Under its “art is for everyone” umbrella, spunky Gamut Gallery showcases all sorts of smart, local talent. It welcomes everything from Japanese calligraphy to interactive murals, hyper-realistic drawings, sweet cartoons, handicrafts and experimental films. Always fresh and eclectic, it keeps a laserlike focus on building community through art. Sample the fun on a collaborative art-making evening when visitors try their hand at painting, drawing, cartooning and more. Expect the unexpected at this sweet start-up. 717 S. 10th St., Mpls., 612-367-4327, gamutgallerympls.com

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