University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota
Goldstein Museum of Design
College of Design


Legendary Lake Design: Fifth Annual Goldstein Museum of Design Benefit

Saturday, September 13, 6–9pm

Meadow Knoll on Lake Minnetonka

The GMD board invites you to celebrate the end of summer on the shores of Lake Minnetonka while supporting the GMD's collection photography project.

See events page for details


HGA GAllery, Rapson Hall, Minneapolis Campus

A Right to Establish a Home

August 23, 2014 – January 4, 2015

Opening Reception:
Friday, August 22, 6–8pm

This exhibition examines the history behind a series of menacing protests that enveloped 4600 Columbus Avenue South, Minneapolis following the property’s purchase in 1931 by a young African-American couple.

GALLery 241, Mcneal hall, St. Paul Campus

Gallery 241 will be closed through Fall 2014 for updates in GMD collection storage facilities.

Alexey Brodovitch: Art Director

Summer 2015

Commemorating the life and work of Alexey Brodovitch, one of the most preeminent designers of the last century. Best known for his nearly quarter-century tenure at Harper’s Bazaar(1934-1958), Brodovitch ushered in many of the Modernist innovations that shape what we think of today as contemporary magazine design.

Northrop Gallery, Minneapolis Campus

100 Years of Student Drawings:
Celebrating the School of Architecture's Centennial

April 4 – December 30, 2014

Celebrating the reopening of Northrop Hall and the Centennial of the School of Architecture, this exhibition includes drawings from the Beaux-Arts era through the digital age.



  GMD Contact
Office: 612-624-7434
Gallery: 612-624-7801
  McNeal Gallery Hours
  Tuesday-Friday 10:00am-5:00pm
  Weekend 1:30pm-4:30pm
  FREE admission
  HGA Gallery Hours
  Monday-Friday 9:00am-6:00pm
  Saturday 1:00pm-5:00pm
  FREE admission
  Closed University holidays