MINNEAPOLIS— The Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) has announced Das Fundbuero — Civics Lessons, an interactive exhibition by artist Monica Sheets that explores civic participation and the effects of history on the present.
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.
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.
MINNEAPOLIS— Mayor Jacob Frey signed Executive Order 2022-03 formally designating the current City Coordinator, Heather Johnston, as interim City Operations Officer (COO). Under the newly approved government structure, the COO is one of four direct reports to the mayor. Ordinance No. 2022-045, which passed the full City Council on October 20, 2022, also outlines the roles and responsibilities of the City Operations Officer.
Minneapolis/St. Paul — The Guthrie Theater’s Artistic Director Joseph Haj announced the theater will present Kevin Kling’s celebrated holiday show, “Tales From the Charred Underbelly of the Yule Log,” on Wednesday, Nov. 30 at 7:30 p.m. on the Wurtele Thrust Stage.
MINNEAPOLIS— The Minneapolis downtown council announced details for this season’s Holidazzle. Loring Park in downtown Minneapolis will be the home to the free and fun-for-all-ages Holidazzle festivities for four three-day weekends (Fridays through Sundays) beginning Nov. 25 through Dec. 18. 2022.
Minneapolis— The City Council has approved Mayor Jacob Frey’s nomination of Brian O’Hara to serve as police chief. O’Hara joins the City after serving as deputy mayor of Newark, New Jersey in charge of overseeing strategic public safety initiatives. He officially starts Monday, Nov. 7.
SAINT PAUL – Today, Mayor Carter announced Commander Axel Henry will serve as the next Chief of the Saint Paul Police Department. Henry is a Saint Paul native who has served with the Saint Paul Police Department for 24 years.
MINNEAPOLIS—The Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) announced that Valéria Piccoli, Ph.D., will join the museum in the new role of Ken and Linda Cutler Chair of the Arts of the Americas and Curator of Latin American Art, following an extensive, global search.
Winning the 2022 James Beard Best New Restaurant in the nation, Owamni by the Sioux Chef, has brought Native American cuisine to the forefront of fine dining in the eyes of foodies.
Thursday, Mayor Jacob Frey’s government structure omnibus ordinance passed through City Council. This is the first time in over 100 years that the City of Minneapolis has been successful in changing its government structure. The new structure includes four direct reports to the mayor, an integrated Office of Community Safety, and elevates Race Equity, Inclusion & Belonging to a department level – among other changes.
The Minneapolis Fire Department has received a $4.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for 15 additional firefighters for a three-year period beginning March 1, 2023.
Beginning Monday, Oct. 17, 2022, Saint Paul Public Works will begin its annual fall residential street sweeping operations. City crews will sweep approximately 530 miles of residential streets throughout the City. Weather permitting, the street sweeping operation is expected to take approximately four to six weeks.
The City Council’s Committee of the Whole will conduct a public hearing at its regular meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 18, on the proposed omnibus government structure ordinance.