Join & Invest / Photography & New Media Affinity Group

MIA Affinity Groups are a great way for museum members to connect more closely with special areas of art interest. more »

  • Membership in Affinity Groups costs $150 per group per year
  • Investor-level museum members (giving $150-$499) may choose one complimentary Affinity Group.
  • Partners (giving $500-$2,499) may choose two complimentary Affinity Groups.
  • Patrons ($2,500 and higher) may choose as many complimentary Affinity Groups as they wish.

Join now by calling the Members’ Hotline: (612) 870-6323; toll-free (888) 642-2787

Photography & New Media

Begun in 1973, the MIA’s collection spans the history of photography from the 1840s to the present. Representing more than 800 photographers and 11,500 works of art, the collection consists primarily of 20th-century American work, with particular depth in documentary, photojournalism, and pictorialism. The MIA is now expanding its holdings of historic avant-garde experiments as well as contemporary photography and new media from all countries. Notable additions include photographs by the Ukrainian artist Boris Mikhailov (left) and a video by American Doug Aitken that poignantly comments on mankind’s encroachment on natural habitats.

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Curatorial Staff

David E. Little, Ph.D.

David E. Little, Ph.D.
Curator of Photography
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