News

Welcome to the latest news from the M. Check here for updates on events, programs, and recent happenings at the museum.

With care and concern for the community and our staff, the M is closed temporarily due to COVID-19.

Collection Features

Peruse collection artworks that have recently been featured on the M's social media. The M's collection is 100 years and counting...take a look!

SOS Color Code 2020

When the international distress signal SOS was adopted in 1908, its easily recognizable and unique code produced aural unity, a sense of calm in life or death situations. As the world adjusts to new norms in challenging times, SOS Color Code 2020 offers a reconsideration of how language, objects and symbols, and even color can help us find stable ground and safety no matter where we are.

Leadership Announcement from M Board Chair Gregory Page

I'm reaching out to share some important leadership information about the museum. On Tuesday, July 14, I released Kristin Makholm from her position as Executive Director after serving for more than a decade.

We stand in solidarity with Black Lives Matter and our BIPOC communities now and into the future.

A statement of solidarity with the BIPOC community and how the M plans to continue doing institutional equity work.

What’s Your Weapon?

In this personal essay, high school senior Waylon Rembert Jr. considers the lives and legacies of photographers Gordon Parks and Jamel Shabazz, in light of his own life path, so far, and choices that lie just ahead.