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Continued: Minnesota museums calendar: A sampling of attractions

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MINNESOTA MARINE ART MUSEUM
800 Riverview Dr., Winona, Minn. • 1-507-474-6626 • www.minnesotamarineart.org
On view: “150 Years on Minnesota’s Waters: Paintings From the Minnesota Historical Society’s Art Collection” (ends May 23). “The Deadliest Catch: Photography by Cameron Glendenning.” “Valor in Marine Art.”
Upcoming: 15th National Exhibition of the American Society of Marine Artists opens May 31. “Sacred Waters: Photographs From the National Geographic Society” opens July 30. “Illuminating the Word: The Saint John’s Bible” opens Aug. 6.

MINNESOTA MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART
MMAA Project Space, 332 N. Robert St. • St. Paul • www.mmaa.org
Upcoming: “CuratorKids,” a pilot program in which St. Paul public school kids curate their own art shows, opens May 11. “String/Felt/Theory” opens June 8.

MUSEUM OF RUSSIAN ART
5500 Stevens Av. S., Mpls. • 612-821-9045 • www.tmora.org
On view: “Concerning the Spiritual in Russian Art”: 70 spiritual works by 47 artists. “Jewish Life in the Russian Empire: Photographs From the Museum of Ethnography, St. Petersburg, Russia.”
Upcoming: “Women in Soviet Art” opens June 15.

NEMETH ART CENTER
301 Court Av., Park Rapids, Minn. • 1-218-237-5900 • www.nemethartcenter.org
On view: Monthly curated shows of contemporary art and a permanent collection of European paintings.
Upcoming: Works by Katie Hargrave, opens May 15. “Midwest Multiples,” opens Aug. 1.

ROCHESTER ART CENTER
40 Civic Center Dr. SE., Rochester • 507-282-8629 • www.rochesterartcenter.org
On view: “Critical Mass,” works by Henny Linn Kjellberg.
Upcoming: “The Protagonist,” narrative and animation works, opens May 17.

ROURKE ART GALLERY AND MUSEUM
521 Main Av., Moorhead, Minn. • 1-218.236.8861 • www.therourke.org
On view: “Two Brothers: Two Ways of Seeing,” works by James and Orland Rourke. “Of Memory, Bone & Myth.” National juried photography show.
Upcoming: “Moritz Götze,” works by German artists.

TWEED MUSEUM OF ART
University of Minnesota, Duluth • www.d.umn.edu/tma
On view: Annual senior student exhibition (closes May 12).
Upcoming: Portraits by St. Paul painter by Anne Labovitz, opening June 4.

WALKER ART CENTER
1750 Hennepin Av. S., Mpls. • 612-375-7600 • www.walkerart.org
On view: “Painter Painter,” works by 15 artists from the United States and Europe. “Abraham Cruzvillegas: The Autoconstrucción Suites,” more than 30 sculptures and installations.
Upcoming: New York theater troupe Elevator Repair Service previews a new play by Sibyl Kempson, May 16-18. Artist-designed mini golf returns May 23-Sept. 8 as the Walker observes the 25th anniversary of the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden. Rock the Garden, June 15. “Claes Oldenburg: The Sixties” opens Sept. 21.

WEISMAN ART MUSEUM
333 East River Rd., Mpls. • 612-625-9494 • www.weisman.umn.edu
On view: “Our Treasures: Highlights From the Minnesota Museum of American Art” (ends May 12). “Photo Nation: Photography in the United States” (ends June 30).

Nature/science

BAKKEN MUSEUM
3537 Zenith Av. S., Mpls. • 612-926-3878 • www.thebakken.org
On view: Explore the mysteries of our electrical world through such exhibits as “Ben Franklin’s Electricity Party,” “Frankenstein’s Laboratory,” “Mysteries of Magnetism” and more.
Upcoming: “The Best Days of the Bakken,” July 16-20.

BELL MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY
10 SE. Church St., Mpls. • 612-624-7083 • www.bellmuseum.umn.edu
On view: “Dig It! Secrets of the Soil”: Learn about the various components of soil through interactive displays, models and photography.
Upcoming: “Birds & DNA: Biodiversity and Mountain Islands” opens June 29.

COMO ZOO
1225 Estabrook Dr., St. Paul • 651-487-8200 • www.comozooconservatory.org
On view: Animal habitats, summer flower show and gardens.
Upcoming: “Gorilla Forest,” a new primate habitat, opens June 6. “Chipotle Edible Garden” opens June 14.

GREAT LAKES AQUARIUM
353 Harbor Dr., Duluth • 1-218-740-3474 • www.glaquarium.org
On view: “Aquatic Invaders,” “Masters of Disguises,” “Isle Royale” and more.
Upcoming: “Fire, Ice and the Rise of Life,” opening Memorial Day weekend, explores the dramatic evolution of the Great Lakes from the time of volcanoes to glaciers and beyond.

HEADWATERS SCIENCE CENTER
413 Beltrami Av., Bemidji, Minn. • 1-218-444-4472 • www.hscbemidji.org
On view: Located near the headwaters of the Mississippi River, its kid-friendly interactive exhibits include “Science Through Stamps,” “Bicycle Gyroscope” and more.

MINNESOTA LANDSCAPE ARBORETUM
3675 Arboretum Dr., Chaska • 952-443-1400 • www.arboretum.umn.edu.
On view: More than 1,000 acres of gardens and natural areas. Exhibits include “Outdoors Extraordinaire” and an exhibit of landscape paintings by the Outdoor Painters of Minnesota.
Upcoming: “Gophers in the Gardens” opens June 1. Arboretum sculpture garden opens Aug. 24.

INTERNATIONAL WOLF CENTER
1396 Hwy. 169, Ely, Minn. • www.wolf.org
On view: See wolves as well as exhibits and programs on the species.
Upcoming: “The Sigurd Olson Legacy: Wilderness, Writing and Wolves” opens May 19.

MINNESOTA ZOO
13000 Zoo Blvd., Apple Valley • 952-431-9200 • www.mnzoo.com
On view: More than 500 species of animals on six trails, plus a bird show.
Upcoming: 35-year celebration weekend, May 18-19. “Africa!” and “Dinosaurs!,” opening May 25. Music in the Zoo series begins June 6 with Joan Baez.

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