Twin Cities Pride Call for Artist – Residence Program & Art Activations


Twin Cities Pride desires to use the visibility and platform they have as an LGBTQ+ organization to Elevate the work and voice of local (Minnesota based) LGBTQ+ and BIPOC artist and culture bearers and Amplify their exposure in the community. Twin Cities Pride seeks a mutually beneficial partnership with Artist and Culture bearers to represent their own work and represent TC Pride to community and youth showing what is possible when living as your true self and following the passion and artistic expression deep within all of us.   

In 2023, the Twin Cities Pride Festival in Loring Park & Minneapolis Sculpture Garden is estimated to bring in roughly 400,000 to 500,000 attendees. They have approximately 450 merchandise and information vendors and exhibitors and anticipate 60 food booths.  

They have several opportunities for artist and those in the arts community:

2023 Twin Cities Pride Artist in Residence with Twin Cities Pride from May 2023 – April 2024.

Attached deck explaining the program – 2023 Twin Cities Pride Call for Artist – Art Activations v-3.pdf


Art Vendor in the Minneapolis Sculpture Gardens during the Pride Festival – June 23-25th, 2023

    • They have a limited number of Artist vendor spaces left in the Minneapolis Sculpture Gardens for Local, LGBTQ+ and/or BIPOC artist

Artist Vendor appliocation here. ( Vendor FAQ:


Volunteer for Art Activations in Minneapolis Sculpture Gardens leading up to and during the Pride Festival June 23-25th, 2023


Derrick Strom (he/him)

Event Vendor Manager & Artist in Residence Program Manager

Twin Cities Pride  

C: 612.802.4306  |

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