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Minneapolis voters casting their ballots in Ward 10, Precinct 9 in Tuesday’s general election will have the opportunity to see how a team of young designers is working to make the polling place more user-friendly.

Published: Monday, November 3, 2014Read More


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The Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD) announces its seventeenth annual art sale. This one-of-a-kind art sale, held every year the weekend before Thanksgiving, presents art for all tastes.

Published: Friday, October 24, 2014Read More


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The Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD) is pleased to present Chrysalis Stage, the upcoming 2014 Master of Fine Arts Fall Exhibition at Whittier Gallery.

Published: Thursday, July 24, 2014Read More


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This internationally recognized three-day conference explores the global innovations and creative and cultural implications of Japanese anime and manga. The session combines the vibrancy of fan practices, the fashion show, and anime screenings with the presentations and discussions of academic papers, resulting in an enriching and unique experience.

Published: Wednesday, July 23, 2014Read More


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This dusk-to-dawn urban art festival takes place in five connected zones of Minneapolis. We invite you to come along for a nocturnal adventure where together we’ll project the city we aspire to be with our actions, voices, ideas, and technologies. MCAD is looking forward to participating in Northern Spark, the Twin Cities’ fourth annual all-night arts festival. The MCAD/MIA campus will once again be a major hub from dusk until dawn.

Published: Monday, June 2, 2014Read More


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The Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD) and the McKnight Foundation are proud to announce the eight recipients of the 2014/15 McKnight Artist Fellowships for Visual Artists: David Bowen of Duluth, Sam Gould, Alexa Horochowski, Michael Hoyt, Alison Malone, Lamar Peterson, Joe Smith, and Tetsuya Yamada, all of the Twin Cities.

Published: Thursday, May 29, 2014Read More


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The Auction at MCAD, slated for Friday, May 9, will feature select works from 39 alumni, faculty, and friends of the Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD). Proceeds from the event benefit the MCAD Scholarship Fund.

Published: Monday, April 7, 2014Read More


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The Minneapolis College of Art and Design is pleased to present the culminating exhibition of graduating master of fine arts candidates.

Published: Tuesday, March 18, 2014Read More


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Minneapolis, MN—MCAD and the Minneapolis Institute of Arts (MIA) are pleased to present the fourth annual MCAD@MIA collaboration: “Aberration,” a vibrant window installation created by Jamie Owens ’13 and current student Claire Victoria. “Aberration” is on view at the MIA through June 15, 2014.

Published: Tuesday, March 18, 2014Read More


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The Minneapolis College of Art and Design and the Jerome Foundation are pleased to present an exhibition of new work by recipients of the 2012/13 Jerome Foundation Fellowships for Emerging Artists: Susannah Bielak, Amanda Hankerson, Michael Hoyt, Melissa Loop, and Lauren Roche.

Published: Friday, October 11, 2013Read More