Museums and Galleries

News about exhibits and artists in the Twin Cities.

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. more

Oct 25, 2017 9:32 AM Arts & Culture

Ten weekend activities Dad will love. more

Jun 16, 2017 12:44 PM , Arts & Culture

LOVE sculpture at the Walker

Photo by Caitlin Abrams

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

May 1, 2017 2:29 PM , Arts & Culture

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. more

Apr 6, 2017 12:00 AM 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. more

Apr 4, 2017 8:10 AM The Morning After

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