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.

An Illustrated History of the M in St. Paul

In this illustrated essay, writer Andy Sturdevant recounts restless history of the M. But through more than 100 years, 12 locations, and under seven different names, the museum’s founding charter, for “the study, knowledge, and love of art,” has stood the test of time.

Crafting New Material Vocabularies

A profile of acclaimed NY-based artist Sheila Pepe, who will premiere a site-specific fiber art installation in the museum’s new sculpture court when the M reopens in late 2018.

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.

VIDEO: Saint Paul Murals Project

Go behind the scenes of the Saint Paul Murals Project: See the artworks unfold, and hear from the team of artists commissioned by the M, as they talk about the project and their experiences with local Hmong elders and families leading up to its completion in fall 2017.

Recap: A Conversation on Process and Place, Told in Tweets and Video

A recap and streaming video of an M Off-Site conversation at Third Place Gallery on December 7, with poet Sun Yung Shin and artists Mike Hoyt and Witt Siasoco.

VIDEO: A Conversation with Deana Haggag

Watch a conversation with Deana Haggag, CEO of United States Artists, joined by local poet and arts advocate Venessa Fuentes and Public Functionary cofounder Tricia Heuring from a program presented by the M, in partnership with the Ordway, in October 2017.

The M Off-Site

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 out and about in the Twin Cities.

The American Art Puzzle

Christopher E. Harrison, one of the guest curators for We the People, with an essay on how artists can help us see the whole of the “American puzzle” with fresh eyes and insight, by way of looking closely at its varied pieces.

Recap: We the People Curators’ Conversation, Told in Tweets & Video

Read a short recap of the M’s panel conversation with the curators of the exhibition We the People on September 12, as told through tweets from the night’s event.