For its 100th Birthday Year, 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.
As the Minneapolis Institute of Art brings the exciting yearlong 100th Birthday celebration to a close, we thank you for making it all possible. To conclude our year of 52 surprises, we are delighted to announce the gift of more than 400 works of art from 58 individual collectors, including longtime supporters of the museum, current […]
“Once at Mia” is the museum's year-long series of stories from its past, featuring one archival image each week.
He seems so innocent, even naive, though there is a good explanation for this. Mia acquired Chac Mool in 1947 from a respected art dealer, believing he was a masterpiece of ancient mesoamerican sculpture, in the manner of other Chac Mool sculptures found in the Chichen Itza ruins in Mexico. He became a prominent fixture at the […]
Of the over 1,000 objects going to both the Minneapolis Institute of Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, approximately 700 are becoming part of 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 nation. […]
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