The M Receives a $15,000 Grant from VSA Minnesota

VSA Minnesota has awarded the M a $15,000 ADA Access Improvement Grant to support a pilot program ensuring the soon-to-open new museum facility is accessible to all visitors.

A Groundbreaking for the New M

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

The M Off-Site

December 2017 – March 2018
While the new M is under construction, we’re taking our show on the road, with pop-up exhibits, performances, and family activities. Read more about the M’s Off-Site programs through the winter months.

Mike Hazard’s Seeds of Change Travels to Hastings, Minn. this Fall

October 6 – 31, Hastings Art Center
Seeds of Change, photographs by Mike Hazard, celebrates the culture and community of Minnesota’s Hmong farmers, while highlighting the beauty of the state’s landscape and agricultural traditions.

The M Buys Art for the Collection from the Minnesota State Fair

Every year, the M purchases a piece from the Minnesota State Fair’s Fine Arts exhibition. This year’s selection is a work by St. Paul-based printmaker Sam Orosz.

We the People and the M on KFAI

Exhibition guest curator Johnnay Leenay and the M’s Arts Access Manager and Curator of Exhibitions and Public Programs discuss the new show, its place in the life of the museum, and how the nuances of American identity play into questions of “arts access.”

Executive Director Kristin Makholm Talks M Past and Future on Progressive Radio

Kristin Makholm, Executive Director of the M, is interviewed by AM 950’s Betty Folliard about the museum’s history and future for “A Woman’s Place.”

Making a Permanent Home for the M

Minnesota Museum of American Art, one of the oldest visual arts organizations in Minnesota, will open a new museum in spring 2018, with 20,000 square feet of space for creating, viewing, and learning about American art and artists.

Coming Soon: David Hamlow: Mirror Stage

Opening May 25, 2017: David Hamlow: Mirror Stage, a site-specific installation making visible the massive amounts of waste we produce each day.

City Pages Names Shadowlands the “Best Museum Exhibition” of 2017

City Pages names the M’s Ken Gonzales-Day: Shadowlands the “Best Museum Exhibition” of 2017.