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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tuesday, April 24, 6 p.m.
Special event for M members: Take a virtual tour through the inaugural exhibition in the new museum, “100 Years and Counting,” and hear the latest about what’s coming up for the museum.
Wed., May 2, 8 a.m. or 12 p.m.
Join us at Town & Country for a free breakfast or lunch to hear about all the exciting creative opportunities coming up, and help us bring the new M to life!