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
Frank Gehry designed museum, adjacent o U of Minnesota campus. Contemporary art exhibits in an open and airy space- a visual treat, with the bonus of being able to visit the U of Minnesota campus...
— DEP3, November 5, 2022
This museum is free and has nice exhibitions but the absolute highlight is the building itself. It's a stunning work by the great Frank Gehry. Truly a magical creation.
— 509waynem, September 25, 2022
Recently,I visited the Weisman Art Museum with its fine exterior architecture.I appreciated its fine temporay exhibit of oil paintings by American Painter,B.J.O. Nordfeldt..I especially appreciated...
— margatemensch2016, April 27, 2022
For now, all you can appreciate is the external aspect of this Frank Gehry building. Although not as famous as some of his other work, this one blends nicely into the fabric of the University of...
— dmittleman, August 15, 2021
We chose this art museum primarily because the Minneapolis Institute of Art was restricting access to the public. We went in with low expectations because we knew it was small, but it was...
— Darryl2XL, February 22, 2021