Grand Opening in the Twin Cities

Grand Opening in the Twin Cities

Published on Thursday, November 18, 2010. This article appears in the December/January 2011 issue of American Craft Magazine.
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ACC Trustee Stoney Lamar and new honorary ACC Fellow Janet Koplos

Jake Armour

Craft was certainly in the air on October 1, a lovely fall evening, for the ACC's opening party at its new headquarters in the historic Grain Belt Brewhouse in northeast Minneapolis. On the rooftop terrace, with a view of the downtown skyline and the Mississippi River, Council trustees, staff, and guests gathered to honor the recipients of the 2010 Aileen Osborn Webb awards. Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak was also on hand to celebrate the work of gold medalist Albert Paley, John and Susanne Stephenson, Rebecca Medel, Ron Ho, Ginny Ruffner, William Hunter, John Garrett, Janet Koplos, The Corning Incorporated Foundation and George and Dorothy Saxe.