Minneapolis Institute of Art
Collection size: 93,000.
Strengths: Japanese and Chinese art; European paintings; silver.
Weaknesses: Work from Southeast and South Asia; American paintings.
Most popular: Van Gogh's "Olive Trees."
Walker Art Center
Collection size: 11,500-plus.
Strengths: American minimalism, emerging artists.
Weaknesses: 1980s paintings.
Most popular: Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen's "Spoonbridge and Cherry."
Weisman Art Museum
Collection size: 25,000.
Strengths: Ceramics, 20th-century Modernist paintings, Korean furniture.
Weaknesses: Early-20th-century regional artists.
Most popular: Georgia O'Keeffe's "Oriental Poppies."
Minnesota Museum of American Art
Collection size: 5,000-plus.
Strengths: Art from Minnesota and the Midwest.
Weaknesses: 19th-century art.
Most popular: George Morrison collection.