September 19, 2018

Art for Rent!

  Are you looking for some art to liven up your dorm room? Here are some WAM Collective favorites from the Weisman’s new HOMEWORK Art Rental Collection. Bonus, you can rent for only $15 a semester!   White Castle, Minneapolis   Will Agar’s black-and-white photograph of a White Castle in 1983 would tie together the…

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September 12, 2018

Making Time Through Slowing Down

In a self-proclaimed fast-paced world, we are asked to do exactly the opposite of contemporary demands: slow down. The language of slowing down has become somewhat of a cure-all for the malaise of a late capitalist society, sending the message of protest by adopting a slower pace of production. With all of the anti-social media…

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July 18, 2017

Campus Spotlight: Ceramics Collective

In conjunction with the Weisman’s exhibition, A Culture of Pots, the WAM Shop is selling one-of-a-kind pieces by University of Minnesota student ceramicists. WAM Collective member Lauren Gengler sat down with junior Cassi Miesner, Vice President of the Ceramics Collective (and Visitor Services Representative at WAM!) to discuss her artistic process and relationship with clay….

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October 9, 2016

Give Mindfully

WAM Collective has created a thoughtful gift guide inspired by our own favorite items in the WAM Shop, and the friends or family we buy gifts for every year. Relationships don’t always fit into categories like “dad,” “girlfriend,” “husband,” or “daughter,” and gift giving is more fun when you consider the true character of your…

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August 30, 2016

WAM Shop Artist Feature: Niva Flor

Image of Niva Flor sourced from HugLife Website The WAM Shop is so excited to announce a new partnership with Niva Flor, a radiant ethnomusicologist, vocal performer, candlemaker, and a sound healer based out of California. Flor developed her love for music early on, and now uses that love to create products and services for…

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