The Minneapolis Institute of Art, in the midst of record attendance, is proving to be a sassy centenarian. Officials announced Thursday the museum is undergoing a rebranding in its 100th year, and will now simply be called by feminine first name “Mia.”
Elk Mound High School has run into some trademark issues over its new sports logo. The elk recently painted at center court in the high school gym looks a lot like the Milwaukee Bucks’ deer logo. Superintendent Robert Walsh says the artist changed the antlers, mouth and nose to make it look more like an elk instead of a buck.
The logo and mascot for Washington’s NFL team has been at the center of protests in the past. David Glass of the National Coalition Against Racism in Sports and Media is one of the offended sees the name “Redskins” as discriminatory and harmful. “We’re not mascots and its time for the ‘R’ word to go,” Glass said.
The Mall of America has a new look, and unveiled the design for the retail hub’s new logo on Wednesday. The new logo maxes out the star motif that previously played only as the accent mark in the mall’s previous logo. The mall also unveiled a new tagline: “Always new.”
The Minnesota Vikings are altering their logo. Ever so slightly.
There’s been much fanfare over the Rolling Stones’ 50th anniversary, despite the fact that they have yet to announce a tour or album.
The fighting Sioux from the University of North Dakota are in town for the West Regional NCAA Men’s Hockey Tournament, but they’ve left the Sioux nickname and logo at home.