About the Museum
Provinence Parlor, Interior View, Minneapolis Institute of Art
Exterior View, Minneapolis Institute of Art
Charleston Drawing Room, Interior View, Minneapolis Institute of Art
Interior View, Minneapolis Institute of Art
The Minneapolis Institute of Art houses an encyclopedic collection of paintings, photographs, prints, drawings, antiquities, decorative objects and textiles that spans a period of 5,000 years in the international history of art. The vast collection is housed in a modern beaux-arts building in the Whittier neighborhood of Minneapolis and includes notable examples of indigenous African sculpture and Southeast Asian religious art in additional to a European collection of painting that includes Rembrandt van Rijn’s Lucretia (1666), Vincent van Gogh’s Olive Trees (1889), Paul Gauguin’s Under the Pandanus II (1891), Henri Matisse’s Three Bathers (1907) and Francis Bacon’s Study for Portrait VI (1954).