Minneapolis Institute of Arts
A Minnesota art museum will return an ancient Greek vase to its rightful owners after an investigation determined it belongs to the people of Italy.
It was a task of biblical proportions — drawing every letter and illustration in a Bible painstakingly by hand. Now, 13 years after its inception, the brightly colored and massive St. John’s Bible is complete, and pages from the finished work are about to go on display.
“Rembrandt in America” will open at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts on June 24, 2012.
From major retrospective showcases to intimate exhibits featuring amateur photographers from around the country, there are a variety of great photography events and exhibits in Minneapolis.
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.
A half a million people visit the Minneapolis Institute of Arts each year, including 80,000 kids.
Long gone are the days of thinking of museums only as stuffy places made for art snobs and class field trips. In Minnesota, we have an abundance of museums and they are all so different. That’s why we put together a list of 10 museums you need to check out on the state.
The Minneapolis Institute of Arts unveils a major acquisition when it opens a new exhibition on paintings from Venice next Sunday.