Need a cheap date night or outing with friends? Mark your calendars for Third Thursday events at the Minneapolis Institute of Art! Admission to Mia is always free, but on the third Thursday of every month, you can visit from 6 – 9 pm to experience Mia’s diverse art collection along with unique programs, drinks, and live music.
Upcoming Third Thursday events include:
January 16th – Made in Minnesota
Join us for this FREE event celebrating Minnesota makers. We are partnering with MAKE MN Magazine for the launch of their Perspectives Issue. Pick up a copy of their latest issue, meet and create art with Twin Cities’ makers, and take in a conversation on the local arts scene.
February 20th – Afrofuturism
Afrofuturism isn’t just about the future – Afrofuturism recognizes how Black art, technology, literature, music and film manifests the future today from the African continent and the diaspora. Join us for a FREE evening of art-making, poetry, music, and dance celebrating the multiplicity of Blackness across space and time.
March 19th – Women and Femmes to the Front!
This March join Mia, in partnership with The Coven, celebrate women, femmes and non-binary folks and all their intersections in art and music at this FREE event during Women’s History Month.
April 16th – Poetics of Home
Join us for an evening celebrating poets interrogating what home means to them, how home is created, and why home often won’t let you stay. Featuring guest artists, live music, and more, My Mia members also enjoy free access to the special exhibition during this event.