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From Monet to Matisse, Asian to African, ancient to contemporary, Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) is a world-renowned art museum that welcomes everyone.

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Join Virtual #MiaFamilyDay 7/12! Inspired by “When Home Won’t Let You Stay,” we’re asking: What is a home? And how… https://t.co/ovjcHja99oBike Night is taking a different turn this year. Launching 7/20, join us for a self-guided virtual bike tour of the… https://t.co/zPMD2r1adALearn more about this artwork and Elizabeth Catlett here: https://t.co/DOK8pjHKP6 https://t.co/2HZYRysFM7all those classic tornado photos today. reminds me of ⁦@artsmia⁩ https://t.co/q40i4Ygbaz
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7/9
2020
Join Virtual #MiaFamilyDay 7/12! Inspired by “When Home Won’t Let You Stay,” we’re asking: What is a home? And how… https://t.co/rkANyNCTMYJoin Virtual #MiaFamilyDay 7/12! Inspired by “When Home Won’t Let You Stay,” we’re asking: What is a home? And how… https://t.co/K23Ej604JS
7/8
2020
Wanting more #MiaFromHome? Explore the exhibition "Captive Beauties: Depictions of Women in Late Imperial China" on… https://t.co/UrFBcDBjKZ
7/7
2020
@ForeverSymone @walkerartcenter @weismanart @mnhs Thank you for your feedback. In an effort to not take up public c… https://t.co/2HHl4IvkSx @ForeverSymone @walkerartcenter @weismanart @mnhs We do not want to compound the errors of the past by presuming to… https://t.co/prLicpMFFl @ForeverSymone @walkerartcenter @weismanart @mnhs Our first priority should be to acknowledge and align with these… https://t.co/XIZnLh6Uku @ForeverSymone @walkerartcenter @weismanart @mnhs We agree, which is why Mia has decided not to acquire these mural… https://t.co/t8LeHXWUNqJoin Virtual #MiaFamilyDay 7/12! Inspired by “When Home Won’t Let You Stay,” we’re asking: What is a home? And how… https://t.co/VIKBcEIc7V
7/6
2020
Explore Mia's world-class art collection from home with digital art stories, 3D models, blog posts, art-making acti… https://t.co/R7W2vQUB7g
7/5
2020
Take a look back to the #4thOfJuly as depicted by Minneapolis-based photographer Thomas Arndt in Powderhorn Park in… https://t.co/3zeDHbFQyj
7/4
2020
Finding yourself with some extra time this holiday weekend? Check out Mia's podcast, "The Object," exploring the st… https://t.co/yf3McLvxfQ @zn_white Hi Zach, please send your question to visit@artsmia.org and we will share internally with the web dev team. Thanks!
7/3
2020
Check out Mia's Summer Art Kits available for purchase now (https://t.co/JeLPyEERKU)! Designed by our art instructo… https://t.co/DX1YZ7aJgIChallah has a long history as a bread infused with faith and generosity. Here, in the latest from our blog, Mia tex… https://t.co/iWvJCcsR6r
7/2
2020
Did you join June's Family Day(s) of Action: Yes Justice, Yes Peace? Share feedback (https://t.co/rSyo6Rp9iP) and c… https://t.co/LsXz53NGE5 @GracieLoucifer @MinnPost @bebopified Hi Cary, Good eye! Mia's "Veiled Lady" sculpture is by the same artist as the… https://t.co/oNwxgKvJV1“I think it might be a pleasant surprise for many people to experience the museum in a way they haven’t yet, which… https://t.co/CqXuiuu1uM
Retweeted by Minneapolis Institute of ArtFor Family Day(s) of Action (https://t.co/K83qCNRVKU), Mia has joined @JXTA_ARTS to receive and share Love Letters… https://t.co/4SgQv2xpKf
7/1
2020
Check out Mia's Summer Art Kits available for purchase now (https://t.co/JeLPyEERKU)! Designed by our art instructo… https://t.co/3MX1IKsCq9When schools changed to distance learning, Annie and I decided to keep going with Art Adventure sessions for her cl… https://t.co/2Vl4LwQlSg
Retweeted by Minneapolis Institute of ArtKenneth Tam is among the foremost contemporary artists addressing masculinity and the male body—Mia opened his solo… https://t.co/m96K6axRYX
6/30
2020
@Julskihl Hi Juls, we're planning for a soft reopening in mid-July, stay tuned for more details, and hope this help… https://t.co/T8hJUW2aFc
6/29
2020
The Veiled Lady, a beloved fixture at Mia, has rarely divulged her secrets. On the blog we reveal how the marble ma… https://t.co/jmlSCDf4K5Check out Mia's Summer Art Kits available for purchase now (https://t.co/JeLPyEERKU)! Designed by our art instructo… https://t.co/luWQNzfRdc“What do you want to remember from this moment?” was what guided three teens of Mia’s Art Team in making these work… https://t.co/8tFyVZxGel
6/28
2020
In 1988, punk rock artist and archivist Fly Orr began documenting the DIY counterculture connected across the conti… https://t.co/OT4lCP2YyaDid you join us for Virtual Third Thursday: Pride? What did you think? We appreciate your feedback via this survey:… https://t.co/RNQ8r4jVY8Check out Mia's Summer Art Kits available for purchase now (https://t.co/JeLPyEERKU)! Designed by our art instructo… https://t.co/YrppYHHqXa
6/26
2020
Honoring #PRIDE and Black trans activists who continue the fight, join us virtually on 6/25 at6pm for the premiere… https://t.co/LMXMIBkoNQHonor #Pride and Black queer artists by learning about Zanele Muholi, self-proclaimed “visual activist." Find activ… https://t.co/57BvVgb4aa
6/25
2020
Honoring #PRIDE and Black trans activists who continue the fight, join us virtually on 6/25 at6pm for the premiere… https://t.co/rJ3GUwSZVyJarrelle Barton (Jie Ao, 杰遨) is a guzheng musician. Enjoy a piece from him as part of Family Day(s) of Action: Yes… https://t.co/kIIcv7Vztv
6/24
2020
Honoring #PRIDE and Black trans activists who continue the fight, join us virtually on 6/25 at6pm for the premiere… https://t.co/8yYvw8rRDk
6/23
2020
Happy #SummerSolstice! How will you be spending your longest day of the year? Here is a painting of Lowry Hill in t… https://t.co/VN3opsPJjn
6/20
2020
Join the virtual celebration to commemorate the 155th anniversary of #Juneteenth at https://t.co/htCvyPsuxV.… https://t.co/0vBzUWCKtGJuneteenth commemorates the emancipation of enslaved people in Texas on June 19, 1865. With permission from… https://t.co/7k11nQnhXf
6/19
2020
Simeon Solomon is a young gay art star in the Victorian era. But when scandal threatens his career, he must choose… https://t.co/g86d4W7Jb1As part of this month's Virtual Family Day(s) of Action, we put together a guide for educators and families with yo… https://t.co/q8w4A87kG1
6/18
2020
"The first two weeks will essentially be a soft open. We’ll be asking people as they go through to survey the exper… https://t.co/uupIXfkufP
6/17
2020
Honoring Marsha P. Johnson and other Black trans activists who continue the fight, join us virtually 6/25 for the p… https://t.co/9d7GDALCoD
6/16
2020
Launching virtual "Family Day(s) of Action: Yes Justice, Yes Peace!" w/Christian Robinson's reading of “You Matter”… https://t.co/gbeYyfFksZ
6/14
2020
What is justice? What is peace? Such fundamental questions are important to return to and reflect on, especially wi… https://t.co/p6oolIL3SQ
6/13
2020
To clarify, we have ended our contract with off-duty MPD officers.
6/4
2020
Mia has suspended its practice of contracting off-duty Minneapolis Police Department officers. Read more via… https://t.co/9BM3FMfaVB
6/3
2020
@1300Lincoln Hi Fred, you can zoom in to all the details and download your own high res image of this piece via thi… https://t.co/Zsz9eHmTjqOur director sent this message to our staff, volunteers & supporters last week. This is only a small step toward fu… https://t.co/dkdOvgzgvK
6/2
2020
TODAY: Join a virtual talk at noon with Susan Lanzoni, historian of psychology, psychiatry and neuroscience and ren… https://t.co/iXh9LGbt57Join a virtual talk TOMORROW (5/28) with Susan Lanzoni, historian of psychology, psychiatry and neuroscience and re… https://t.co/1DWeKLvmXo
5/28
2020
@rebeccazenefski The Ai Weiwei installation on the 24th street entrance is a part of the special exhibition indoors… https://t.co/fFO5g1G9xYJoin a virtual talk this Thurs. (5/28) with Susan Lanzoni, historian of psychology, psychiatry and neuroscience and… https://t.co/QUhbOHD56fWhile our galleries remain dark, enjoy this series of short videos about the exhibition #WhenHomeWontLetYouStay, in… https://t.co/rQTvKhvR3p
5/27
2020
Celebrate the exceptional historical and creative cultural contributions made by Asian American and Pacific Islande… https://t.co/PEicOzmJbjCheck out the experiences, artwork, and stories of Mia's Spring 2020 Global Youth Exchange here:… https://t.co/PW82IoGOZF @rebeccazenefski Hi Rebecca, thanks for sharing your photo and for the great question. We are evaluating the exhibi… https://t.co/2oG8SfRy2t
5/26
2020
We're honoring #MemorialDay today as a time to remember and reflect on the fallen U.S. Military that have served th… https://t.co/ZyFn748eUgThe legacy of colonialism in museums, from looted art to white-supremacist perspectives on art, is a major concern… https://t.co/SUEcqf76jC
5/25
2020
“I believe in the alchemy of the word, the iconography of the text, the labyrinth of the book.”—Harriet Bart Explo… https://t.co/RP1JhuNa30
5/23
2020
Bao Phi is a Vietnamese-American spoken word artist, writer, community activist, and one of the artists in our Virt… https://t.co/qFZVFioBXpDid you join us for Virtual Third Thursday: Self-Care? What did you think? We appreciate your feedback via this sur… https://t.co/zzUqtY9kJM
5/22
2020
TONIGHT at 6PM CT, virtually join members of @fawkollective, including @konaomie, @mayleeyang, @refugenius,… https://t.co/hUwU7wHt7jThere is lots of bread in Mia's art, and lots of possible explanations. In the latest from Mia's blog (… https://t.co/7zkwvtPuu7
5/21
2020
Celebrate the exceptional historical and creative cultural contributions made by Asian American and Pacific Islande… https://t.co/E6VFwPwm2NSend a digital care package to someone in need of support, inspiration, healing, or creativity (… https://t.co/QEqSj97ScmDuring these uncertain times, empathy and compassion are crucial as we care for others. And self-care is just as im… https://t.co/lFh7SRJu7v
5/20
2020
This Thursday (5/21), virtually join members of @fawkollective, including @konaomie, @mayleeyang, @refugenius,… https://t.co/3jm4aUVQ3X
5/19
2020
Take a #VirtualTour for #InternationalMuseumDay. While our galleries remain dark, enjoy this series of short videos… https://t.co/L8Cw6OiVveWhat does it mean to #MuseumFromHome? For Nora Paul, it’s as simple as visiting @artsmia’s website for some needle-… https://t.co/SlvCgU8unt
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5/18
2020
Missing the period rooms at Mia? Explore how the objects in this installation of the Charleston Rooms tell the stor… https://t.co/M0uYNRyF8QThe "New Chair" by George Nakashima evokes American vernacular furniture, but the visible construction methods and… https://t.co/tlusbXEBLj
5/16
2020
Join us TODAY (5/15) at 1PM CST for a FREE live virtual open studio! We'll be making at home still life drawings, b… https://t.co/PdSLz0n72wIt's been years since I've lived in MN, but @artsmia is still one of my favorite museums. This exhibit on the artwo… https://t.co/xIN1UATSP1
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5/15
2020
❤️❤️❤️ We love your recreations of art from home, keep them coming! #MiaFromHome #MuseumFromHome #InspiredByMia Le… https://t.co/CYeT7ryniZ
5/14
2020
“I want the series to educate the younger generation, to have some closure with the generation that went through th… https://t.co/lCJPkwfI8r
5/13
2020
Celebrate the exceptional historical and creative cultural contributions made by Asian American and Pacific Islande… https://t.co/3vNAXZZJeBWe’ll always be here for you—as a place for creativity, healing, and reflection. While our galleries remain dark,… https://t.co/akdx3z0mhdThe new episode #TheObjectPodcast explores a big question: Can happy people make art? Long before Vincent van Gogh… https://t.co/dYIw40u20k @sciencemuseummn @mnhs @BellMuseum @weismanart @walkerartcenter @thebakkenmuseum And a few more, it's too hard to p… https://t.co/RNjWOsJwVZ @sciencemuseummn @mnhs @BellMuseum @weismanart @walkerartcenter @thebakkenmuseum Our chief curator has a few favori… https://t.co/AaUjgCyZkL
5/12
2020
@MiniMatisse This is awesome, thanks for sharing!Thank you to everyone who joined us (virtually!) for #MiaFamilyDay! Check out all of the activities & videos here:… https://t.co/BS2LBkwI8I“The body is the only direct way through which I come to know society and society comes to know me. The body is the… https://t.co/EtjAt499Vs
5/11
2020
Although our doors are closed for the safety of our community, we can still gather virtually! Join us TODAY (5/10)… https://t.co/dESi1pWC8l
5/10
2020
“We are all rethinking what kind of shows people will want to see.” -Rachel McGarry, associate curator of prints an… https://t.co/hVzYMWiFnf @cabinfeversux Thank you Erica! We miss you too, and look forward to welcoming you back in the galleries when we can ❤️In the latest from the blog (https://t.co/1rm9gioW69), Natalia Choi, who programs #MiaFamilyDay, reflects on her up… https://t.co/6g73WE3hyv#MomIGotYouThisArt, and some 💩. Share with a mom who can relate! #HappyMonthersDay [Pictured:… https://t.co/b7m02Omz0Z
5/9
2020
#MomIGotYouThisArt, still working out the details of these new rules. #HappyMonthersDay [Pictured:… https://t.co/AKDhOZjBtqCelebrating motherhood with #MomIGotYouThisArt! Share to cheer on moms everywhere! #HappyMothersDay [Pictured:… https://t.co/XbamiprCwtTiffany Chung uses the artistry and discipline of cartography, or map making, to chart the mass exodus of many sout… https://t.co/IMqkOA8C1s#MomIGotYouThisArt, but I won't give it to you until you read one more story. (And by one, I mean at least three.)… https://t.co/xmdoORR8p3#MomIGotYouThisArt, daguerreotype edition. #HappyMothersDay [Pictured: https://t.co/5czIXQ3OGz] https://t.co/skZ7Pzdx48Having a little fun with #MomIGotYouThisArt over here, share with a mom who can relate! #HappyMothersDay [Pictured… https://t.co/jUdQAenbt3Having a little fun with #MomIGotYouThisArt over here, share with a mom who can relate! #HappyMothersDay [Pictured… https://t.co/D9MfJswH2I
5/8
2020
Although our doors are closed for the safety of our community, we can still gather virtually! Join us 5/10 for Virt… https://t.co/3pwp6xegysFrankfurt Kitchen is an icon of modernist domestic architecture (https://t.co/TOsWokZGBt). Inspired by the women fo… https://t.co/7pCtnAenEx
5/7
2020
Celebrate the exceptional historical and creative cultural contributions made by Asian American and Pacific Islande… https://t.co/2xLItAVcNB
5/6
2020

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