Support WAM and see behind the scenes!
The Art Mob is a group of supporters who enjoy special invitations to meet artists and attend unique events throughout the year. Starting at the Collector level, the Art Mob meets for studio and collection tours, artist receptions, and other exclusive activities for themselves and a guest.
The 2017–18 Art Mob season includes six events:
September 12, 2017
Join us for a private home tour with long-time art enthusiast and life trustee of the Minneapolis Institute of Art, Beverly Grossman. Her private art collection is housed in her stunning residence that overlooks the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden.
October 16, 2017
Explore the studio of Minneapolis-based painter Leslie Barlow. Primarily an oil painter, Barlow employs the gure and narrative elements in her current work to express issues of multiculturalism, “otherness,” representation, and identity. Barlow received her BFA in 2011 from the University of Wisconsin-Stout and her MFA in 2016 from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design.
March 15, 2018
Best known for his large-scale public installations, photographer Wing Young Huie takes the everyday life and creates cultural portraits that challenge commonly held
beliefs. Wing’s extensive national work through lectures and workshops engages all ages to re ect on our changing cultural landscape. Join this special tour of his studio and project space for an evening you will not forget.
April 10, 2018
Minneapolis-based photographer Katherine Turczan has extensively traveled Eastern Europe capturing post-communist life through portraits. A recipient of the Guggenheim Fellowship in 2011 and a Fulbright Fellowship in 2010, she focuses on themes of trauma, identity, and heritage.
Additional Art Mob events will be confirmed for November and May.
Join at the Collector level or above to become a WAM Art Mob member!
($25 monthly pledge or one-time $300 donation)
Join by phone: 612-626-5302 or join online at z.umn.edu/joinwam
Next Season’s Art Mob Schedule will be announced in August 2018!