August 25, 2020

How Does Your Garden Grow? – “Resilience” by Heather C. Lou & “Hanged One” by Arnée Martin

About the Artist heather c. lou (she/her/hers) is an angry gemini earth dragon, multiracial, asian, queer, cisgender, disabled, depressed, and anxious womxn of color artist based in st. paul, minnesota.  Instagram @hclou   About the Artist Arnée Martin (she/they) is an artist/arts educator originally from Charleston, SC/Edisto Natchez/Kusso land. Instagram @argh_margh ©YOLOW zines 2020, excerpted…

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April 1, 2020

The Weisman’s Response to Coronavirus/COVID-19

Photo of the exterior of Weisman Art Museum, University of Minnesota Twin Cities

WAM Will Reopen Thursday, October 1 We’re happy to announce that Weisman Art Museum will reopen its galleries to the general public on Thursday, October 1! WAM’s reopening is aligned with the University of Minnesota’s “Maroon and Gold” Sunrise Plan, which will allow increased student access to on-campus facilities and amenities at the end of September. The…

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March 26, 2020

WAM@Home

Like arts spaces and other public gathering spots throughout the Twin Cities, Weisman Art Museum is temporarily closed to the public, as we all do our part to try and keep our community healthy. WAM’s staff, student workers, and partnering artists may be working from home, but they’re also finding new ways to connect and build community…

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September 13, 2018

O’Brien Curatorial Fellowship Celebrates Ten Years at WAM

Lisa and E. Gerald O’Brien in front of Douglas Argue’s oil canvas work, Untitled, affectionately known as the “chicken painting.” Jerry O’Brien was an undergraduate art history major at the University of Michigan when he got some thrilling news from Sotheby’s in New York City. The venerable auction house had awarded him one of its…

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August 10, 2018

WAM’s Art Mob Schedule for 2018!

The Art Mob is a group of supporters who enjoy special invitations to meet artists and attend unique events throughout the year. For members and donors at the Collector level and above, the Art Mob meets for studio and collection tours, artist receptions, and other exclusive activities for themselves and a guest.   The 2018–19…

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May 2, 2018

Lyndel King Wins Outstanding Service Award

Congratulations Director Lyndel King! 2018 Recipient of the President’s Award for Outstanding Service We are proud to announce that Lyndel King was awarded the President’s Award for Outstanding Service, joining an elite group of staff and faculty who have provided exceptional service to the University of Minnesota. The President’s Award for Outstanding Service is presented each year in the spring…

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July 20, 2017

Join WAM’s Art Mob!

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.  …

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