Minneapolis, MN—September 19, 2018—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 twentyfirst year, the sale is a Minnesota tradition that has generated more than $3,300,000 for emerging artists.

Published: Friday, September 21, 2018 - 11:17

Minneapolis, MN—Monday, August 27, 2018—The Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD) Board of Trustees has named Karen Wirth to serve as Interim President of the college, effective September 15. Wirth will serve in this role while MCAD conducts a nationwide search for a new permanent president.

Published: Monday, August 27, 2018 - 13:00

Minneapolis, MN—July 30, 2018—Jay Coogan, president of the Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD), has announced his plans to depart from the college on September 14 after more than nine years at the helm.

Published: Monday, July 30, 2018 - 07:56

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Minneapolis, MN—June 2018—The Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD), on behalf of the McKnight Foundation, is proud to announce the eight recipients of the 2018 McKnight Fellowships for Visual Artists: Hend Al-Mansour, Sean Connaughty, Jim Denomie, Alison Hiltner, Chris Larson, Shanai Matteson, Mohamud Mumin, and Jovan C. Speller.

Published: Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 12:02


June 8–August 12, 2018
Main Gallery

Reception: Friday, June 8, 6:00–9:00 p.m. with catering by the Sioux Chef
Community Day: July (date TBD), 1:00–4:00 p.m.

Published: Friday, May 25, 2018 - 13:24

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Friday, May 18, 2018
Proceeds from The Auction support student scholarships

Minneapolis, MN—May 3, 2018—The Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD) invites the public to The Auction at MCAD, featuring more than 60 pieces of exceptional quality artwork by distinguished alumni, friends, and faculty, with proceeds supporting the MCAD Scholarship Fund.

Published: Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 20:04

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The Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD), on behalf of the McKnight Foundation and co-presented by the Minneapolis Institute of Art, is pleased to announce the McKnight Visual Artist Discussion Series, featuring the 2016 McKnight Visual Artist Fellows in conversation with four nationally-renown art curators and critics.

Published: Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 13:25