Career-Topping Experiences:
Tour a New Local Masterpiece



AIGA Minnesota Welcomes
Director of Diversity and Inclusion

Minnesota is pleased to announce that a new member has been elected to serve on the organization’s board of directors, effective immediately.

July 24th, 6:00pm
until 8:00pm

Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis

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The Lakewood Cemetery Garden Mausoleum is a masterpiece of memorial architecture. Join the Expert Designers for an exclusive tour of this architectural gem led by the architects who designed it. Joan Soranno, design principal and John Cook, project architect, of HGA Architects and Engineers have designed a unique building that must be experienced to be truly appreciated. Built into a hillside with garden views and glimpses of sunlight and sky, the spaces are intimate, filled with light and made with exquisite materials.

The tour will begin in the historic Lakewood Memorial Chapel and continue across the street in the newly completed Mausoleum. Joan and John will explain the design process and welcome questions during the tour of the building and gardens. Since its completion in 2012, the Mausoleum has received numerous national and international awards. This is a rare opportunity to explore the creative process that resulted in a contemporary public building of extraordinary quality.


Lakewood Memorial Chapel (near main entrance)
Lakewood Cemetery
3600 Hennepin Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55408
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Lakewood Cemetery is located on Hennepin Avenue South at 36th Street between Lakes Calhoun and Harriet in South Minneapolis. Parking is available on the street within the cemetery grounds, in front of both the chapel and mausoleum.

After the tour, join the Expert Designers at Pat’s Tap to socialize with friends and meet new designers.

Learn about AIGA’s new membership structure with a variety of affordable rates.

Questions? Please contact Scott Adams, Associate Director of Expert Designers.