If you're in the mood to revel in a gallery full of contemporary art or a room full of ancient artifacts, the Twin Cities give you the chance to channel your inner (or outer) art lover. From classic to quirky, Minneapolis and St. Paul are home to some of the region's greatest art museums.

Artifacts and props from movies by Guillermo del Toro on display in an art exhibit

Mia Presents At Home With Monsters

See the frightful, imaginative and intriguing world of Guillermo del Toro on display in At Home With Monsters at Mia through May 28.

Canaletto, Italian, 1679-1768, The Bucintoro at the Molo on Ascension Day, c.1745. Oil on canvas

Mia's September Art Exhibits Look at Moment in Time

The Minneapolis Institute of Art's 18th century view painters and self portrait photographs are only two art exhibits this September.

Minneapolis Institute of Arts

Minneapolis Institute of Art

Located in the Whittier neighborhood of Minneapolis, the Minneapolis Institute of Arts is the biggest arts educator in the state and hosts one of the largest collections of more than 83,000 objects spanning 40,000 years.

Summer Date Night

Summer Date Nights in Minneapolis

Dine, drink and discover the city of Minneapolis with these summer date night ideas that are perfect for any pair.

People observing art in an airy room in an art museum

Top 10 Rainy Day Activities in the Twin Cities

The Twin Cities have fun activities for all ages no matter what the weather forecast says.

Walker Art Center, Minneapolis

Walker Art Center

From the stunning outdoor collection and onsite gourmet dining, to the state-of-the-art cinema and theater, the Walker offers an all-encompassing cultural experience. Featuring a number of cutting edge exhibitions alongside a vast permanent collection of modern pieces crafted from both two- and three-dimensional media, the museum is a contemporary art hub.

Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis

Weisman Art Museum

The work of world-renowned architect Frank Gehry, this glimmering stainless steel structure, which won Gehry the Progressive Architecture Design Award, serves as a teaching museum for the University of Minnesota.


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