On the West Bank of the University of Minnesota is a placed called Advanced Imaging Services of Objects and Spaces (AISOS), which is part of Liberal Arts Technologies and Innovation Services (LATIS). Located on the fourth floor of Heller Hall, this small and unassuming series of offices houses some incredible […]
This block themed hole was designed for the Walker Art Center’s Artist-Designed Mini Golf 2017. This is the 15th hole on the course. Block Party celebrates simple forms and colors with a mini golf experience that literally and figuratively invites participation on many levels. Taking visual reference from toy blocks, abstract […]
We’re on a podcast talking about mini golf, art and our love of the game! Thanks to Mike Mason of Good Stuff Sports Podcast for having us. Go ahead, give it a listen!
Michael Hersrud, one of the four co-chairs of the 2015 Tasmeem 3ajeeb! Festival in Doha, Qatar recently posted a video from each of the amazing workshops that took place during that week last March. Here is the video from our workshop titled Exquisite Corpse: Hole-in-One Miniature Golf.
One of the largest weekly culture magazines in the Twin Cities, City Pages, highlighted Mr. Tee (aka Tom Loftus) in their annual “People” issue in early February. He was featured as “The Uniter” for his work in the music and creative world in addition to mini golf. Here is a quote from […]
ARTathalon was an artist-created exercise course that was curated by Northern Lights.mn and part of the winter 4Play MSP event at Fort Snelling State Park on January 9, 2016. The Pink Putter was invited to participate, so she proposed and created Arctic Golf, a four-hole mini golf experience made completely […]
During Robin’s time as an Artist-in-Residence at Hub-Bub, she designed and worked with the community to build a permanent, 9-hole, Spartanburg-themed, free mini golf course on a formerly vacant lot in the heart of downtown. People are encouraged to bring their own ball and putter or to rent them for […]
This gumball machine themed hole was designed for the Walker Art Center’s Artist-Designed Mini Golf 2014. This is the 18th hole where all the balls get collected. Players putt up a hill and into the coin slot for a final hole-in-one. The ball spirals down a metal ramp and into a […]
This garden-themed hole was designed and fabricated as a commission for the Walker Art Center’s Artist-Designed Mini-Golf 2013. Players putt into a giant watering can through its looped handle and out the spout. The ball rolls onto a lower putting green where obstacles take the form of glimmering puddles and […]
We were excited to hear that Sparkle City Mini Putt was awarded the 2015 Award for Innovation presented by The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Spartanburg Chapter.
Not only do we love the game, but we are passionate and experienced mini golf designers and fabricators. As a professional artist, Robin has worked at the University of Minnesota, the Minneapolis College of Art and Design and the Minnesota Children’s Museum. When designing for mini golf courses, she uses […]
We are passionate about sharing our love of all things mini golf. We’ve presented and given workshops on game play and design at the Walker Art Center, the Indianapolis Museum of Art, Virginia Commonwealth University Qatar, the Minnesota Science Museum and the Herron School of Art and Design. We’d love to come visit […]
THROUGH THE WINDMILL is a feature-length documentary being directed and produced by filmmaker Amanda Kulkoski. This movie, currently in production and set to release later this year, looks at the history of miniature golf in the USA and how it has evolved over the last 100 years. The film explores […]
Before we post our review of the VCUQ Artist Mini Golf for Tasmeem Doha, we wanted to show some behind the scenes photos. A lot of work went into the creation of these holes and as Makers, we think the process is just as interesting and exciting as the final thing. Thank you to […]
In conjunction with the re-airing of the MNOriginal episode featuring the Walker’s 2013 Mini Golf (showing this Sunday at 6 and 10pm on tpt2), we were invited to the studios of Twin Cities Public Television to be featured on The Wrap, Almanac’s post-show web-exclusive segment. You can click on the photo below to check out the video. And yes, you […]