SPECIAL EXHIBITIONS

Special Exhibitions in the Target Gallery complement the museum’s permanent collection with exciting and informative traveling shows, special engagements, and changing exhibitions. MIM is grateful to the Target Corporation for its generous contribution in making this gallery possible.

Exhibition Extended to September 2021

Congo Masks and Music: Masterpieces from Central Africa

Congo Masks and Music: Masterpieces from Central Africa offers a glimpse into the dramatic and lively masquerade traditions of Central Africa. See more than 150 stunning masks, instruments, and costumes, displayed together in their authentic performance contexts—exclusively at MIM.

Details at exhibition.MIM.org

Congo Masks and Music Image

Past Exhibitions

Dragons and Vines: Inlaid Guitar Masterpieces

Nov. 2016–Sep. 2017

Stradivarius: Origins and Legacy of the Greatest Violin Maker

Jan.–Jun. 2016

Beyond the Beat: Drums of the World

Nov. 2014–Oct. 2015

Women Who Rock: Vision, Passion, Power

Oct. 2013–Apr. 2014

Portraits from the Golden Age of Jazz

Nov. 2012–Apr. 2013

SANZA: African Thumb Pianos from the Collections of F. & F. Boulanger-Bouhière, the Royal Museum of Central Africa, and MIM

Feb. 2012–Oct. 2012

American Sabor: Latinos in U.S. Popular Music

Nov. 2010–May 2011

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