Art is a vast interpretation of the human experience. Here is the Planet's coverage on the cultural landscape.

Mia presents exhibition featuring Ojibwe Artist Jim Denomie’s iconoclastic collection


This summer, the Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) will open “The Lyrical Artwork of Jim Denomie,” featuring approximately 60 artworks from acclaimed Anishinaabe artist Jim Denomie (Ojibwe, Lac Courte Oreilles Band, 1955–2022). Best known for his monumental paintings, Denomie was a prolific artist whose work spanned numerous mediums. Throughout his career, he aimed a critical lens on the histories of Indigenous people and their intersections with mainstream culture.


Walker Art Center to present new Judy and Ken Dayton exhibition


On June 10, 2023, the Walker Art Center will open an exhibition of major works of modern and contemporary art gifted to the museum by Judy and Ken Dayton, which the museum described as distinguished patrons whose philanthropic legacy over the course of five decades helped to shape the Walker’s collection, with significant works by some of the most groundbreaking artists of our time.

Mia’s ‘Art in Bloom’ returns for 39th year


The Minneapolis Institute of Art’s (Mia) Art in Bloom, an annual celebration featuring imaginative floral interpretations of selected works of art from Mia’s permanent collection, is returning for its 39th year April 27 – April 30, 2023.

Twin-Cities artist explores male body image expectations in new exhibition


Combining portrait photography, video, and sculpture, the exhibition examines the pressure many men feel to achieve a sculpted, perfect body. Though today’s post-Internet world offers numerous expressions of gender and desire, the reality of social media is the hyper-comparison and competition between bodies, adding to longstanding tensions around the ideal figure.

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.