On the third Thursday of every month, join us to experience Mia’s free, virtual event highlighting diverse artworks from the museum’s collection and the community. Third Thursday offers the opportunity to connect through unique programs, including digital activities, art exploration, creative prompts and more.
Upcoming Third Thursdays
Past Third Thursday Events
Virtual Third Thursday: Resiliency Care Package
Resiliency is important during times of crisis. This Third Thursday, we ask ourselves: how do we refill our cups and build strong reserves that will last? We present a virtual care package, in collaboration with local Native artists, teachers, healers, and elders, who will share creative nutrients to draw on for hope, resiliency, healing, and joy.
Virtual Third Thursday: Discovering Book Arts
You know about “books” and “art,” but what are “book arts”? Join Minnesota Center for Book Arts to learn about this captivating group of art forms.
Third Thursday: The People's Poster
For this month’s Third Thursday, we are partnering with The People’s Library to bring you a participatory art-making experience where you can submit a design for a poster, vote for your favorite design, and watch the people’s choice get screen-printed live at Mia (for you to take home!) on September 17 by members of The People’s Library.
Virtual Third Thursday: Creative Entrepreneurship
Join Precious Wallace, artist, founder of King P. Studio and host of Art in Many Forms, and co-director of Diversity and Equity at AIGA Minnesota in conversation with Leeya Jackson, Nina Belton, Gabrielle Roberts, and Kelsi Sharp about the challenges and rewards of owning and starting a creative business.
Virtual Third Thursday: Pride
Thursday, June 25, 2020
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
NOTE: This event will be hosted on the 4th Thursday of the month.
Join us virtually for the premiere of the Tretter Trans Oral History Project’s podcast, Transcripts, to unpack the political history of trans activism with Andrea Jenkins, LaSaia Wade, Diamond Stylz and Myrl Beam.
Virtual Third Thursday: Poetics of Home
Join Su Hwang and Sun Yung Shin of Poetry Asylum, with special guests Heid Erdrich, Roy Guzmán, and Michael Torres, for an evening of conversation, poetry readings, and prompts in our first virtual Third Thursday.
Unable to join us? The recording is available here.