November 20, 2020

COVID Updates and Announcements

WAM will Temporarily Close Per the Governor’s Order November 20, 2020: Weisman Art Museum will temporarily close its gallery spaces to the public beginning Saturday, Nov. 21, in accordance with the¬†Governor Walz’s Executive Order 20-99¬†and aligned guidance from University of Minnesota leadership and public health officials. Per the Governor’s order, indoor gathering spaces and entertainment…

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August 25, 2020

How Does Your Garden Grow? – “Resilience” by Heather C. Lou & “Hanged One” by Arn√©e 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 Arn√©e 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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March 26, 2020

WAM@Home

While WAM is now open to the general public, our staff and partnering artists continue to develop programming to engage audiences and build community online. WAM events, programs, workshops, and tours will all be online until further notice. Wherever we are, at home or in a fabulous building by the river,¬†WAM¬†is committed to shining a…

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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‚ÄôBrien was an undergraduate art history major at the University of Michigan when he got some thrilling news from Sotheby‚Äôs 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‚Äď19…

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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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