Calendar and Events
7 – 8 p.m.
Presenter: Risha Lee, the MIA's Jane Emison Assistant Curator of South and Southeast Asian Art.
The MIA's Indian and Southeast Asian art collection contains many gems of art, produced in a variety of times and places. In an introduction to the collection, Risha Lee will explore some of the themes and concepts that tie these objects together, as well as their interwoven and global histories. Collectively, they point to the rich diversity of artistic traditions that comprise India and Southeast Asia.
$10; $5 for MIA members; free for members of the Asian Art Affinity Group. To reserve tickets, call (612) 870-6323 or reserve tickets online »
6 p.m. – Midnight
The MIA's fourth annual fund-raising Gala is inspired by the exhibition "More Real? Art in the Age of Truthiness." Reception, black-tie dinner, live auction, followed by After Party. For tickets, call (612) 870-6323.
11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Focus on delightful details at this free family event. Practice pointillism or make a marvelous mandala. And zoom in on your favorite works of art in the MIA's collection. Free.
1 – 4 p.m.
Presented by SidewalkDog.com
The MIA's going to the dogs!
Bring your pooch to an outdoor afternoon of dogs and art.
Mark your territory on a paw-print collaborative mural with artist Sarah Thornton of Lintu Art.
Romp, relax, or howl to live music from the Como Avenue Jug Band.
Get to the bottom of dog behavior with The Canine Coach.
Read Scooby's mind with dog psychic Elaine of Animal Bridges.
Track a scent to canines in the MIA collection.
Mug with your mutt for the SidewalkDog.com photobooth.
Plus, learn how to adopt a pet from the Animal Humane Society.
And please, remember to keep your dog on a leash and pick up after your pooch!
*In the event of inclement weather, this event will be sent to the doghouse, aka canceled.