A new Twin Cities museum is showcasing Somali art and culture. The Somali Artifact and Cultural Museum opened Saturday and features paintings of nomadic life and photos of Mogadishu along with traditional rugs, ancient writing tablets and lots of items made from animal skins.
B-24, B-17, and P-51. These aren’t bingo numbers. They’re airplanes from World War II featured in the Wings of Freedom Tour at the Blaine Airport.
People’s fascination with firefighting has only grown since the first fire station in Minneapolis was built more than 100 years ago.
An African leopard tortoise thought to be stolen from an Iowa museum was actually trapped behind paneling in her enclosure, and a misguided employee who found her lied to keep up the story about her theft, the museum announced Friday.
When you take a walk with Gene Nicolelli, you’d think he was a retired bus driver — not a former grocer.
A new museum honoring Minnesota’s African American history may not open after all.
Besides the great art, a Minneapolis museum is also getting national attention for its bathroom.
Rare works from the tomb of China’s first emperor go on display at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts this fall.
Five of the best miniature golf courses across Minnesota for inexpensive family fun.
Take a walk down Park Avenue between 10th and 26th streets in Minneapolis and it will become clear that though many of the houses along this strip have started to show their age, Park Avenue’s past is one filled with grandeur.
There aren’t enough hours in the day to check out every noteworthy art event in the Twin Cities. Here’s a quick guide to our can’t-miss arts picks for February.
“Rembrandt in America” will open at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts on June 24, 2012.
Nestled amidst bluffs on a sharp bend in the Mississippi River, Red Wing is a scenic and charming destination for a day or weekend visit. This historic river town is world-renowned for its pottery, shoes, and delightful accommodations.
Some aprons were created for show. Others were created with advertisements on them. And even others to keep cooks clean while working.
A billboard in Long Lake, a suburb of Minneapolis, is as good as new after someone spray-painted clothing and the word “Brrr!” over a nude 16th-century Venus painting.