Museums and Galleries

News about exhibits and artists in the Twin Cities.

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

Feb 1, 2017 3:33 PM , , , Arts & Culture

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. more

Feb 1, 2017 12:55 PM , , , Kids & Family

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. more

Feb 1, 2017 12:51 PM , , , Kids & Family

Tom and Angie Wicka with Robert Whitman Prince Print

Photo by Bill Phelps

Memories of Prince come alive in the Edina home of Tom and Angie Wicka, owners of Robert Whitman’s one-of-a-kind print of Prince. more

Dec 5, 2016 9:55 AM Arts & Culture

Mia's definitive account of Martin Luther and the Protestant Reformation he first incited in Germany 499 years ago goes beyond pious art to bring to life the people behind it. more

Oct 28, 2016 2:36 PM The Morning After

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

View the FASHIONOPOLIS runway looks inspired by Prince, which will be on display at Mia beginning on September 27 through October 16. more

Sep 16, 2016 8:59 AM Fashionopolis

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

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