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Author Harris, Leo J., author

Title Before the museums came : a social history of the fine arts in the Twin Cities / Leo J. Harris
Published London, England : Versita, Versita Limited, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (126 pages) : illustrations
Series Versita Discipline: Arts, Music, Architecture
Summary Before the Museums Came: A Social History of the Fine Arts in the Twin Cities gives an engaging portrayal of the fine arts scene of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota in the United States, spanning from the appearance of the earliest artists in 1835 to the opening of the first permanent museum, the Minneapolis Institute of Arts in 1915. Readers will learn about the institutions and organizations that were created in support of the fine arts, the early art exhibitions and events, and the collectors, dealers and artists whose efforts made all of that come to fruition. The text - enriched a
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed May 25, 2015)
Subject Art -- Minnesota -- Minneapolis Metropolitan Area -- History.
Art -- Minnesota -- Saint Paul Metropolitan Area -- History.
Art -- Minnesota -- Twin Cities Metropolitan Area -- History
Form Electronic book
ISBN 8376560050 (e-book)
9788376560052 (e-book)