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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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Best 2013 Museum Exhibitions To Look Forward To In Minnesota

Five new powerful and profound museum events coming to Minnesota in early 2013 are alive with energy and broad appeal.

12/24/2012

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Best Museum Exhibits To See This Fall In Minnesota

Five priceless museum exhibits open in Minnesota this fall. Make a trip to see them all.

09/17/2012

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Mpls. Museum To Display China Terracotta Warriors

Rare works from the tomb of China’s first emperor go on display at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts this fall.

07/29/2012

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Rembrandt Exhibit To Open At MIA

A major exhibit of authentic Rembrandt paintings opens next weekend at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. “Rembrandt in America” features some 30 bona fide works by the Dutch master.

06/16/2012

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Best Photography Exhibits In Minnesota

Photographs can make time stand still and create life-long memories. The exhibits and galleries below display the creative genius of some of the best photographers showing their work in Minnesota. Each are well worth a visit this spring or summer.

05/07/2012

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In Case You Missed It: Saturday Show Highlights

Didn’t get a chance to watch our Saturday Morning Show? We’ve got all the segments for you here.

05/05/2012

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Best Of MN: Museums

May is Minnesota Museum’s Month and for the Land of 10,000 Lakes, there seems to be just as many museums.

05/05/2012

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Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets

Spring is in the air at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. One-hundred-and-fifty floral artists will create arrangements based on the works of art at the MIA that inspired them.

04/26/2012

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Minneapolis Museum Agrees To Return Ancient Vase

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.

09/15/2011

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Hand-Drawn St. John’s Bible Completed, On Display

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.

09/15/2011

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Museums To Exhibit ‘Most Authentic’ Rembrandts

“Rembrandt in America” will open at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts on June 24, 2012.

09/13/2011

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Must-See Photography Exhibits In Minneapolis

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.

08/08/2011

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Best Spring Events For Families In Minnesota

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.

03/16/2011

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