Museums and Galleries

News about exhibits and artists in the Twin Cities.

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

Arts & Culture

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

Travel & Visitors

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

Travel & Visitors

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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Guthrie Theatre tote bag

Photographs by Josh Grubbs (Guthrie bag); Caitlin Abrams (other bags)

With Minneapolis pondering a plastic bag usage fee, it got us thinking about another notable milestone in local grocery bag history. Read more

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Ten weekend activities Dad will love. Read more

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LOVE sculpture at the Walker

Photo by Caitlin Abrams

Feel the love as the Walker’s outdoor sculpture garden reopens June 10. Read more

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The Ghost Train_Jackson Street Roundhouse

Photo by Lauren B. Photography

Comedic mystery can strike at any time, even when you're just waiting around. Read more

The Morning After

Oriental Poppies by Georgia O'Keeffe

Photo courtesy of the Weisman Art Museum

According to an article in The Guardian, women artists are largely underrepresented in most United States museums. Not here. Read more

The Morning After

A sampling of all the kid-approved shows and events on tap this month. Read more

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Minneapolis Central Library

Photo by Joe Treleven

Bon Vivants are true pursuers of arts and culture, well-rounded consumers of the finest and most novel family experiences in the Twin Cities. Find the cities' best bubble tea or go marketing to score a Bon Vivant badge. Read more

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Twin Towns Guitars

Photo by Eliesa Johnson

Enthusiasts aim to attain and hone assorted skills, trades, and all the talents our urban environs afford. Earn your Enthusiast badge by attending guitar or circus school—then reward yourself with a donut. Read more

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