Art

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

Mia acquires over 500 notable works

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.