Each Backstage Pass is a unique, once-in-a-lifetime exclusive experience to get up close and personal with a favorite Zoo critter.

For dates and to register click on the program listed on the right.

Backstage Pass Descriptions:

Backstage with Bears
Backstage with Birds
Backstage with Kangaroos
Backstage with Penguins
Backstage with Sea Otters
Backstage with Sharks and Rays
Private Backstage Passes for Marriage Proposals or Special Occasions!

Art and Wildlife Weekend: Mia + Minnesota Zoo
Partnership with the Minneapolis Institute of Art

DATE: April 22
TIMES and AGES: 10am-noon (7-10 year olds)
LOCATION: Minnesota Zoo
FEE: $24 ($18 for Zoo members)

Day 2 of the adventure will take place at the Minnesota Zoo. Celebrate Earth Day by exploring the Zoo and discovering some of the endangered species that call the Minnesota Zoo home. Then learn some drawing techniques from a Mia artist while observing animals in their habitats.

How to Register

Register Online

Register for Day 1 of the program that takes place on April 21 at Mia: artsmia.org/youthstudio.

Questions? Email or call 952.431.9390.

Upcoming Dates

  • Date: 04/22/2018
  • Time: 10:00 AM
  • Date: 04/22/2018
  • Time: 10:00 AM
  • Date: 04/22/2018
  • Time: 10:00 AM
  • Date: 04/22/2018
  • Time: 10:00 AM
  • Date: 04/22/2018
  • Time: 10:30 AM
  • Date: 04/22/2018
  • Time: 1:00 PM
  • Date: 04/22/2018
  • Time: 1:00 PM
  • Date: 04/22/2018
  • Time: 3:00 PM
  • Date: 04/23/2018
  • Time: 9:30 AM
  • Date: 04/23/2018
  • Time: 10:00 AM