Juxtaposition Arts

Juxtaposition Arts is a non-profit youth art and design education center, gallery, retail shop, and artists’ studio space in North Minneapolis.

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A note to our community

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Capital & Legacy Campaign

We’ve launched the largest initiative in our history: a $14 million Capital & Legacy Campaign to build a state-of-the-art facility at our current location.

Covid-19 Response

Learn more about our response to Covid-19 and updates to our work

During this time, our number one priority is ensuring our staff and apprentices continue to be paid as we shift our operational structures in response to the current pandemic. Want to support our work and ensure this is possible?


HIRE US: email jared.hanks@juxtaposition.org to get started.


DONATE: email betsy.altheimer@juxtaposition.org for more information.

Online Shop

Our shop offers convenient access to the dope, socially-conscious streetwear and accessories produced by youth artists at our headquarters in North Minneapolis.


In partnership with BANDITS Bandanas, we’ve created a bandana version of the JXTA flag, designed by Odis Turner III and apprentices in the Tactical lab. Limited quantities available – grab yours now!

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Odis Turner III holding up his design of the JXTA flag bandana


JXTALabs paid apprenticeships are available for young artists ages 14-21 who have completed the Visual Arts Literacy Training program. JXTALabs offers advanced training in six artistic areas of study as well as real paid client projects.

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Northside Environmental Justice Tour: River & Art Edition

Take a virtual tour of sites related to the development project at the Upper Harbor Terminal site, guided by apprentices and teaching artists at Juxtaposition Arts.

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25 years in 2020

25 years since our inception in 1995, we’re celebrating successes and reflecting on lessons learned. Join us as we look ahead to the future with clear eyes and a set intention. 

Northside Since ’95!

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