Tag Archive for: Museum News/What’s New?

Leadership Announcement from M Board Chair Gregory Page

I’m reaching out to share some important leadership information about the museum. On Tuesday, July 14, I released Kristin Makholm from her position as Executive Director after serving for more than a decade.

We stand in solidarity with Black Lives Matter and our BIPOC communities now and into the future.

A statement of solidarity with the BIPOC community and how the M plans to continue doing institutional equity work.

Partnership: John S. and James L. Knight Foundation

Knight Foundation just announced a major contribution to the M, along with several new investments focused on establishing downtown St. Paul as a place for community, creativity, and inclusive economic growth.

Laura Wertheim Joseph is Named the M’s Curator of Exhibitions

Meet the M’s new Curator of Exhibitions, curator and art historian Laura Wertheim Joseph, a Twin Cities-based curator and scholar with a track record of producing resonant, nationally significant exhibitions.

Partnership: TPT’s MN Original

TPT, MN Original, and the M are partnering to produce a series of shorts digging into the fascinating backstory of the M, and to shed light on the exciting horizons ahead for this little museum that could. Watch all the videos in the series thus far.

Just for M Members: Meet the Curator

Sun., Nov. 17, 1 p.m.
Get to know the M’s new Curator of Exhibitions, Laura Joseph, and hear more about her curatorial projects, past and present.
Free * RSVP requested

Wide Open Studio: Celebration

Sunday, February 3 @ 1 – 3 p.m.
Did you decorate a little clay figure in the M’s Wide Open Studio? Come by and pick it up, help us celebrate the closing of this wonderful community making project.

This Just In: Press Coverage of the New M Hits Newsstands

Catch up on recent press coverage of the M’s (re)opening in St. Paul. (There’s been a lot of it!)

A Grand (Re)Opening

December 2, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Join us for the grand opening of the M, and experience a full day of fun activities, in-gallery performances, food & drink, and remarkable art in the museum’s beautiful new home!

Home at Last

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!