD... Keep in mind: + All 2D artw…