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Bell Museum

(credit: Minneapolis Institute of the Arts)

Wander Minnesota: Art Not To Be Missed

Maybe you heard about the following art exhibits when they first opened with big splashes and a great deal of publicity. But they were scheduled to be here for weeks or months, so plenty of time. And then other things came along, and they slowly disappeared from front of mind.

05/06/2014

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What Our Firefly & Mosquito Booms Have In Common

The glow of a firefly is much more appreciated than the sound of a mosquito buzzing around your head. But Dr. Susan Weller, director of the Bell Museum, says the reason we’re seeing more of each bug this summer could be one in the same. “Our very cold spring slowed down the development of our early summer fireflies, so they’re emerging now,” Weller said.

07/26/2013

Robert Bruininks. (credit: University Of Minnesota)

Bruininks Gives Near-State Record Catch To Bell Museum

It was the catch of a lifetime, but outgoing University of Minnesota President Bob Bruininks is parting ways with his big fish.

06/16/2011

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Project To Sort Out Why Birds Crash Into Buildings

A program called Project Birdsafe is working to figure out why birds crash into certain buildings, and see if anything can be done to stop them.

05/31/2011

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Movie Blog: Eco-Films At St. Anthony, Bell Museum

Earth Day is still a couple months away, but we’ve reached the point in winter where we’re all entirely ready to accelerate our arrival to springtime, by any means necessary.

02/24/2011

A history of chair design is one of the many well-thought out exhibits at Minneapolis Institute of the Arts. (Credit: artsmia.org).

Best Museums In Minnesota

Long gone are the days of thinking of museums only as stuffy places made for art snobs and class field trips. In Minnesota, we have an abundance of museums and they are all so different. That’s why we put together a list of 10 museums you need to check out on the state.

02/13/2011

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