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Weisman Art Museum

Weisman Art Museum

University of Minnesota’s Twin Cities Campus
333 East River Road, Minneapolis
612-625-9494
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Designed by Frank Gehry, the Weisman (a.k.a. ”Baby Bilbao”) is a steel-clad collection of curves and angles reflecting everything around it, including the nearby Mississippi River. Inside is a modern American art collection primarily focusing on the first half of the 20th century, including a portrait of founder Frederick Weisman by Andy Warhol.

Weisman Art Museum Information

  • Public Transportation: Very good (easily accessible by both bus and Metro lines)
  • Handicapped Accessibility: Good
  • Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 10 a.m.–5 p.m., Thursday 10 a.m.–8 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 11 a.m.–5 p.m., closed Monday and holidays
  • Admission: Free
  • Tours: Free public tours are offered every Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m.
  • Membership: Individual membership ($40–$59) includes invitations to special events and openings, a subscription to WAM newsletter, discounts on events and classes, and reciprocal benefits at select organizations. Discounted membership is available for students ($30–$39).