The Cowles Center

528 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403

The Cowles Center for Dance and the Performing Arts is the Twin Cities’ newest arts center and the flagship for dance in Minnesota. Centrally located in downtown Minneapolis, The Cowles Center includes the newly refurbished 500-seat Goodale Theater; the former Hennepin Center for the Arts, home to 20 leading dance and performing arts organizations; the state-of-the-art Target Education Studio, housing The Cowles Center’s innovative distance learning program; and the new U.S. Bank Atrium. The Cowles Center is a catalyst for the creation, presentation, education, enjoyment and celebration of dance and the performing arts in the Twin Cities.



Traffic and parking can be difficult in downtown Minneapolis, so we recommend you give yourself plenty of time to get to The Cowles Center. View information about municipal ramps and meters. Join the Cowles Club. Members get special discounts on parking.


Public Transportation

The Cowles Center is easy to access from the Bus Line and is less than 1 block from the Warehouse District Lightrail Station.  For more information on public transit, visit


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