Enter Our Poster Contest


Can you name these people and things?


The person with the most correct answers will win a beautiful black t-shirt with the image and bragging rights for your cultural genius.

Enter poster contest here.

The winner will be announced at our 20th Birthday Party on September 15, 2018!

It was 20 years ago today . . . “ Join us for the

Vicennial Birthday Bash and Fundraiser

Saturday, September 15, 2018

All ages party: 4-6:30 pm, unconventional carnival games

Adult 18+ party: 7-10 pm, project building workshops

Have a really good time and support the Scholarship Fund!

Entertainment (including ginormous piñata!), silent auction and amazing finger food, desserts and beverages (cash bar) all in the spirit of Leonardo’s Basement. Plus a cake decorating contest and surprises!

Purchase tickets here.

Next week! July 16-20! Things get dramatic in the afternoon!

In the morning:  Help design and build a set and props with all the tools & materials you know & love! Register for Set The Stage for the Descendants here AND/OR In the afternoon work with our talented theatrical friends from Youth Performance Company to work...

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Art and Welding workshop ADDED! Begin melting metal, July 9!

New and experienced welders/artists/creatives are invited to join us in the metal shop! The waiting lists on the Welding & Casting workshops made us sad...so we are delighted to be able to add opportunities: Art & Welding July 9-12,  12:30-3:00 Ages 14-17 (AND...

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Builder’s Brunch! Sunday May 13

Build some brunch and then head into the workshop & build a project! We have some live plants (for you to make faces for!) and plastic people, dinosaurs & animals (that you can use to make key chains!)  Plus lots of other wood, toys, metal, plastic and good...

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Leonardo’s Basement
150 West 60th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55419

Phone: 612-824-4394
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