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.
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 Minnesota Museum of American Art announces a major grant from the Henry Luce Foundation to install its permanent collection galleries in 2019.
This newly announced NEA grant to be awarded to the M will support a solo exhibition by NY-based artist Brad Kahlhamer in 2019.
We’re a month into renovations on the new M, and the bones of this Cass Gilbert-designed architectural treasure are beginning to emerge.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.