“an educational and friendly museum experience”
The Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum is an art museum located on the University of Minnesota campus inMinneapolis. A teaching museum for the university since 1934, the museum is named for Frederick R. Weisman, and was designed by the renowned architect Frank Gehry. Often called a "modern art museum," the 20,000+ image collection has large collections of Marsden Hartley, Alfred Maurer, Charles Biederman, Native American Mimbres pottery, and Korean furniture.
Housed in a striking stainless steel and brick building designed by architect Frank Gehry, the Weisman Art Museum offers an educational and friendly museum experience. The museum’s collection features early twentieth-century American artists, such as Georgia O’Keeffe and Marsden Hartley, as well as a diverse selection of ceramics and contemporary art. A teaching museum for the University of Minnesota and the community, the Weisman provides a fresh, engaging arts experience through an array of programs and a changing schedule of exhibitions. There’s always something interesting to see and do at WAM.
We loved our visit to the Weisman! This is a wonderful free museum with a lovely permanent collection.
Pretty neat and it was free. A good way to spend 30 minutes to an hour if you're around the area
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Weisman Art Museum
- Tue, Thu, Fri: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
- Wed: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
- Sun, Sat: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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