Northeast Minneapolis Audio-Guided Walking Tours
In May 2008 ArtShare, Holland Neighborhood Improvement Association, and the Emma B. Howe YMCA received a Neighborhood Partnership grant from the Center for Regional and Urban Affairs (CURA) to create Audio-Guided walking tours of Northeast Minneapolis.
The project was a twelve-week workshop for Northeast neighbors collaborating in the creation of three walking tours about Northeast. There were 21 volunteers (10 teens and 11 adults) from many backgrounds that came forward to participate in the twelve-week workshop.
ArtShare guided the participants through a process of unified storytelling rooted in personal Northeast experiences and interests and Northeast history. We mapped out our routes, developed our narrative and recorded Northeast sounds and people.