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Artist Megan Rye will discuss her project Foundling, featuring 100 portraits of children who were adopted by American parents from countries in Asia, Africa, Eastern Europe, and Central and South America. Rye’s installation raises awareness of immigrants’ civil rights and offers support for the adoption community in the United States.

The talk begins at 6:30 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.). After Rye’s artist talk in the Coffman Theater (inside the Coffman Memorial Union), join us across the way, in the Weisman Art Museum’s Riverview Gallery space for a reception with the artist.

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This event is free, but registration is required to attend due to limited capacity. Reserve your tickets at →  https://z.umn.edu/MeganRye_Talk


Parking is available under the museum. University rates for parking ramps are $3 an hour and a $13 daily maximum.

Nearby parking is also available at the East River Road Garage, which provides both disability and short-term parking for Coffman Memorial Union and the East Bank campus. Both the Museum Garage and the East River Road Garage are easily accessible from Delaware Street.


Megan RyeHeadshot of artist Megan Rye is a visual artist and teacher. She was born in Seoul, South Korea in 1975. Through paintings, drawings, photography, and artists books, Rye uses visual storytelling to explore themes of migration, citizenship, remembrance, war, and democracy.

Photo by Rik Sferra