MUSEUMS

AMERICAN SWEDISH INSTITUTE: "Nordic Inspired, American Made." Products designed and manufactured by Nordic Ware. Ends April 26. $5-$9. 2600 Park Av. S., Mpls. 612-871-4907.

MINNEAPOLIS INSTITUTE OF ARTS: "The Art of Murder." Ends March 8. "The Coated Splendor: Art of Chinese Lacquer." Ends April 19. "Gown of Cloud & Rainbow: Miao Costumes & Jewelry From China." Ends Feb. 22. "The Infinite World: Chinese Figure Painting of the Ming and Qing Dynasties." Ends March 29. "Make It New, Again: Collecting History." Ends March 1. "Masterpiece in Focus." A painting by Johannes Vermeer. Ends May 3. "Other Worlds: The Natural and Supernatural in Andean Art." Ends May 3. 2400 3rd Av. S., Mpls. 612-870-3000.

MINNESOTA MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART: Pioneer Endicott: "Julie Buffalohead: Coyote Dreams." Ends Feb. 22. 141 E. 4th St., St. Paul. 651-797-2571.

MUSEUM OF RUSSIAN ART: "Life on the Edge of the Forest: Russian Traditions in Wood." Ends March 8. $5-$9. 5500 Stevens Av. S., Mpls. 612-821-9045.

WALKER ART CENTER: "75 Gifts for 75 Years." Donated paintings, sculpture, drawings, photography and prints. Ends Aug. 2. "75 Years of Walker Collections." Ends Sept. 11. "Art Expanded, 1958-1978." Works from the museum's collection. Ends March 8. "Liz Deschenes: Gallery 7." Ends Nov. 22. "Recent Acquisitions." Ends July 5. $9-$14; free after 5 p.m. Thu. 1750 Hennepin Av., Mpls. 612-375-7600.

WEISMAN ART MUSEUM: "IMAGE/Transition." Photographs from the Beijing Collaborative Exchange. Ends Feb. 15. University of Minnesota, 333 East River Road, Mpls. 612-625-9494.