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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


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The Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD) is pleased to present a unique exhibition featuring the sustainable design work of world-renown polar explorer Will Steger. The first person to reach both Poles by dogsled, Steger is known by many titles—educator, photographer, and explorer. He has spent more than 50 years traveling through the Arctic and Antarctic regions, advocating for the Earth’s preservation and advising on permanent solutions to climate change.

Published: Wednesday, September 4, 2013Read More


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The Minneapolis College of Art and Design is pleased to participate in the marriage event for same-sex couples at the Minneapolis City Hall on August 1, 2013. Mayor R.T. Rybak will preside over the first official weddings and celebrate in the enactment of civil marriage equality in Minnesota. As part of this community celebration, MCAD students, alumni, and faculty have designed commemorative serigraphs to mark the occasion.

Published: Wednesday, July 24, 2013Read More


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The Minneapolis College of Art and Design, already nationally known for hosting the largest college art sale in America, takes the next step and inaugurates an art auction. Featured works by distinguished alumni, faculty, and friends from the past several decades will be auctioned with proceeds supporting the MCAD Scholarship Fund.

Published: Tuesday, April 16, 2013Read More


The MCAD community is saddened to learn of the closing of the College of Visual Arts (CVA). For the past eighty-nine years, MCAD and CVA have been neighbors and colleagues, with both institutions committed to providing students with an art and design education grounded in the liberal arts. CVA’s closure is a loss for the Twin Cities’ art and design community.

Learn more about CVA's closing on their website

Published: Wednesday, January 16, 2013Read More


The MCAD Annual Report 2010/11 (PDF) is now available.

Published: Thursday, February 9, 2012Read More


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The Minneapolis College of Art and Design, a non-profit, four-year college will mark its 125th anniversary in a series of events held during the 2011–12 academic year.

Published: Monday, August 15, 2011Read More