Rebekah Crisanta de Ybarra will lead the M’s first Artist Takeover in the new Center for Creativity. Her practice crosses disciplines and styles, with a focus on Latinx and Indigenous art forms.
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!
A conversation with photographer Marc Norberg, about his years-long series capturing the legendary artists and venues that shaped America’s great blues tradition.
The M and Mia recently co-presented a panel conversation about Afrofuturism, Black Panther, colonialist legacies, and museums. Read on for highlights and context for this timely event.
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.