Visual Arts

  • Vatican Splendors come to Minnesota
    Minnesotans have a chance to see more than 200 treasures from the Vatican in Rome.September 26, 2008
  • MIA to host Louvre collection
    The Minneapolis Institute of Arts will exhibit more than 60 works of art from the Louvre museum in Paris next year.September 9, 2008
  • The Minneapolis Sculpture Garden turns 20
    Twenty years ago this week, the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden opened to the public. It's one of the largest urban sculpture gardens in the country. MPR's Cathy Wurzer recently took a walking tour of the garden with Olga Viso, head of the Walker Art Center.September 8, 2008
  • If Stone Could Speak
    If you have ever wondered at the magnificent stonework at the St Paul Cathedral, local documentary filmmaker Randy Croce has a story for you.August 29, 2008
  • Vandalized sculpture restored ahead of schedule
    A popular St. Paul sculpture vandalized in July has been restored, several weeks ahead of schedule.August 22, 2008
  • The flying photographer
    Some people go to drastic lengths to take a great picture. For photographer Maxwell Mackenzie it meant learning to fly -- with his feet.August 20, 2008
  • Phalen neighborhood rallies around defaced sculpture
    Several neighborhood groups and arts organizations from St. Paul's east side are holding a ceremony tonight in response to a recent hate crime.August 15, 2008
  • Community upset over defaced sculpture
    Residents of St. Paul's east side are trying to figure out how to deal with what police are treating as a hate crime. Several weeks ago, vandals swept through a local park and defaced a popular sculpture.August 6, 2008
  • Lee Friedlander: Photographer of everything
    The Minneapolis Institute of Arts presents an exhibition by encyclopedic photographer Lee Friedlander.June 27, 2008
  • Mikhail Baryshnikov, photographer
    Legendary dancer and occasional actor Mikhail Baryshnikov was in Minneapolis this weekend for the opening of an exhibition of his photography.June 22, 2008
  • The ugly side of 'America the Beautiful'
    Film maker Darryl Roberts wanted to explore America's obsession with beauty. His documentary "American the Beautiful" became a scathing indictment.June 19, 2008
  • Artists go with the Flow at MCAD
    A bulletproof umbrella and a book riddled with holes don't seem to have much in common, but they are both part of a new exhibit at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design which explores time and the landscape.June 18, 2008
  • Star Wars blasts into the Science Museum
    The much anticipated Star Wars exhibit opens today at the Science Museum of Minnesota.June 13, 2008
  • Meredith Monk ascends in song
    A new work by composer Meredith Monk opens tonight at the Walker Art Center.June 12, 2008
  • When bridge-building becomes art
    Painter Scott Lloyd Anderson says he couldn't bear to go and look at the collapsed 35W bridge. It was just too tragic. Nowadays though, he's over at the construction site regularly, painting pictures of the new bridge.June 11, 2008

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