New Michael Graves-designed Target Wing opens June 11!

Museum Grand Opening
News & Information

Director's Statement

With our spectacular new building, thirty-four new galleries, the compelling reinstallation of most of our permanent collection, and a wonderful roster of exhibitions, we look forward to a thrilling future...
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Calendar & Events

This Week at the Museum

Lecture
A Penny Saved Is a Penny Earned: Thrift, Panics, and Cast-Iron Banks, or the Dilemma of Saving Money in a Pre-IRA Era
Thursday, May 4, 2006 6 at 7:00 PM

Lecture
Insights and Inspiration Thursday, May 4, 2006 6 at 7:00 PM

Ford Free Sunday
Sunday, May 7 11:00 AM at 5:00 PM

Opening Weekend

First Night Frolic
Saturday, June 10 8 PM to midnight

Members and Public Opening
Sunday, June 11 9 AM to 5 PM


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Featured Exhibition

The Surreal Calder

June 11, 2006 through September 10, 2006
Target Gallery

"The Surreal Calder" consists of 70 works, including 13 paintings and objects by artists other than Calder, to put Calder back in the midst of Surrealism so that his achievement is more profoundly understood within that context...
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Featured Exhibition

From Dürer to Cassatt: Five Centuries of Master Prints from the Jones Collection

May 20, 2006 through September 17, 2006
U.S. Bank Gallery, Galleries 315, 316, and 344

This exhibition showcases the remarkable depth of the Herschel V. Jones Collection, the seminal gift at the core of the print holdings of The Minneapolis Institute of Arts...
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More Exhibitions
The Collection

Explore the Collection


The Minneapolis Institute of Arts houses more than 100,000 objects from diverse cultural traditions spanning 5,000 years of world history.
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Capital Campaign

Bring Art to Life

An enormous transformation is underway at The Minneapolis Institute of Arts. This exciting development is possible thanks to the generous donors to the Bring Art to Life Campaign.
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Asian Art

The Art of Asia

A resource for museum visitors, teachers, students, and everyone interested in Asian art, culture, and history.