There are plenty of things to do in Minneapolis – for museum lovers in particular. You can see very different art pieces and historic artifacts housed in several museums around the city and if you are into art and culture we suggest you visit at least those few listed bellow. Book your ride with On Time Limo and embark on this cultural journey.
The Minneapolis Institute of Art (MIA) is a major fine art museum, situated in the Whittier neighborhood of the Minneapolis city. The entrance is free, except for some particular exhibitions. The permanent collection includes paintings, prints and drawings, photos, decorative arts and more, and has about 80,000 items in total, stretching over a period of 5,000 years. There are art collections from different parts of the world and the Asian art collection is considered to be one of the finest in the US.
The Museum of Russian Art (TMORA) has a permanent collection dating from the 20th century, hosts temporary exhibitions as well and is also a place where lectures, seminars and other events are held.
Each of these museums would be a great place to visit for anyone interested in art and culture and if you could pay a visit to all of them, it would be an amazing cultural tour around the city of Minneapolis.
The Walker Art Center is a contemporary art institution, situated in the Lowry Hill neighborhood of Minneapolis. It is considered to be one of the most-visited modern art museums in the US, with about 700,000 visitors per year, and has been a public art center for more than seven decades. The building we see today was designed by Edward Larrabee Barnes and got open to the public in 1971, while a major expansion was completed in 2005 by Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron. The Walker has a permanent collection with over 13,000 modern and contemporary art pieces – books, paintings, drawings, photography, prints, sculpture, costumes and more.