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The Minnesota Museum of American Art ("The M") has re-opened!
The M was founded as the St. Paul School of Fine Arts in 1894, and formally incorporated in 1927, when it began collecting works of art for instructional purposes. From the 1950s on, under the name Saint Paul Art Center, it pursued an avid program of exhibitions—including biennials of drawings, craft, and contemporary art—and assembled an esteemed collection of paintings, work on paper, sculpture, and craft.
Family Fun at the Minnesota Museum of American Art
The M intends to expand its family-friendly offerings now that it has expanded into its new space. They are planning artist-led summer youth workshops and will offer regularly scheduled Family Days with interactive experiences for kids of all ages.
- Every Friday at Noon and Sunday at 11 am: Free Flash Talks | Free and open to the public • Ten to fifteen minute chats about the offerings at the M. Nice for when you want to keep your museum visits short and sweet for your little ones but still want some grown up interaction.
- Free Curator Tours on select dates. Look for these free tours on our calendar.