SHOREVIEW — The Cafesjian Art Trust (CAT) is opening a free museum. For the first time, scholars, art lovers, students and the general public will be able to study and enjoy its world-class collection of contemporary and modern art, including a large collection of studio art glass. The CAT Museum, located at 4600 Churchill Street in Shoreview, will open to the public for reserved, guided tours on Oct. 13. Reservations are now available at

Cafesjian Art Trust Trustee Kathie Cafesjian Baradaran, daughter of philanthropist and art collector Gerard Cafesjian, said, “I’m so proud to open the doors at our new CAT museum starting this October;  this moment has been a decade in the making, and we’re thrilled to be putting my father’s collection on display at last.”

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