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.
Get ready to see the MIA in a whole new light – outside! As part of our birthday year commitment to bring art experiences out of the museum and into the community, we have created four high-quality reproductions of some of our iconic paintings, to be installed at surprising outdoor locations during Minnesota Museum Month, which runs May 1-31. In a unique twist, a museum docent will be stationed at each painting from 1:30-3:30 p.m. every Saturday during that time frame, weather permitting, to share insights and stories about the paintings and answer questions people may have about the works.
“Once at MIA” is the museum's year-long series of stories from its past, featuring one archival image each week.
They could have been playing stickball. Or whittling. Or pushing a hoop around with a branch. Or whatever kids did for fun in the 1920s. But no, they were at the Minneapolis School of Art at the crack of dawn drawing a mini pugilist, dwarfed by the platform he’s perched on yet ready to punch […]
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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