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‘Mia’ Curator Named As Director Of Italy’s Uffizi Museum

Seven foreigners were named Tuesday to run some of Italy’s most prestigious museums, including the famed Uffizi Gallery in Florence, after the government opened up top museum jobs to international competition for the first time in what the culture minister described as “an historic step.”

08/18/2015

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Goodbye ‘Minneapolis Institute Of Arts,’ Hello ‘Mia’

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.”

08/06/2015

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Young People To Cast Aluminum Sculptures For Display At MIA

Young people in a special program will get a chance to see their sculptures on display at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts.

07/27/2015

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Wander Minnesota: ‘Inspired By Books’ At The MIA

At the Minneapolis Institute of Arts , of course there’s always so much going on around visual arts. But the museum also offers frequent tours of a literary bent: Inspired by Books, tours that combine the museum’s extensive visual arts collection with themed explorations of books.

07/08/2015

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MIA Celebrates Record Attendance

The Minneapolis Institute of Arts is celebrating record attendance. For the fiscal year that just ended, 752,000 people visited the art museum. That’s up 16 percent from the year before.

07/08/2015

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Jamie Yuccas Leads Tours At MIA For 100th Birthday Celebration

For its 100th birthday, the Minneapolis Institute of Arts is offering a surprise a week!

03/27/2015

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New Exhibit At MIA Offers A Taste Of Italy

It’s called Italian Style and its open now at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. The exhibit showcases Italian fashion throughout the years. You can see real garments from decades of runway shows and Hollywood movies.

11/15/2014

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Minneapolis Arts Museum Celebrating 100th Birthday

The Minneapolis Institute of Arts is preparing to celebrate its 100th anniversary next year. The museum will launch its birthday celebrations with a luncheon Wednesday.

09/27/2014

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Art Therapy An Aesthetic Outlet For At-Risk Kids

Poverty, homeless and abuse are problems — and art is one of the solutions. At least in one program that’s finding a way to give at-risk kids a new way to express themselves, and an opportunity to display their work at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts.

08/18/2013

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Best Free Art Activities In Minnesota

If you have a passion and appreciation for art but cannot afford a trip to the Louvre or even one out of the state, many of the events and galleries in Minnesota have got you covered. Spend a day touring a gallery or enjoying creativity at any of these fine places.

11/26/2012

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Best Of MN: Museums

May is Minnesota Museum’s Month and for the Land of 10,000 Lakes, there seems to be just as many museums.

05/05/2012

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Best Spring Events For Families In Minnesota

It might be hard to believe, but soon the snow will melt and give way to buds and shoots of green grass. The official first day of spring is March 20. While our weather may not feel like it yet, spring-like temperatures will slowly arrive in the Twin Cities, along with a number of fantastic family events and activities to enjoy.

03/16/2011

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Artist Who Inspired Rembrandt Inspiring New Generation

A half a million people visit the Minneapolis Institute of Arts each year, including 80,000 kids.

02/22/2011