PHOTOS: Guillermo del Toro exhibit at Mia will haunt your dreams

Beginning this weekend and running through May 28, visitors to the Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) will have the opportunity to peek inside the mind of famed filmmaker Guillermo del Toro through the first-ever museum exhibition of del Toro’s personal collection of artifacts, movie props, comic books, art, and more. “Guillermo del Toro: At Home With […]

Vogue has discovered Minneapolis—and is really pumped about it

Vogue posted today a love-letter of sorts to about Minneapolis, singing the praises of the City of Lakes, from its lakes (duh) to its arts, food, shopping, and more. …The city itself is brimming with travel opportunities—especially during the warmer months. Maybe lake culture and the Midwest friendliness are infectious characteristics. Maybe winter-weary Minnesotans know […]

Take a custom tour through Minneapolis Institute of Art with new ‘Journeys’ app

With 89,000 pieces of art in their collection spanning 20,000 years and six continents, seeing everything the Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) has to offer is nigh impossible. To help visitors focus their visits and embark on tours through the museum that speak to them on an individual level, Mia has launched a new mobile app called […]

Where to get your flower fix this weekend

Spring is taking its sweet time to fully arrive in Minnesota. Instead of gazing out your window at the dreary gray skies, wrapped in a blanket, wishing for warm sunshine and abundant gardens, get a jump-start on the season by heading to Art in Bloom at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts and the Summer Flower Show […]

Disco in diapers: These Twin Cities kids Rock the Cradle

You might not know them personally, but you’ve seen them around town. Always front row at concerts like they own the place, dancing like nobody’s watching. Being waited on hand and foot by their entourage. Never paying for their own drinks. So over the whole scene that they’ll leave a concert before the band plays their hit […]

Minneapolis Institute of Art curator to direct famed Italian museum

The New York Times is reporting that German-born Eike Schmidt, the current James Ford Bell Curator of Decorative Arts and Sculpture at the Minneapolis Institute of Art, was named the new director of Uffizi Gallery in Florence, Italy, yesterday after the Italian government opened 20 top museum positions to international competition. Uffizi Gallery is one […]