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Mia acquires over 500 notable works


MINNEAPOLIS — The Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) announced the 2022 end-of-year gifts to the museum’s collection that include a group of four 19th-century Navajo textiles; a collection of 130 works of Chinese calligraphy from the 16th to the 19th century; and an array of paintings, watercolors, drawings, and pastels by major American and European artists.

Mia to open early on Black Friday


MINNEAPOLIS— This Black Friday, skip the malls and spend the day at the Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia). Mia will open early at 8 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 25, with free admission to the special exhibition “Botticelli and Renaissance Florence” from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., free coffee and pastries, and promotions at The Store at Mia. 

Mia to host after-hours dinner series


MINNEAPOLIS— This fall and winter, the Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) will host a series of after-hours art and dining experiences inspired by the special exhibition Botticelli and Renaissance Florence: Masterworks from the Uffizi. 

Major works from the Uffizi Galleries comes to MIA


The Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) will present “Botticelli and Renaissance Florence: Masterworks from the Uffizi,” featuring more than 45 loans from the renowned Uffizi Galleries in Florence, including Sandro Botticelli’s evocative Minerva and the Centaur (c. 1482).

MIA awarded over $2 million in support


Nine leading American art museums will receive grants totaling more than $2 million from E.A. Michelson Philanthropy as part of its Vitality Arts Project for Art Museums initiative, to launch a new series of arts programs aimed at museum audiences who are 55 years of age and older.