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American Gothic: Gordon Parks and Ella Watson

January 6, 2024 – June 23, 2024

In the summer of 1942, Gordon Parks photographed government worker Ella Watson across the varied landscape of her daily life. This exhibition brings together nearly sixty photographs from their partnership.


Year of the Dragon: Mystical Creatures of the Sky


To celebrate the Year of the Dragon in the lunar calendar, this exhibition features objects from Mia’s own Chinese art collection that represent the evolution of dragon imagery and symbolism, from the ancient world to today.

Museum visitors in the galleries at Minneapolis Institute of Art, November 2021.

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Black History at Mia


Celebrate the exceptional historical and creative cultural contributions made by African American artists with exhibitions, events, videos, stories, and more.

Plan Your Visit

General admission is free. Special exhibitions, classes, and some talks and special events do require tickets: reservations are recommended.
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: 10am–5pm
  • Wednesday: 10am–5pm
  • Thursday:  10am–9pm
  • Friday:  10am–5pm
  • Saturday:  10am–5pm
  • Sunday: 10am–5pm

The museum is closed July 4, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.