Tag Archive for: History

A Gathering to Remember Gordon Parks’s Legacy in the Twin Cities

Saturday, February 1, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Share your stories, photos, and mementos of Gordon Parks with us at this special event at Hallie Q. Brown Community Center, and help shape an exhibition at the M honoring his legacy in the Twin Cities.

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.

Tour: The Historic Pioneer Endicott with Professor Katherine Solomonson

February 10, 1 p.m. & 3:30 p.m. [SOLD OUT]
Explore the history of this restored St. Paul treasure with architectural historian and U of M professor Katherine Solomonson.

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.

Take a Bus Tour through the M’s History in St. Paul

Saturday, June 23, 1 – 4 p.m.
Writer and local historian Andy Sturdevant leads a tour by vintage bus through the M’s past lives and homes in St. Paul.

Breaking Ground

From youth arts education to thought-provoking exhibitions, in-the-community workshops, and multidisciplinary programming, the M is breaking ground in more ways than one to offer ways for you to discover yourself and your community through American art.