Juxtaposition Arts is a non-profit youth art and design education center, gallery, retail shop, and artists’ studio space in North Minneapolis.Learn More
Together, we’re building a space for the next generation of artists, thinkers, and doers to thrive. Your contribution matters.
Enlist JXTA for your next project to support Twin Cities’ youth art apprentices and industry professionals while gaining quality art, design, and community perspectives.
Our comprehensive art programs train young artists for life after school by offering training and volunteer opportunities that open the door to paid apprenticeships.
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.
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?
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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!
Taught by practicing artists and educators, this intensive 12-week course introduces students ages 12-21 to foundational design concepts and drawing techniques. Successful completion of one VALT session is required to interview for JXTA paid apprenticeships at age 14.
Free Wall is a FREE introductory 3-week summer camp in which students learn the history and techniques of aerosol writing with local masters of the medium.
Available for young artists who have completed the Visual Arts Literacy Training (VALT) program, JXTALabs offer advanced training in six artistic areas of study as well as real paid client projects.
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.
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!