Egypt’s Sunken Cities

Minneapolis Institute of Art: Egypt's Sunken Cities

Don’t worry, there’s still time to visit Egypt’s Sunken Cities at the Minneapolis Institute of Art if you haven’t seen it yet! Keep reading for a little more background about the exhibit and a sneak peek at some of the impressive artifacts in the collection. In 2000, underwater archaeologist Franck Goddio and his team discovered […]

Veggie Bites: Fuji Ya

Fuji Ya: Veggie Roll & Avocado Roll

Fuji Ya has one of the best happy hours in the Lyn-Lake area, so if you find yourself hungry for sushi between 5:00-7:00pm Tuesday-Friday or 8:00-9:30pm on a Sunday, I highly recommend stopping by for a roll or two and a cocktail or bottle of sake. If there’s room at the sushi bar, take it. […]

Power and Beauty in China’s Last Dynasty

Power and Beauty in China's Last Dynasty: Qing Vases & Plates

I highly recommend going to see Power and Beauty in China’s Last Dynasty at the Minneapolis Institute of Art before it closes next month. The incredibly well-curated and beautifully designed exhibition explores different facets of imperial life during China’s last dynasty, otherwise known as the Qing dynasty, which spanned more than 250 years (1644-1912). I […]

Spring Blooms: Art in Bloom

Art in Bloom 2018: Modern Art Gallery

Art in Bloom was packed this year! According to the Minneapolis Institute of Art, more than 52,400 people attended this year’s event, which has to be a record. After the never-ending winter we had this year, I’m actually not surprised that so many people came out of hibernation over the weekend to experience spring. I […]