Arts & Culture
March 215:30pm – 7:00pm
March 2110:30am – 11:30am
The spring equinox
När vårdagjämningen kommer vet man att vårväder är på väg! When the spring equinox comes, you know that spring weather is on its way!
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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ASI has been a place for celebrating since its founding in 1929. As Minneapolis’ premier venue for social events, ASI is centrally located and easily accessible with an array of spaces and catering options to fit your upcoming gathering.
With its modern, Nordic-inspired Nelson Cultural Center and gorgeous historic Turnblad Mansion, ASI is the perfect backdrop for charity events, lectures, holiday parties, reunions, birthday parties, graduations, religious functions, fundraisers, lectures and events of all kinds.
Youth Birthday Parties
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From formal cocktail parties to casual family reunions, a range of venues and amenities are available for private events of any kind.
Flexible venue spaces can be transformed to fit your style, and can accommodate small gatherings to large-scale events.
Create a fun and memorable birthday party for a special child in your life. ASI will do the set up and clean up and organize all the activities!
With its historic Turnblad Mansion, contemporary Nelson Cultural Center and gorgeous courtyard, ASI is one of Minnesota’s most beautiful and romantic wedding venues.
The preferred Twin Cities venue for business meetings, conferences and corporate social gatherings, ASI’s campus is perfect for your next professional event.
From seated dinners to outrageously inventive theme parties and tented outdoor affairs, Slate & Stone has the talent and ingenuity to create the most memorable event menus.
Photo credit: Jeannine Marie Photography
Create a fun and memorable themed party for your special birthday child (or grandchild). They’ll love it, their friends will love it, and you’ll love it, too, because ASI will do the set up and clean up and organize all the activities!
Birthday parties can be booked on Friday, Saturday and Sunday afternoons (1 to 3 pm) depending on availability. Birthday party must be booked at least 2 weeks in advance to help staff plan your party. Perfect for kids turning 5 to 12.
Families are responsible for providing cake or cupcakes (no refrigeration available) and beverages for partygoers. Additional food options may be ordered through Slate & Stone, ASI’s on-site catering division. Food must be ordered at least 7 days prior to the party.
1 – 10 Children and 2 adult museum admissions:
$225 (ASI Household Member)
11 – 15 Children and 4 adult museum admissions:
$250 (ASI Household Member)
$15 per additional child
Additional adults can purchase museum admission at the front desk
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If you have additional questions, or need to cancel or reschedule your birthday party please email our Programs Associate Jason Leuthold at [email protected] as soon as possible. If you’re able to give a 48 hour cancellation notice, that would be very much appreciated.
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Decorate a cake inspired by the popular Swedish prinsesstårta! Party guests will decorate crowns and aprons before decorating their own personal cakes with whipped cream, jam, and colorful marzipan.
Celebrate your birthday with one of Sweden’s most beloved characters! Attendees will play Pippi bingo, create a Pippi-inspired craft, and become a “thing-finder” with a scavenger hunt in the historic Turnblad Mansion.
Giddy up! Party goers will search for Dala horses in the Turnblad Mansion before decorating your own wooden Dala horse, one of the most enduring symbols of Sweden.
Adventure awaits on the high seas! Guests will make Viking helmets and shields, learn how to decode ancient runes, and hunt for runes and treasure in the Turnblad Mansion.
Party with Scandinavia’s most lovable trolls! Party attendees will create Moomin inspired puppets, hear the Moomin and the Birthday Button story, and decorate treasure boxes that can be filled with loot found on a scavenger hunt around the Turnblad Mansion.
To learn more about ASI’s private event opportunities, please submit an inquiry using the below form.
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