As kids, we remember taking field trips to the art museum. History, culture, capturing the human experience, sure. But what really stuck with us was the feeling of unpacking a sad sack lunch while the museum cafe sat tantalizingly out of reach. We requited that childhood injustice this week with a t ... More >>
The Minneapolis Institute of Arts' Third Thursday events present a unique combination of food, drink, music, and art. Come May 15, that will include a special one-time collaborative beer combining two Twin Cities institutions: Summit Brewing and Dogwood Coffee. See also: Beer of the Week: Indeed's ... More >>
After the overwhelming success of Dessa's intimate show at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts back in February, the talented songstress is now set to bring her entire boisterous Doomtree crew to perform at the MIA's Summer Party on Saturday, June 1. On an evening where the venerable art museum will ... More >>
The Twin Cities are a pretty decent place to live thanks to our thriving art and performance scenes, our lakes and parks, and our cutting edge fried food at the Minnesota State Fair. Unfortunately, in order to enjoy these treats you must also survive our never ending winters of despair. But tak ... More >>
Martin Parr, Cambridge, England, from "Luxury" series, 2005 (printed 2008), The Linda and Lawrence Perlman Photography Endowment 2009.42.2Starting this Friday through January 2, 2011, museum-goers at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts will get a chance to witness how wealth--or lack there of--h ... More >>
Art PerchanceSay goodbye to those cheesy, scruffy carnival game prizes. Tomorrow night you'll have a chance at winning a piece of one-of-a-kind art by playing museum-inspired midway-style games at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. Art Perchance, an annual fundraiser put on by the Friends of ... More >>
http://www.whittieralliance.org/Here's where to stop during the Eat Street Excursion.This Thursday, the Minneapolis Institute of Arts has teamed up with several Eat Street restaurants to host Eat Street Excursion in conjunction with the Bicycle Film Festival. At 5 p.m., cyclists can meet in G ... More >>
Cleaning a 3,000 pound sunburst is no easy task.
MIA's 25th annual antique sale kicks off today.
The Minneapolis Institute of Arts' crown jewel, The Gambler, by 17th-century Dutch painter Hendrick Ter Brugghen returns from it's California makeover. See before and after pictures here.
Alyn Silberstein has built the walls of the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. Now he's hanging his work on them.
From flesh satellites to cities of styrofoam: The fine art of faking it
Lost in the funhouse with the Walker Art Center's Let's Entertain