Minneapolis Institute of Art

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2014

    Try Minneapolis's first food bike, Geno's Gelato, at MIA's Third Thursday Bike Night

    Do you like Summit beer, biking, and gelato served from a food bike? Then get your gears and rears ready for the Minneapolis Institute of Art's free Third Thursday Bike Night, happening this Thursday, July 17. See also: Five rides to enjoy during Pedalopolis

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2012

    Pastry chef John Kraus of Patisserie 46: The sweet life, part 3

    Today, we conclude our interview with pastry chef John Kraus. In part 1, we heard stories from his competition days, and in part 2, we watched him cut his teeth in the kitchens of London. In part 3, everything comes together, and the craft he's worked so hard to hone helps him create the life for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2010

    Garment As Metaphor, Erica Spitzer Rasmussen discusses her wearable art

    Examples of work​Hey ladies--want to be big, strong, and...hairy chested? Just eat tomatoes. That's what somebody told artist Erica Spitzer Rasmussen when she was nine years old. As a result, she avoided the juicy red fruit for 20 years. That childhood experience--and many others--have inspire ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 13, 2010
  • Blogs

    July 31, 2009

    Scrubbing the MIA sun

    Cleaning a 3,000 pound sunburst is no easy task.

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2009

    Checking out Chuck Close

    Kids appreciating art at the Minneapolis Institute of Art. We love it.

  • News

    September 14, 2005

    Dr. Feelbad

    James Cleary's photomontages communicate the inconceivable

  • News

    May 1, 2002
  • Arts

    November 29, 2000

    The Beautiful Show

    Making the Weinstein Gallery a success only starts with putting pretty pictures on the wall

  • Books

    November 22, 2000

    The Conversation

    Joe Skelly's cable-access book show argues that the page is mightier than the screen

  • Art

    November 8, 2000

    The Political Portrait

    A lively election throws local artists from the palette to the ballot--revealing the true color of politics

  • Art

    October 18, 2000

    Artful Dodgers

    Two local shows reveal how a deft artistic touch often involves some sleight of hand

  • Arts

    April 5, 2000

    Get Real

    Can a small school of figurative art revive a great, dead tradition in painting?

  • News

    September 15, 1999

    Next Stop, Obscurity

    The master of hats. The scrivener of sheet music. The literary litigator. Seven people whose contributions to the arts win them utter invisibility.

  • Arts

    June 9, 1999

    The Age of Work

    Photographers Lewis W. Hine and David Parker frame the debate over child labor

  • Feature

    January 17, 1996


    On Dorothea Lange then and now.