Minneapolis Institute of Arts announces 2013-2014 exhibition schedule

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The Minneapolis Institute of Arts recently released its 2013-14 schedule. As is to be expected, the museum will be offering a wide variety of exhibitions, both from traveling organizations as well as curated shows from the permanent collection. Highlights include the grand reopening of the African Art Galleries, a 4,800-square-foot space that will feature works from 2500 B.C. to the present day; a show boasting 80 works spanning 60 years by iconic artist Matisse will be visiting from the Baltimore Museum of Art; and an an exhibition of pieces from artists in Liberia and Sierra Leone will also be showcased.

You can check out the entire list after the jump.

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  • "Sacred"
September 2013-June 2014
Exhibition examines the meaning of the term sacred within secular, multi-faith societies.

  • "The Audacious Eye: Japanese Art from the Clark Collections"
October 6, 2013-January 12, 2014

Featuring over 100 masterpieces from the 1,700 Japanese artworks from the MIA's expanded collection of Japanese art.

  • "31 Years: Gifts from Martin Weinstein"
October 26, 2013-September 14, 2014

Works on display include more than 500 photographs given to the museum, starting in the 1970s.

  • "Envisioning Japan: Shinhanga from the Ellen & Fred Wells Collection"
November 3, 2013-February 23, 2014

Exhibit showcases around 75 woodblock prints.

  • Grand Opening of Redesigned African Art Galleries
Opening November 10, 2013

  • "Restoring a Masterwork III: Max Beckmann's Blind Man's Buff"
November 18, 2013-March 1, 2014

Watch experts restore/conserve Max Beckmann's Blind Man's Buff triptych, a process that is generally not done in public.

  • "Matisse: Masterworks from the Baltimore Museum of Art"
February 23-May 18, 2014

This traveling exhibit will feature approximately 80 works, including paintings, sculptures, and works on paper spanning 60 years.

  • "The Look of Love: Eye Miniatures from the Skier Collection"
May 17-August 24, 2014

This weird/intriguing show examines "lover's eyes," hand-painted miniatures of human eyes set in jewelry that were presented as tokens of affection or remembrance.

  • "Finland: Designed Environments"
June 1-August 30, 2014

Check out examples of Finnish design over the last 15 years.

  • "Master Drawings from the Minneapolis Institute of Arts" (working title)
July 13-September 21, 2014

Examine over 100 drawings from the museum's collection of over 2,000 drawings, watercolors, and pastels.

  • "The Hours of Night and Day: A Newly Discovered Cycle of Bronze Reliefs by Giovanni Casini and Pietro Cipriani"
September 13, 2014-April 12, 2015

Featuring six bronze reliefs.

  • "Visions from the Forests: The Art of Liberia and Sierra Leone"
September 20, 2014-January 18, 2015

Featuring 75 works by artists from Liberia and Sierra Leone. 

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2400 3rd Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN

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j.reiter
j.reiter

Could have used better art for the graphic, like Martin Weinstein's paintings.  Nobody wants to pay to see asymetrical sculptures or pencil and crayon drawings; if they did want to see that crap they could go to their local elementary school.

JessicaArmbrusterDressingRoomEditor
JessicaArmbrusterDressingRoomEditor

@j.reiter Martin Weinstein paintings aren't going on exhibition here. However, his photography gifts are (regardless, no promo images were included with press material). 

 The "asymetical sculpture" and "pencil and crayon drawings" are both over 400 years old, and are part of major history-themed shows opening this year. 

 Also, just to be clear, you don't have to pay to visit the MIA. Admission is free, barring the occasional traveling exhibition that charges for gallery entry.

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