Minneapolis Institute of Art
We’re definitely in a weird patch at the moment, with chilly, rainy weather at this writing, and more rain and low temperatures possible for the coming weekend. Of course, we can expect the heat to return next week, as it often does when the Minnesota State Fair opens. But until then, if you’re looking for some indoor entertainment, take a look at what’s happening in the museum world.
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.”
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.”
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