Weisman Art Museum333 East River Pkwy
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Located on the East Bank of the U of M-Minneapolis campus. Easily accessible by the Metro Light Rail Green line.Get Directions
A teaching museum for the University of Minnesota and Twin Cities community, the museum presents an array of exhibitions, public programs, and entertaining special events throughout the year. The museum’s collection has more than 25,000 works, featuring American art from the first half of the twentieth century, including major works by Georgia O'Keeffe, Marsden Hartley, Milton Avery, and Alfred Maurer and a collection of contemporary art. It also has one of the largest collections of traditional Korean furniture. The museum's 18,000 sq ft of space can be visited in about one hour. With teaching as its central mission, the museum utilizes the resources of a great research University, offering audiences access to new perspectives on art and culture. Housed since 1993 in a striking new stainless steel and brick building, designed by renowned architect Frank Gehry, the museum serves a university community of more than 60,000, as well as the thriving cultural community of the Twin Cities and Minnesota.
Hours & Dates
- Tuesday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
- Wednesday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
- Thursday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
- Friday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
- Saturday: 11:00am - 5:00pm
- Sunday: 11:00am - 5:00pm
Closed most major holidays.
Admission is free every day!
- Energy efficiency/conservation
- Waste reduction/reuse/recycling
- Accessible to disabled
- Can accommodate groups of 45 or more
Meetings & Conferences
- Banquet facilities maximum capacity: 240
- Catering available
- Facility accommodates meetings for 30 or more
- Number of meeting rooms: 3
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Based on 253 reviews
This Gehry museum is small, but so beautiful and exciting. Good little art shop, mostly modern art, but there are also a ceramics room and a fantastic Korean collection of wood and funtiture. I...
— Kristin D, January 22, 2020
This museum is located on the campus of the U of Minneapolis and is another Frank Gehry designed building over looking the Mississippi River and right next to public transportation. The has the...
— Richard S, October 10, 2019
This Gehry (now 90) architect designed building is intriguing and beautiful to photograph. I certainly enjoyed viewing the exterior. Photographed it on a cloudy day and loved the effect! Nice small...
— 212charlenef, September 23, 2019
As this is one of Frank's early buildings it is worth seeing but the collection is consistently underwhelming. I have been here many times throughout the years and sadly, it's a meh.
— stinkylulala, September 12, 2019
great building on the university campus which is easily accessible on the green line. The collection is fairly small but thoroughly enjoyed our visit. The highlight for us were the collages by Melvin...
— GlobetrotterNL83, August 25, 2019