Weisman Art Museum

Art museum in Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum
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West facade as viewed from the Washington Avenue Bridge
Established1934 (1934)
Location333 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Coordinates44°58′22″N 93°14′17″W / 44.97278°N 93.23806°W / 44.97278; -93.23806Coordinates: 44°58′22″N 93°14′17″W / 44.97278°N 93.23806°W / 44.97278; -93.23806
TypeArt museum
Collection size20,000+
DirectorLyndel King
ArchitectFrank Gehry
Websitewam.umn.edu

The Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum is an art museum located at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The museum was founded in 1934 and is named in honor of art collector Frederick R. Weisman. Originally based in Northrop Auditorium, it moved into its current building (designed by Frank Gehry) in 1993. Widely known as a "modern art museum," the 25,000+ image collection has large collections of Marsden Hartley, Alfred Maurer, Charles Biederman, Native American Mimbres pottery, and traditional Korean furniture.

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