Museums and Galleries

News about exhibits and artists in the Twin Cities.

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Photograph by Erica Hernandez

Each week, Mpls.St.Paul Magazine Editors round-up the best events, concerts, and shows that are on their radar. Read more

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Is This a Room? Reality Winner Verbatim Transcript

Photograph by Paula Court, courtesy of The Kitchen

What happens when actors reenact a word-for-word transcript of the whistleblower's FBI interrogation? Read more

The Morning After

Jim Denomie

Portrait by Molly Miles

The self-described "old-fashioned painter" took his time becoming one of Minnesota’s foremost visual artists. First, he needed to hang some drywall. Read more

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Dakota Star Map

Made by Annette Lee, Ojibwe and D(L)akota, and Jim Rock, Sisseton Dakota, 2012

A new exhibit at the Minnesota History Center sets the record straight on our region's Native history. Read more

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Ted Hearne’s theatrical composition combined with Dorothea Lasky’s striking poetry created a unique sonic experience. Read more

The Morning After

Now in its 22nd year, the annual MCAD sale features almost 7,000 pieces from over 400 students and alumni, and is a prime chance to find art at an affordable price. Read more

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Hennepin History Museum

Courtesy of the Hennepin History Museum

The new exhibit commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment. Read more

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Take a tour through the museum history of the Twin Cities. Read more

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Minnetonka Center for the Arts

Courtesy of Minnetonka Center for the Arts

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the late architect's creative process at the Minnetonka Center for the Arts. Read more

Home & Design

Decades later, the aftermath of the Vietnam War reverberates through two exhibits at the Minneapolis Institute of Art. Read more

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The Walker Art Center Director Mary Ceruti

Photos by Caitlin Abrams

The new director of the Walker Art Center talks about why she doesn’t collect art, why donors give away money, and what could possibly attract a young curator to the tundra. Read more

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The Soap Factory

via Facebook

The experimental art center in Minneapolis announced it will close permanently after a 30-year run. Read more

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Walker Art Center Sculpture Garden

Photograph by Bobby Rogers courtesy of the Walker Art Center

After an open call to Indigenous artists, the Walker Art Center has chosen Angela Two Stars to commission a piece for the Sculpture Garden. Read more

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The most essential local museum and gallery happenings this fall. Read more

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An exhibit at the University of Minnesota Goldstein Museum of Design sheds light on the second wave feminist movement (1947-1975), and its relationship to women's fashion—and you only have two more weeks to check it out. Read more

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Raffaelo Monti, Veiled Lady

Courtesy of the Minneapolis Institute of Art

Raffaelo Monti's sculpture is on display at the Minneapolis Institute of Art. Read more

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Rembrandt, Lucretia

Courtesy of the Minneapolis Institute of Art

Rembrandt's depiction of Lucretia resides within Mia's permanent collection. Read more

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Mia will concurrently run two exhibits that reveal artist reactions to the Vietnam War as it happened, and reflections on the American War from today. Read more

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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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