An image of a room at Hotel 340

A glimpse into one of the rooms at Hotel 340. Photo courtesy of

Next up as we continue to preview the exciting auction packages being featured at our annual fundraiser and celebration on May 17 at the Science Museum is the “Lore of Lowertown” package, a multi-layered night on the town.

Immerse yourself in the vibrant and fabled atmosphere of Lowertown St Paul, a hotbed of artists and makers housed in historical buildings, living out stories of creativity and expression!  Escape with a luxurious one night’s stay in the Deluxe King’s Suite at Hotel 340, the only independent boutique hotel in St Paul. Centrally located with dazzling city views, Hotel 340 offers free yoga classes, all the amenities, and an unbeatable atmosphere of old-fashioned elegance and relaxation.

Enjoy fabulous food and drink with a $100 gift certificate from W. A. Frost & Company. Featuring fine dining and a critically acclaimed atmosphere, W.A. Frost is located on historic Cathedral Hill and is proud to have provided the scene for their guests’ memorable moments and important events since 1975.

Take in a show at The Amsterdam Bar & Hall, with two tickets to the performance of your choice and a $25 gift certificate. The Amsterdam is St. Paul’s premier and most versatile music venue, bar/restaurant and event space, featuring eclectic musicians and performances, including the monthly storytelling event, The Moth StorySLAM, at which Upstream Arts was a Special Guest this February.

Visit The Show Gallery, a non-profit art space in Lowertown St Paul that unites artists of all abilities, displaying visual art works in a professional setting. Check out the current exhibit and pick up a treasure with your $25 gift certificate. Take it home in your The Show Gallery tote bag and proudly rep this space working to ensure that all stories are given a chance to be told with dignity and respect.

Soak up St. Paul’s creative atmosphere in style as this package acquaints you with the past and present stories of one of the Twin Cities’ best art scenes. Make memories while supporting the work of Upstream Arts, activating and amplifying new narratives with the creative arts!

Be sure to RSVP for The Art of We: Are More Than One Story. Click here to reserve your spot!