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.
Adding a surprising twist to a typical Minneapolis Institute of Arts experience, the museum is thanking some of its generous corporate partners this week with grown-up field trips. Over the lunch hour, groups of employees from 3M, Thomson Reuters, and Fredrikson & Byron, PA have been boarding yellow school buses, heading to the museum for a special tour of Leonardo […]
“Once at MIA” is the museum's year-long series of stories from its past, featuring one archival image each week.
If the Minneapolis Institute of Art’s (Mia’s) 100th anniversary celebration feels familiar, it’s probably not because you were around for the 1915 party. But you might remember the 1983 Centennial Celebration, when the museum sunk a time capsule into its front steps. The museums’s building was not yet a hundred years old then, but the Mia’s […]
Of the over 1,000 objects going to both the Minneapolis Institute of Arts and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, approximately 700 are becoming part of the MIA’s Japanese collection. This addition brings the Japanese collection to 7,000 objects, making it one of the most significant encyclopedic collections of Japanese art in the […]
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