Go on a delicious adventure to learn about food-related artworks from around the world.
Learn what made French Impressionism so radical in the late 19th century and so influential in subsequent times.
What’s real? See for yourself how five artists represent the reality of their – or other – worlds.
Flying horses, monkeys, and money bring this tree to life – forever!
Discover how the designs of Mayan textiles from Mexico and Guatemala communicate identity and status.
Discover the intriguing world of the painter Leonora Carrington.
Explore the versatile art of wood from around the world.
This photograph embodies the stories of two superstars-artist and athlete.
These five diverse artworks represent stories about peace
This 400-year-old Japanese suit of armor is beautiful and ready for battle.
Explore art of medieval France in “The Mourners: Tomb Sculptures from the Court of Burgundy,” a special exhibition at the MIA, January 23 to April 17, 2011.
This ceremonial headdress was created in a rich environment and culture.
Discover the many ways artists use math in creating their masterpieces.
A playful dragon communicates the artistry of a Korean ceramic tradition.
Discover the different ways artists identify themselves on their works of art.
In this sculpture by Antoine-Louis Barye, ancient Greek art meets 18th century artistic trends.
Experience the art and look at the life of Edgar Degas.
Discover the two worlds of the Asmat one of the living and one of the spirits.
Each making art in a different way, the artists featured here all added something to the story of Minnesota.
Special stitches and symbolic images tie this quilt together.
Five artworks that show how the things you wear tell about who you are.
For the Miao people of southwestern China, nothing is more valuable, or more telling, than their elaborate, handcrafted festival wear.
How do we honor our leaders? This sculpture is fit for a king.
See how artists make the ordinary extraordinary.
In most games there are winners and losersand sometimes cheaters.
Artists show their love of animals.
Imagine wearing a stylish Japanese kimono.
Spending and saving through times and places.
An abstract bird soars in fanciful flight.
These five artworks have time on their side.
Weather is a popular topic for discussion. Its also a favorite subject for artists.
An artist shows us her favorite place through a unique lens.
Horses are honored for the changes they have brought to life on the Great Plains.
Layers of artistry form “pictures of the floating world.”
Learn about the animals of the Arctic.
Colorful sounds abound in these five works of art.
Discover the artistry of a famous patriot.
A pillow like this could mean a good night of sleep – and good luck for its owner.
A painter thanks his doctor for saving his lifeby painting a portrait.
Drawings, paintings, sculptures, prints, and collages – Henri Matisse was a master artist like no other.
Five artworks show us different ways to get around.
A West African tradition weaves together colors, symbols and status.
The dreams of Twin Cities art lovers of a century ago continue to take shape.
See what happens when artists set out to change our view of reality.
Even the smallest creatures can inspire artists.
This Renaissance soldiers armor was designed to keep him aliveand fashionable.
Shapes and patterns reinforced the power of a Kuba king in central Africa.
Explore the diverse American landscape through the experiences of five artists.
Pictures held the key to history for the Lakota people of the Great Plains.
Learn why this little tortoise was such a prized possession for a Chinese scholar.
Let art take you on a journey around a world about to change forever.
Everyone, everywhere and in every time, has experienced the sun. See how ideas about the sun have appeared in art from a variety of cultures.
Discover the art of bookmaking.
Two powerful animals represent the forces of the universe.
Recreations of historical rooms offer a glimpse into the lives of five American families.
A 15th century painter saw spirituality everywhere in the world around him.
Take a look at a painting that marks a transition in an artist’s career.
Compare how five artists from around the world used color to communicate.
Discover a place to connect with nature through poetry, painting, and music.
An embroidered blanket tells the story of traditional Hmong life.
A simple landscape tells the story of Minnesota’s early history.
Learn the meanings behind the masks. French translation available under “Related Activities” inside this issue.
A close look at a portrait of an unknown Roman woman reveals more than just what her face looked like.
A shirt created to honor a Plains Indian warrior tells the story of a changing way of life.
The art of India, birthplace of three major religions, provides an introduction to a fascinating culture.
Learn about Max Beckmann’s depiction of a favorite wintertime activity. German translation available under “Related Activities” inside this issue.
The people of the ancient Americas were as varied as the landscapes they lived in, but their art has some qualities in common. Spanish translation available under “Related Activities” inside this issue.
People everywhere have used art to honor someone they admire. Compare five examples to explore a variety of ways art can express respect.
Meet George Washingtongeneral, president, and symbol of a nation. Spanish translation available under “Related Activities” inside this issue.
Get familiar with faces found at the museum.
What gives meaning to a place? How does an artist create a sense of place? Explore these questions through five artworks from different times and cultures.
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