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Curator Tours

Thurs., July 18, 6 p.m. * Sun., Aug. 18, 2 p.m.
Dig deeper into what's on view in the galleries - explore the M's summer exhibitions with our curatorial team.
Brad Kahlhamer, "Sturgis," 2007. Watercolor on paper, 20 x 16 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York.

Verbal Description Tour: A Nation of One

Sat. July 20, 2 p.m.
Join describer Laura Wiebers and an M teaching artist for a gallery tour and sensory engagement designed for all, with particular focus given to individuals who are blind or have low vision.
Brad Kahlhamer, "Next Level Figure 20," 2014. Wood, wire, rope, bells, acrylic and spray paint. Sculpture: 12 x 16 x 2 1/2 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery.

Conversation: Kahlhamer and Mining the Museum

Sat., July 27 at 2 p.m.
Jill Ahlberg Yohe (Minneapolis Institute of Art) and Laura Youngbird (Plains Art Museum) join Kristin Makholm, Executive Director of the M, for a conversation about how Native American visual culture resonates through Brad Kahlhamer's work.

Press Releases

July 16, 2019 – Robyne Robinson Appointed Board Chair of Minnesota Museum of American Art.

June 6, 2019 – Minnesota Museum of American Art presents a solo exhibition by Brad Kahlhamer remixing indigenous aesthetics, American dreamscapes, contemporary art, and personal identity.

May 13, 2019 – Two Exhibitions Open at the M on Thurs. May 16, Including a New Commission by Dietrich Sieling.

February 26, 2019 – Minnesota Museum of American Art’s spring exhibition celebrates mid-century American craft.

October 23, 2018 – Opening Day at the M on Sunday, December 2 to include a ribbon-cutting ceremony, in-gallery performances by SuperGroup and Lady Xok.

August 1, 2018 – Minnesota Museum of American Art’s Grand Opening is set for December 2.

May 17, 2018 – Minnesota Museum of American Art announces a major grant from the Henry Luce Foundation to install its permanent collection galleries in 2019.

May 9, 2018 – Minnesota Museum of American Art to Receive $33,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.

January 17, 2018 – The M’s groundbreaking ceremony on Jan. 30 with city and state leaders marks the start of construction and a new beginning for St. Paul’s only art museum.

September 27, 2017 – The Saint Paul Murals Project’s community celebration on Friday, 9/29 has moved from Hmong Village to Asian Economic Development Association (AEDA).

September 8, 2017 (UPDATED 9/27/17) –  Minnesota Museum of American Art presents the Saint Paul Murals Project, commissioning new murals in honor of the city’s Hmong community, to be celebrated with a pair of public events: a block party on 4th Street on Sept. 28 and a community gathering at AEDA on Sept. 29.

July 13, 2017 – Minnesota Museum of American Art presents a group exhibition of local and national work, selected by a diverse array of guest curators inspired by the question: Who are “we the people”?

May 31, 2017 (Updated 9/14/18) – Minnesota Museum of American Art announces construction plans for an expanded new home in St. Paul’s Historic Pioneer Endicott.

May 8, 2017 – Minnesota Museum of American Art presents a solo exhibition by artist David Hamlow, who upcycles everyday household trash into large-scale installations.

December 14, 2016 – Minnesota Museum of American Art explores history of racialized violence with Ken Gonzales-Day exhibition.