Weisman Art Museum will reopen with restrictions on Feb. 11

Weisman Art Museum announced Thursday that it plans to reopen its galleries to the public Feb. 11. The museum on the University of Minnesota campus closed temporarily on Nov. 21 because of COVID-19 restrictions.

Admission to the Weisman is free. There will be no advance tickets or timed entry required, but museum capacity will be limited to no more than 120 people. The galleries will be open, as will the WAM Shop and museum parking garage, but with reduced hours and recommended COVID protocols and precautions. For more information, go to wam.umn.edu/visit.

The Weisman joins other Twin Cities museums open with restrictions and safety requirements, including: Minnesota History Center (mnhs.org), Minnesota Children’s Museum (mcm.org), Minneapolis Institute of Art (artsmia.org), The Bakken Museum (thebakken.org), The Museum Of Russian Art (tmora.org) and the Minnesota African American Heritage Museum and Gallery (maahmg.org). The American Swedish Institute (asimn.org) will reopen Feb. 6. The Walker Art Center (walkerart.org) will reopen Feb. 4; the Bell Museum (bellmuseum.umn.edu) plans to reopen in early March and the Science Museum of Minnesota (new.smm.org) plans to remain closed through February. The Minnesota Museum of American Art (mmaa.org) plans to stay closed through the end of its fiscal year, June 8. Check websites for the most current information.

Source: twincities.com

Weisman Art Museum will reopen with restrictions on Feb. 11