Museums & Galleries

News about exhibits and artists in the Twin Cities.

As always, there’s more to do in Chi-town than anyone could ever pack into a few days, so a little planning goes a long way. more

Oct 3, 2016 4:17 PM The Morning After

Past and present Franconia artists will unveil new work in a day-long 20th birthday celebration on September 17. more

Sep 2, 2016 8:57 AM Arts & Culture

Populist Art

Illustration by Jonathan Bartlett

The Walker, the Guthrie, and other arts institutions are tweaking their programming to reach a broader audience. Here’s how. (Hint: It may or may not involve Pokémon GO.) more

Aug 30, 2016 12:11 PM Arts & Culture

MIA's summer show, Seeing Nature: Landscape Masterworks from the Paul G. Allen Family Collection, is an exhibit of 39 works collected by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen. more

Jul 11, 2016 11:03 AM The Morning After

The Walker in Minneapolis is a mess, but the transformation will be worth the wait. Honest. more

Jun 7, 2016 11:11 AM Arts & Culture

Arts & Entertainment editor Tad Simons recaps the Ordinary Pictures exhibit at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. more

Feb 29, 2016 3:32 PM The Morning After

A new show at Mia focuses on bringing accessible American art to the public. more

Feb 22, 2016 1:58 PM The Morning After

Hiding out at the Weisman Art Museum in Minneapolis, Minnesota, 'The Pedicord Apts.' gallery is ready for your walkthrough. more

Jan 27, 2016 11:57 AM General Interest

A car at AutoMotorPlex in Chanhassen, Minnesota

Photo by Peter Crouser

AutoMotorPlex, a car country club in Chanhassen, Minnesota, is the ideal afternoon hideaway spot for real automobile aficionados. more

Jan 27, 2016 11:55 AM General Interest

To close 2015, we have to chat about some standout social events. more

Dec 30, 2015 10:51 AM Arts & Culture


Photo by Caitlin Abrams

A creation by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Frank Gehry is now living within another one of the artist's creations. more

Dec 28, 2015 11:17 AM Arts & Culture


Photo courtesy Walker Art Center

The Hippie Modernism exhibit at the Walker Art Center finds that many of the crazy ideas dreamed up back in the '60s and '70s have become part of mainstream culture. more

Oct 26, 2015 4:12 PM The Morning After

The Minnesota History Center explores the Leave It to Beaver lifestyle of the 1950s and ’60s in its exhibit, Suburbia, and the Walker is reveling in 1960s American counterculture with Hippie Modernism: The Struggle for Utopia. more

Oct 26, 2015 8:58 AM Arts & Culture


Photograph by Scott Buchschacher

Meet Mia, the Minneapolis Institute of Art’s bold new identity. more

Oct 1, 2015 8:14 AM Arts & Culture

Audra McDonald | Photo by Autumn de Wilde

Photo by Autumn de Wilde

Contributing arts critic Tad Simons picks the top shows that are must-sees this Fall. more

Sep 1, 2015 12:00 AM Arts & Culture

Jim Fiorentino

Photographs by David Bowman

Step inside the most curious museum in Minneapolis: cuckoo clocks, phonographs, and woodcarvings that represent one man's lifetime. more

May 12, 2015 11:37 AM Arts & Culture

Kelly Connole at Carleton College

Photo by Caitlin Abrams

The Northern Clay Center's newest exhibit is a retrospective of critical ceramics exploring sexuality. more

Mar 4, 2015 2:08 PM Arts & Culture


Photos courtesy MIA

Many of the works in this exhibit have never toured outside Austria, and never will again. So, unless you'd rather go to Vienna, this is your chance. more

Feb 20, 2015 9:43 AM The Morning After

Wameng Moua, Noah Vang, Lee Pao Xiong

Photo By Cameron Wittig

How do you tell the story of a community of more than 66,000? The new Minnesota History Exhibit, We Are Hmong Minnesota, tells their story through objects. more

Feb 20, 2015 12:00 AM Arts & Culture

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