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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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Best Date Ideas For Art Lovers In Minnesota

Combine your love of dating with your love of art.

04/07/2014

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Best Spring Break Activities For Kids In Minnesota

No need to be bored this spring break. Four major Minnesota institutions are bursting at the seams with information of things to do and places to see.

03/14/2014

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Best Museum Exhibits This Spring In Minnesota

Get your culture on this spring with some of the best museum exhibits in Minnesota.

02/24/2014

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Best Parent Gathering Places In Minnesota

Here are nine enormous opportunities for Minnesota moms or dads to meet one another.

01/17/2014

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Free Fall Activities For Families In Minnesota

Taking the brood out on a nice fall day doesn’t have to break the bank. Stick those bills back in your wallet and head out for one of these fun (and free) local activities.

10/25/2013

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Best Murals In Minnesota

This list captures some of Minnesota’s best murals. Get out and see them all.

09/30/2013

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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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MIA To Feature Contemporary Prints, Drawings

The Minneapolis Institute of Arts will present an exhibition of contemporary works on paper by major artists this summer. The exhibit — “It’s New/It’s Now: Recent Gifts of Contemporary Prints and Drawings” — opens July 14.

05/31/2013

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Best Exhibits To Visit This Summer In Minnesota

Take some time off this summer to visit great Chicago events and exhibits.

05/06/2013

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