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Latest News & Events

Artist Takeover: Haunting Stories by May Lee-Yang

Fri., Oct. 25, 6 p.m.
Writer, performer, and theater artist May Lee-Yang, the M's fall artist-in-residence, and guests will share haunting stories in honor of Halloween.
Free * RSVP requested

Guided Tour: Film & Literature Professor Linda Mokdad

Sun., Nov. 3, 1 p.m.
Take a tour through the fall exhibition led by St. Olaf film and literature professor Linda Mokdad.
Free * RSVP requested

Petro-Historical Complex: A Lecture Performance by Monira Al Qadiri

Thurs., Nov. 7, 6 p.m.
Join us for a lecture/performance by Monira Al Qadiri, one of the artists featured in the fall exhibition, History Is Not Here.
Free * RSVP requested

Press Releases

September 9, 2019 – John S. and James L. Knight Foundation makes $1.5 million investment in Minnesota Museum of American Art.

August 20, 2019 – Minnesota Museum of American Art and Mizna Partner to Present an International Roster of Work by Arab Artists.

August 12, 2019 – Minnesota Museum of American Art Announces its 2019-20 Exhibition Season.

July 25, 2019 – Laura Wertheim Joseph Named Curator of Exhibitions for Minnesota Museum of American Art.

July 24, 2019 – Minnesota Museum of American Art Selected by the American Alliance of Museums for Participation in Groundbreaking National Initiative to Increase Diversity and Inclusion on Museum Boards.

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.