Slam Academy is located in the Northeast Minneapolis Arts District. 

1121 Jackson St NE.
Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN. 55413

Slam Academy is a multimedia art and music studio located in Minneapolis.  The space hosts events in many disciplines, including live music by national and international talents, and classes, lessons, and open time every week. The space includes a generous four-corner sound system and plenty of space to experiment with light, sound and images.

In 2015 Slam Academy moved from Downtown Minneapolis to Northeast Minneapolis, to our new expanded location in the Waterbury Building. The new facility has 3 classrooms, a lesson room, a student lounge, and more.

Schedule a Personal Tour or Stop by an Open House

Tours by appointment: Monday – Friday, 2pm – 6pm
Open Houses, open to all: Second Saturday, every other month, 3pm – 5pm
Visit our Calendar for more details

If you are interested in learning more about Slam Academy, getting a feel for what we are all about, or just getting to know some of the teachers and students, come down and let us give you a personal tour!

Tours are totally free, with no commitment or obligation to take a class. Everyone that takes a tour will have the opportunity to meet with instructors, and talk with some of our experts. You can watch some demos being created on the fly, and get one-on-one tips from our advanced students and Teaching Assistants.

Schedule your tour now!

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The Waterbury Building
Slam Academy is located in the historic Waterbury Building in Northeast Minneapolis, suite 142. Free Parking is available in the Waterbury parking lots (in front of behind the building).

Getting there by bike:
There is a NiceRide station (for bike rentals) 4 blocks away at Logan Park, on the corner of Monroe and Broadway.
Bike parking can be found in the parking lot behind the Waterbury building.

Getting there by public transportation:
The Academy is easily accessible by the 10, 10U, 10H, and 30 bus lines.