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The M Commissions a New Skyway Installation

On view through Fall 2018
Twin Cities book artist and printmaker Laura Brown created an installation for the skyway over Robert Street, with distinctive screenprints and colorful signage-inspired designs made just for the M.

Press Releases

August 2, 2018 – The Minnesota Museum of American Art’s Grand (Re)Opening is set for December 2, 2018.

May 17, 2018 – Minnesota Museum of American Art announces a major grant from the Henry Luce Foundation for installation of its permanent collection galleries.

May 9, 2018 – Minnesota Museum of American Art to receive $33,000 grant from the NEA.

January 17, 2018 – The M’s groundbreaking ceremony on Jan. 30 with city and state leaders marks the start of construction and a new beginning for St. Paul’s only art museum.

September 27, 2017 – The Saint Paul Murals Project’s community celebration on Friday, 9/29 has moved from Hmong Village to Asian Economic Development Association (AEDA).

September 8, 2017 (UPDATED 9/27/17) –  Minnesota Museum of American Art presents the Saint Paul Murals Project, commissioning new murals in honor of the city’s Hmong community, to be celebrated with a pair of public events: a block party on 4th Street on Sept. 28 and a community gathering at AEDA on Sept. 29.

July 13, 2017 – Minnesota Museum of American Art presents a group exhibition of local and national work, selected by a diverse array of guest curators inspired by the question: Who are “we the people”?

May 31, 2017 (Updated Oct. 31, 2017) – Minnesota Museum of American Art announces construction plans for an expanded new home in St. Paul’s Historic Pioneer Endicott.

May 8, 2017 – Minnesota Museum of American Art presents a solo exhibition by artist David Hamlow, who upcycles everyday household trash into large-scale installations.

December 14, 2016 – Minnesota Museum of American Art explores history of racialized violence with Ken Gonzales-Day exhibition.