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Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis

333 East River Road, Minneapolis, MN 55455, United States
Admission: $0.00
Parking is available under the museum. $3/hour, $12/max
Hours of Operation:
Mon. Closed
Tue. Closed
Wed. Closed
Thu. 12:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Fri. 12:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Sat. 12:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Sun. 12:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Closed: New Year’s Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve Day, and Christmas Day.

Housed in a striking stainless steel and brick building designed by architect Frank Gehry, the Weisman Art Museum provides an educational and family-friendly museum experience. The museum’s collection showcases early twentieth-century American artists, such as Georgia O’Keeffe and Marsden Hartley, as well as a diverse selection of ceramics and contemporary art.

  • Exterior of Weisman Art MuseumBuilding designed by architect Frank Gehry
  • Weisman Art Museum GalleryGallery Talk at the Weisman
  • Art Activity at the WeismanWAM Art Activity
  • Girl at Weisman Art MuseumGallery
  • Weisman Chalk ArtChalk Art

2020 Reopening

The museum reopens October 1, 2020, in accordance with public health guidance and with reduced hours. Admission continues to be free and open to the public, but will be limited to 25% capacity (max 120 people). 

The reduced hours will run Thursday through Sunday, from noon - 5 p.m. The museum will also continue to offer online community programming through the end of the year.

Family Fun at Weisman Art Museum

Occasionally, the Weisman Art Museum hosts free family activities on Sunday afternoons. These days are an opportunity to introduce kids to thinking and talking about art in a fun, interactive environment. Other family-friendly activities and events include:

  1. Wednesdays with WAM are events that feature and expand upon current exhibits with programs like films, lectures and discussions. 
  2. Weekends with the Weisguides. Like Wednesdays, weekends often offer events that expand on the exhibits. They also can include the Weisguides, who offer interactive tours and art-making activities for kids. 
  3. Public Tours are offered each Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m.
  4. Educational Resources: The museum often offers educational resources to supplement its exhibits. Some are free online resources. While others are more in depth packages that can be purchased.

Keep in mind that programming at the Weisman tends to follow the university's schedule. It is always a good idea to check the website for current events.

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