In Memory: Warren MacKenzie (1924 – 2018)

Curator of Exhibitions Christopher Atkins remembers Warren MacKenzie, paying tribute to his lasting legacy at the M and in the American craft movement.

This Just In: Press Coverage of the New M Hits Newsstands

Catch up on recent press coverage of the M’s (re)opening in St. Paul. (There’s been a lot of it!)

The M Partners with TPT on a New Video Series

TPT, MN Original, and the M are partnering to produce a series of video shorts digging into the fascinating backstory of the M, and to shed light on the exciting horizons ahead for this little museum that could. Watch the first video in the series!

The M Snags a Painting by Leslie Barlow from the Minnesota State Fair Art Exhibition

Every year the museum buys a work from the State Fair Fine Arts Exhibition for the permanent collection. For 2018, our team selected a painting by Minneapolis artist Leslie Barlow.

Home at Last

Minnesota Museum of American Art, one of the oldest visual arts organizations in Minnesota, has just opened a new museum facility at the Historic Pioneer Endicott in St. Paul, with 16,000 square feet of public space for creating, viewing, and learning about American art and artists. Find out more about the new M!

The M Announces a $325,000 Grant from the Luce Foundation

The Minnesota Museum of American Art announces a major grant from the Henry Luce Foundation to install its permanent collection galleries in 2019.

The M to Receive a $33,000 Art Works Grant from the NEA

This newly announced NEA grant to be awarded to the M will support a solo exhibition by NY-based artist Brad Kahlhamer in 2019.

Member Preview: The Good Making of Good Things: Craft Horizons Magazine, 1941-1979

Wed., March 6, 5 – 8 p.m.
Want a sneak peek at the spring exhibition on American craft? Become a member today, and buy ticket to a preview party, just for members of the M and the American Craft Council, the evening before the show opens to the public.

Construction Update: March 2018

We’re a month into renovations on the new M, and the bones of this Cass Gilbert-designed architectural treasure are beginning to emerge.

The M Commissions a New Skyway Installation

On view through 2018/19
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.