Museums and Galleries

News about exhibits and artists in the Twin Cities.

Rose and Melvin Smith

Photograph by Bergen Flom

The artists Rose and Melvin Smith have been married and creating for over half a century. Together they have built one of the most prolific creative partnerships in the Twin Cities. Read more

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A Dakota language specialist and an indigenous linguist explained how Native Americans interpret the moon during a Bell Museum exhibit. Read more

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Dyani White Hawk, Dakota Hoska, and Jill Ahlberg Yohe

Photos by Caitlin Abrams

For centuries, Native American women’s art has been misappropriated, misinterpreted, and, generally, missing in action. A blockbuster, once-in-a-generation exhibit at the Minneapolis Institute of Art promises to rewrite that history. Read more

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An exhibit at the American Swedish Institute debunks misconceptions about Viking society. Read more

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Robert Koehler, "Rainy Evening on Hennepin Avenue"

Courtesy of the Minneapolis Institute of Art

The Minneapolis Institute of Art explores “The Art of High Style” at the turn of the 20th century. Read more

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Bill Mack

Photographs by Caitlin Abrams

Artist Bill Mack works out of a castle in Bloomington, surrounded by Picassos, Marilyn Monroe's gates, and the original Hollywood sign. What else does he have hiding in there? Read more

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Hennepin History Museum, Inventions & Innovations

Courtesy of Hennepin History Museum

From the Bundt pan, to the pop-up toaster, to the "damper flapper," learn what inventions were made in Minnesota. Read more

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Rosedale Center Ashley Mary Mural

Mural by Ashley Mary

Experience 50 works of art at Rosedale Center as part of the mall’s Easter art hunt. Read more

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Can a sauna provoke conversation around climate change? Put down your smartphone and come inside the Solar Egg at the American Swedish Institute. Read more

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Jasper Johns, Flags I, 1973

Jasper Johns, Flags I, 1973, Courtesy of The Walker Art Center.

Explore the real and virtual, play with interactive life-size chalk, and reacquaint yourself with favorites from the Walker’s collection. Read more

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Erik Johansson at the American Swedish Institute

Photo by Peter Diamond

At the American Swedish Institute, Johansson's photo manipulation projects bring impossible worlds to life. Read more

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Kristin Makholm, director of the Minnesota Museum of American Art

Photographs by Caitlin Abrams

The reborn museum will display spectacular sculptures, paintings, and photographs, many of which haven’t been seen in decades. Read more

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Irene Hixon Whitney Bridge

Photo by Gian Lorenzo Ferretti

Local sculptor Siah Armajani’s philosophically erudite, politically furious work gets the retrospective it deserves at the Walker. Read more

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Horticulturist Paul Knuth shows us the inner workings of the iconic Marjorie McNeely Conservatory at the heart of Como Park. Read more

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New remodeled Bell Museum in St. Paul

Photo by Caitlin Abrams

The new Bell is making natural history museums great again. Read more

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Westminster Presbyterian Church's expansion

Photo by Andrea Rugg

Here’s a look at some of the places just recently topped off, driving Minneapolis’s next wave of development. Read more

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Hahn/Cock by Katharina Fritsch

Photos: Gene Pittman, courtesy of Walker Art Center

This year marks the first full summer that the 17 new artworks at the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden will be on display. Get your Sherlock Holmes on and seek out these five modern monuments. Read more

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These galleries deserve to fill the stands. Read more

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We take a sneak peek at the floral creations coming together at the Minneapolis Institute of Art. Read more

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Former President Barack Obama and Photographer Brad Ogbonna

Photo courtesy of Brad Ogbonna

Photographer Brad Ogbonna talks about his path from Minnesota to working with presidential portrait artist Kehinde Wiley in New York. Read more

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