For its 100th Birthday Year, the MIA plans for amazing art, community celebrations and a year’s worth of surprises - 52 of them, to be exact. Stay tuned to this space to be among the first to hear each surprise when it's unveiled. Better yet, become a member! It's free.
Come to the MIA this Saturday, February 28, at 2:30 p.m., to take part in a special #BDayMIA tour of the museum, led by Grammy-award-winning keyboardist, record producer and songwriter Matt Fink, better known by the stage name Doctor Fink and as a leading member of Prince’s band, The Revolution. Meet in front of the […]
“Once at MIA” is the museum's year-long series of stories from its past, featuring one archival image each week.
They seem caught in the act—of something. Painting a nude? Abstraction (gasp)? The woman with the large eyes holds the camera’s gaze as if daring the photographer—and us—to see what the brush is putting down. But they were almost certainly posed, standing as still for the camera as whatever was being painted. They were art […]
One of only 34 surviving works by 17th-century Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer is now on view at the MIA, courtesy of the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. The loan gives Minnesota audiences a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to view a masterpiece the Star Tribune calls “an enigmatic gem…a prime example of Vermeer’s intimate studies of women in contemplative moments.”
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