Youth & Family
December 910:00am – 11:30am
December 91:00pm – 3:30pm
Swedish Christmas goat made out of straw used as a decoration during the holidays. There is a giant one built in Gävle, Sweden, every year and this year ASI has added its own oversized julbock to the collection.
Hur många julbock har du hemma? How many straw Christmas goats do you have at home?
I had such a wonderful time at ASI that I became a member! Thank you for the excellent programming you bring to our Twin Cities community!— ASI Member
I had such a wonderful time at ASI that I became a member! Thank you for the excellent programming you bring to our Twin Cities community!
A trip to Minneapolis isn't complete without a visit to ASI— CNN
A trip to Minneapolis isn't complete without a visit to ASI
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Named one of Twin Cities Business Magazine’s “Unique Venues for Business Events,” ASI has developed a reputation as the preferred Twin Cities venue for lavish corporate affairs, business meetings, conferences and social events.
With the contemporary Nelson Cultural Center, the historic Turnblad Mansion and a spacious courtyard, ASI’s campus features a variety of flexible meeting rooms and presentation venues to fit your event needs.
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ASI’s flexible venues accommodate a range of events, from small-scale meetings to company-wide celebrations, and everything in between.
With an intimate outdoor rooftop perfect for a cocktail hour, views of the Turnblad Mansion, and an adjacent interior promenade, ASI’s largest event venue is perfect for seated dinners, standing events, lectures, receptions and performances.
Capacity: 250 plated, 300 lecture, 400 reception.
ASI’s Folke Bernadotte conference room is ideal for meetings and presentations.
Capacity: 20 luncheon, 45 meeting, 60 lecture.
Paulson Hall within the Turnblad Mansion is perfect for dinners and presentations and is located adjacent to two classrooms that can be used for breakout sessions or preparation.
Capacity: 120 theater or reception, 80 plated.
The ASI Courtyard provides a charming outdoor alternative that combines slate paving and grass and is suitable for a range of events.
Capacity: 500+ reception, 250 plated.
The Grand Hall of the Turnblad Mansion is perfect for intimate receptions with the option of opening the Mansion for viewing as part of your event.
Capacity: 12 seated presentation, 150 reception.
From seated dinners to outrageously inventive theme parties and tented outdoor affairs, Slate & Stone has the talent and ingenuity to create the most memorable wedding menus.
Photo credit: Jeannine Marie Photography
We collaborate with A/V and event vendors regularly and can connect you with potential partners as needed.
ASI has an on-site caterer, Slate & Stone. Slate & Stone has a full liquor license and is certified for on-site food service.
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ASI has experience hosting a wide range of receptions, parties and events. We have full capabilities for events of all sizes.
ASI’s campus has a number of classrooms and smaller meeting rooms perfect for breakout sessions, conferences, or focused meetings.
ASI is fully-equipped for multi-media presentations in a number of our venues, with HD video projection, live-streaming capability, HD multi-channel audio, and more.
For larger productions, we work with A/V companiesA. ASI can assist with securing A/V partners or can work with a partner of your choice.
To learn more about ASI’s business and corporate opportunities, please submit a general event inquiry using the below form.
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