Museums

Find links to Minnesota's fabulous art museums here!

Walker Art Center

The Walker Art Center is a catalyst for the creative expression of artists and the active engagement of audiences. Focusing on the visual, performing, and media arts of our time, the Walker takes a global, multidisciplinary, and diverse approach to the creation, presentation, interpretation, collection, and preservation of art. Walker programs examine the questions that shape and inspire us as individuals, cultures, and communities.

Minneapolis Institute of Art

MIA inspires wonder with extraordinary exhibitions and one of the finest wide-ranging art collections in the country. From Monet to Matisse, Asian to African, 40,000-year-old artifacts to world-famous masterpieces, MIA links the past to the present and enables global conversations.

Weisman Art Museum

Housed in a striking stainless steel and brick building designed by architect Frank Gehry, the Weisman Art Museum offers an educational and friendly museum experience. The museum’s collection features early twentieth-century American artists, such as Georgia O’Keeffe and Marsden Hartley, as well as a diverse selection of ceramics and contemporary art. A teaching museum for the University of Minnesota and the community, the Weisman provides a fresh, engaging arts experience through an array of programs and a changing schedule of exhibitions. There’s always something interesting to see and do at WAM.

Tweed Museum

Tweed Museum of Art, University of Minnesota Duluth, functions as an art collecting and teaching institution that promotes learning through collection stewardship, research, and by presentations in the visual arts for the engagement program of the University and surrounding communities.

Plains Art Museum

The educational mission of Plains Art Museum is to inspire and engage diverse audiences, stimulate a spirit of inquiry, and foster connections with art through experiences with our collections, exhibitions and public programming.

Minnesota History Center

An interactive museum with both permanent and changing exhibits, the Minnesota History Center hosts concerts, lectures, family days and other special events throughout the year. The building is also home to the Minnesota Historical Society library and archives, a research destination for schoolchildren, family historians and academics.

Minnesota Museum of American Art

St. Paul’s only visual arts museum, MMAA intends to produce the highest-quality visual arts experiences for our community by presenting thoughtful exhibitions, providing essential arts education programs, offering opportunities for established and aspiring artists to grow their audiences, and facilitating arts access through vital outreach initiatives into diverse communities.

Museum of Russian Art

The Museum of Russian Art (TMORA), is a member-supported nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation and presentation of all forms of Russian art and artifacts. The only North American museum of its kind, TMORA features a dynamic rotation of originally curated exhibitions showcasing extraordinary works of art seldom displayed in the United States.

Duluth Art Institute

The Duluth Art Institute enriches daily life with dynamic, innovative visual arts programming that upholds excellence and promotes active community participation.