Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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.
Summer is a good time for children to expand their awareness of the world outside winter classrooms.
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.
Minnesotans are known for their voluntary spirit and Minnesota nonprofits benefit greatly from the voluntary bonhomie of its citizenry.
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.
Combine your love of dating with your love of art.
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.
Get your culture on this spring with some of the best museum exhibits in Minnesota.
Here are nine enormous opportunities for Minnesota moms or dads to meet one another.
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.
This list captures some of Minnesota’s best murals. Get out and see them all.
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.
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.
Take some time off this summer to visit great Chicago events and exhibits.
Five new powerful and profound museum events coming to Minnesota in early 2013 are alive with energy and broad appeal.