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Woman Arrested In Stabbing Death Of 21-Year-Old

Authorities say the person stabbed to death Wednesday near the Minneapolis Institute of Arts was 21-year-old Anthony Richard Morgan of Minneapolis.

06/11/2015

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1 Dead After Stabbing Near Minneapolis Institute Of Arts

One person is dead Wednesday after being stabbed a couple blocks north of the Minneapolis Institute of Arts.

06/10/2015

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Mpls. Institute Of Arts Among Museums Returning Looted Artifacts To Italy

The United States on Tuesday officially returned 25 artifacts looted over the decades from Italy, including Etruscan vases, 1st-century frescoes and precious books that ended up in U.S. museums, universities and private collections. Italy has been on a campaign to recover looted artifacts.

05/26/2015

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Best Family-Friendly Museum Exhibits In Minnesota

The exhibits at these Minnesota museums are fun for the whole family.

05/12/2015

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4 Things To Know: Wild’s Loss, Fishing Opener & More

From the end of the road for the Minnesota Wild to the fishing opener this weekend, here are the four things to know for Friday, May 8.

05/08/2015

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MIA Celebrates 100th Birthday With Massive Sculpture

The Minneapolis Institute of Arts is celebrating its 100th birthday by kicking off a $1 million fundraising campaign. The money will be used to pay for a new outdoor sculpture that, right now, is out in front of the museum.

04/28/2015

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Wander Minnesota: May Is Minnesota Museum Month

It’s almost May — and that means it’s Minnesota Museums Month the annual celebration of all that Minnesota has to offer in the way of museums. And that’s quite a lot. It’s a considerable bounty, with about 600 around the state.

04/28/2015

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Minnesotan To Meet: Fundraiser Blythe Brenden

Blythe Brenden represents the third generation of a family known for giving, and it’s her tireless work for the community that makes Brenden this week’s Minnesotan to Meet.

04/21/2015

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Minneapolis Institute Of Arts Receives Rare East Asian Art

The Minneapolis Institute of Arts has received nearly 700 pieces of rare East Asian artwork and a $12.5 million endowment from a former St. Paul resident.

03/16/2015

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Best Sketching Classes In Minnesota

Develop a fun new hobby or sharpen your lifetime skills at these five fabulous Minnesota sketching classes.

02/16/2015

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Minneapolis Institute Of Arts Turns 100 In 2015

The Minneapolis Institute of Arts is celebrating in style all day. Well, all year really. That’s because the Minneapolis Museum turns 100 years old this 2015, with plenty of cake and color to go around at the birthday party in Minneapolis.

01/01/2015

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Minneapolis Institute Of Arts Receives $8M Gift

The Minneapolis Institute of Arts has received an $8 million donation to endow the position of the museum’s director and president. The gift from the Duncan and Nivin MacMillan Foundation was given in honor of the museum’s 100th anniversary in 2015.

12/09/2014

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Wander Minnesota: Post-Turkey Thanksgiving Weekend Options

You’ve slept off the turkey, you’re not interested in battling crowds on Black Friday, but you have free time and possibly family and friends to entertain. What is there to do this weekend? Plenty.

11/24/2014

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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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Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets

It’s Halloween weekend, so you can bet there’s going to be plenty of spooky fun. Jason Matheson has some tricks and treats in this week’s working for the weekend.

10/30/2014

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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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Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets

What do you have penciled in on your calendar this weekend? Nothing? You’re in luck, because the WCCO Morning Show crew has more than enough suggestions to keep art lovers, dog lovers, beer lovers, and south suburbia lovers happy.

09/18/2014

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Best Art Exhibits For Kids In Minnesota

Bring your little art critics to these exhibits.

09/08/2014

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Best Museum Tours In Minnesota

Minnesota has some of the Midwest’s best museums. Take a tour through Minnesota culture today.

08/18/2014

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Best Upcoming Art Exhibits In Minnesota

This year’s art exhibitions in Minnesota are fresh, alive and relevant.

08/04/2014

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Minneapolis-St. Paul: 5 Free Things For Visitors

Like many places that endure long, difficult winters, Minnesota comes alive when the weather warms up. So many people from the Twin Cities — as Minneapolis and St. Paul are known — head to lakes in northern parts of the state that the city’s attractions truly open up to out-of-towners. And as in any urban area, some of the best are free.

07/03/2014

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Educational Summer Activities For Kids In Minnesota

Summer is a good time for children to expand their awareness of the world outside winter classrooms.

06/13/2014

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Best Attractions For Art Lovers In Minnesota

Minnesotans are superlative supporters of the arts, which may explain why we have such robust and prominent art destinations. Those who enjoy art will find that each of the following five spots is worth a visit.

05/31/2014

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Best Volunteer Opportunities For Art Lovers In Minnesota

Minnesotans are known for their voluntary spirit and Minnesota nonprofits benefit greatly from the voluntary bonhomie of its citizenry.

05/12/2014

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Local Artist With Autism Gets International Attention

A Twin Cities artist is selling original works for thousands of dollars, and he’s only been painting for a few years. But no one is sure of how long his artistic abilities will last. Jimmy Reagan, 20, has regressive onset autism. In the past six years, he has developed a flair for abstract art that’s been showcased as far away as Germany, while drawing the attention of wealthy buyers.

04/16/2014

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