Arts & Culture

At this 40th annual community volunteer recognition reception, honorees from all around Edina were publically thanked for their volunteer efforts. Mayor Hovland also awarded five individual service commendations. Congratulations to all of the honorees.


How to Stop Time by Matt Haig

Art of Edina launched in 2015 as an initiative aimed at giving rising and established Edina artists public space to display their art.

One never knows what can be found inside a box of cereal. Mini cartoon characters. Parachuting army men. Silly stickers. Max Peichel, 16, of Edina found something truly valuable—a passion for racing cars.

For 13 years Samantha Grose has spent her days building and remodeling other people’s dream homes as principal designer at JP & Co.

After returning to literary aspirations that had been placed on the proverbial backburner, crime writer Jessica Ellis Laine is about to reach a new milestone: her first completed novel.

From school plays at Normandale Elementary in Edina to the big stage, actor Kit Treece has come a long way. “Edina community arts is definitely where I started to fall in love with the theater,” Treece says.

When Melissa Hunzelman took this photo titled Puppy Love, the Hunzelman’s puppy Buddy was brand new. “I think we had only had him two weeks at this point,” Hunzelman says.
Strolling through the streets of Edina, residents and visitors can enjoy an abundance of public art.