Art, Printed: Computers are redefining fine art. But is that a good thing?

Watching a lumbering 3D printer slowly churn back and forth, painstakingly adding minute layer to minute layer of material to an ambiguous shape is far from exciting. It can take hours—sometimes days—until a final product reveals itself. But for as cumbersome as 3D printing can be, the technology has had a profound impact on the art … [ Read more]

Year in Review: Minnesota’s Arts & Culture Scene in 2018

Minnesota’s arts and culture scene experienced its fair share of high highs and low lows this year. From the #metoo movement bringing about leadership changes at notable organizations to our state making history by electing the first Somali-American to the U.S. Congress, there was no lack of drama, excitement, anticipation, and disappointment in 2018. Here’s … [ Read more]

“100 Years and Counting”: The next chapter of the Minnesota Museum of American Art

Racks stuffed with paintings, shelves holding all shapes and sizes of sculptures, and artist-designed furniture fill a fluorescent-lit warehouse. The sheer amount of art packed into this single room is nearly impossible to take in; to the untrained eye, it looks random and chaotic. But for the staff of the Minnesota Museum of American Art, … [ Read more]

Minnesota Museum of American Art creating permanent home in St. Paul’s historic Pioneer Endicott building

One of the oldest visual arts organizations in Minnesota will be getting an expanded, permanent home come spring 2018. The Minnesota Museum of American Art, or “the M,” will undergo a $12.5 million development within the historic Pioneer Endicott building this summer, resulting in over 20,000 square feet of public space. While the museum has maintained … [ Read more]

Weekend Events Preview 4/3–4/6

It’s Thursday and you know what that means… The Weekend Events Preview is here to protect you from a spring snow storm and provide you with plenty of fun weekend activities. Expand your brain at the Science Museum’s Fermentational Informational or join a discussion on women in the craft beer industry at the Minnesota Museum … [ Read more]

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The Love of Beer Film and Conversation at MMAA Project Space

On Friday, April 4th, the Minnesota Museum of American Art (MMAA) Project Space will host its First Friday Films event with the theme being craft beer. This event is free and open to the public, registration is not required. Doors will open at 6pm and the event will run from 6:30pm–8:30pm. The featured film will … [ Read more]