Thank you for your interest in leasing at the Northrup King Building. All available leasing opportunities are listed on this page below. Please respond directly to studio shares, display & exhibition spaces, and photography studio opportunities through the artist contact information provided in the posting. For all other inquiries, please contact us through the form below.

Please note: We cannot guarantee a response to any space inquiry unrelated to the below listings. At this time, the Northrup King Building does not keep or track any waiting list.

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Studio 425 - Work/Display Space Availible

Newly configured space:  Great Natural light * Southern Exposure with fabulous City View * High ceilings, hanging wall- approx 10 linear ft, & includes an adjacent work table facing the view that affords additional display space for events + another unit for supplies. Available now!


Exterior View from Studio 425

Studio 406 - Work and Display Space for Lease

Studio 406 NKB has artist work space and display space to rent.

100 square feet for $160.00/ month Up to 400 square feet for $525/month.

this is a large open space with lots of light and wall space. If you’re looking for a small, medium, or large area there are options.

Any medium welcome, Contact Cory (612)-749-5016 or

Display Space & Photo Studio

LENS PROSE GALLERY STUDIO, located at #133 on the first floor of the Northrup King Building, has 3 unique opportunities available.- - -First is our new GUEST ARTIST OF THE MONTH feature wall.  This 10' wide by 8’ high feature wall in our small gallery is available for 1-month rental, perfect for exhibiting a new or special project.  A flat-fee of $250 for 1-month with NO COMMISSION, except event months of November (Art Attack) and May (Art-A-Whirl®) is $350 per event month.  Open to all artists and mediums, especially our fellow artists within NKB that want to extend their presence and awareness to the first floor.  We are booking out the first year now with many months still available!  Email Brian at: if interested and please include your website/portfolio link and month(s) desired.

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Second, we have space available for a TABLE TOP or 3D ARTIST during ART ATTACK 2022.  Open to all 3D arts such as ceramics, sculpture, maker goods, jewelry and more.  The space fits a 6' table/shelves at the back of the main gallery (table included if needed).  Flat-fee of $300, with no commission.  Email Brian at: if interested and please include your website/portfolio link.

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Third, our shared photo studio has availability for an additional PHOTOGRAPHER for a long-term 6- to 12-month commitment.  Email Brian at: if interested for a tour and to discuss details.

Display Space

Follow the Muse Gallery is interested in artists seeking display space, with both wall and floor space available.  The gallery is located on the first floor of the Northrup King Building located in Northeast Minneapolis.

The studio takes no commission from the sale of artwork and instead charges a monthly rental, with six month leases running January-June or July-December.  Art-A-Whirl or Art Attack are included with the lease for NEMAA members.

We show textural, primarily non-representational art, and are currently accepting applications for exhibiting artists in 2022.

If you would like your work to be considered for display, please send a brief artist statement and images of your work to

Studio 240 - Shared Photography Studio

2695 sq ft, corner studio, 11 windows wrapping east and south walls. Cool in summer, (2 A/Cs and ceiling fans), warm in winter, beautiful light always. Very large, open space. White brick walls, large screen for presentations or streaming, 2 sitting areas, dressing room, makeup station, workspace, wifi, variety of seamless paper, white/black/gray seamless always available. 2 c stands, 2 rolling light stands, rolling walls, bed, rope swing, crystal chandelier, multiple rugs, apple boxes and posing blocks, mix of stools and chairs, garment racks and steamer. Conveniently located near freight elevator and stairs.

10 hours a month, no storage-$250 a month

32 hours a month, storage provided-$450 a month

Please contact Rachel Simmons at 612-845-9461 or email at

Studio 351 - Shared Space

A.M.F. Cityview

Located in the main building in Studio 351, A.M.F. Cityview has shared space available for 2D and 3D artists. Display spaces are 15 ft, work space is also an option. Beautiful views and natural light!

The entire studio has LED track lighting. Storage and A/C are included. Artist will be provided with a studio key.

Next to stairs, elevators, and restrooms!

Month-to-month leases.

For more information, contact Amira Freidson:

Dock 5 Display Space

Display Space

Studio: 184/Dock 5

Dock 5 Studio and Galleries is seeking 2D artists to share our space starting August 1. We currently have 14-16 ft sections of wall space available in the main gallery, in addition to space in the Front Room Gallery. Many of the display panels in that room (either 4x8 or 5x8) are visible from the parking lot and the dock. Contracts are for 3months with the option to renew.

Each displaying artist will have front window space for one painting with contact information and space on the wall in the hallway for a large banner depicting their work. Longer-term displaying artists will have the opportunity to be on the Northrup King Website and Directory for even more exposure. In addition, limited storage space is available plus the opportunity to rent classroom space.

Dock 5 Studio and Galleries can be entered directly from the parking lot or from the interior hallway (Studio184 next to the passenger elevator and down the hall on the right from the main building entrance) making for easy and convenient customer access.We are open on Saturdays, First Thursdays, Art-A-Whirl®, Art Attack and for NKB special events. Please call for an appointment to come and see the studio if interested. You will need to comply with COVID-19 rules by wearing a mask and maintaining social distance.

Please contact:
JoAnne 612-239-5857 or email
Siobhan 612-695-3068 or email