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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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In the heart of Whittier neighborhood lies a multifaceted space where 36 diverse Minneapolis College of Art & Design (MCAD) master of fine arts students have converged to develop their creative disciplines in a robust and dynamic environment making work that will inspire, challenge, and delight.

Published: Monday, November 11, 2013Read More


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Two Stevens Avenue homes, located on the southwest corner of the Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD) campus, have been donated to the Whittier Neighborhood Alliance to provide additional single-family housing in the Whittier neighborhood.

Published: Monday, November 4, 2013Read More


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Held every year the weekend before Thanksgiving, the MCAD Art Sale is your chance to buy one-of-a-kind art created by students and recent graduates at unbeatable prices. Now in its sixteenth year, the sale is a Minnesota tradition that has generated more than $2,000,000 for emerging artists. 

Published: Tuesday, October 29, 2013Read 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


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

Published: Monday, September 16, 2013Read More