Visit us


The Main Gallery and Shop at MCBA are open:

Tuesday 10am–5pm
Wednesday 10am–5pm
Thursday 10am–7pm
Friday 10am–5pm
Saturday 10am–5pm
Closed Sunday and Monday.

Our studios are only open to staff, teaching artists, paying studio users, and in-person workshop participants at this time.

Masks are required for all visitors over the age of two. Please review our Covid Safety Guidelines here.



Minnesota Center for Book Arts is located on the first floor of the Open Book building:
1011 Washington Avenue S., Suite 100
Minneapolis MN 55415

The Open Book building is located in downtown Minneapolis on Washington Ave. S. between 10th and 11th Avenues, near the US Bank Stadium and just across I-35W from the University of Minnesota’s West Bank campus.

Parking Information

Limited free parking is available in the Open Book lot adjacent to the building. Please do not park in spaces reserved for building tenants or staff.

Metered street parking, pay lots, and public ramps are all available nearby (but please note that there is currently road construction on 10th and 11th Ave). Stadium events can affect parking availability in our neighborhood. Parking meters are typically active until 10pm; read the signs carefully.

Reserved handicapped parking spaces are located near both the front and rear entrances to the building.

Please use the front door on Washington Avenue to enter.

Transit Options

Bus: MCBA is located on Metro Transit bus routes 7 and 22. The nearest stop is at Washington Ave. S. and 11th St., just down the block from Open Book’s front doors.

Rail: We are located five blocks east of the Downtown East/US Bank Stadium light rail station.

Bicycle: Bike racks are available at the front of the building along Washington Ave., as well as at the rear entrance of the building.