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The Goldstein Museum of Design has two exhibition spaces, the Goldstein Gallery in McNeal Hall on the St. Paul Campus, and the HGA Gallery in Rapson Hall on the East Bank. Support design, visit our current exhibitions!

Firsthand Contemporary Craft in Context
Firsthand: Contemporary Craft in Context
March 26–August 3, 2024

Tuesday–Saturday, 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Sunday & Monday, closed

With more than 75 items on display from across the Twin Cities and beyond, this loan-based exhibition showcases leather shoes, woolen knitwear, thrown pottery, ceramic tiles, and youth-built boats. Exceptional finished products are contextualized through the people, tools, operations, and environments that produced them.


Cross Connections: 2024 International Exhibition 
HGA Gallery
Fall 2024
Organized by Seiji Ikeda, Associate Professor, Graphic Design, College of Design

When You Can't: Architecture and Spirituality in Displacement
HGA Gallery
Spring 2025
Organized by, Tasoulla Hadjiyanni, Distinguished Global Professor, Interior Design, College of Design


From Vera Neumann to Vera Wang, from sportswear to evening wear, and from monsters to space suits—our previous exhibitions feature an array of designers and objects. 

General operating support generously provided by:

All GMD programming is made possible in part by the voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operation Support Grant, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund and a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.