March 11, 2021

Meet WAM’s New Digital Content Team!

We’re so excited to introduce you to the Weisman’s first-ever Digital Content Team, who will work closely with WAM’s education, communications, and programs staff to create fresh stories for the Weisman’s social media channels. This spring’s team of University of Minnesota student storytellers are an impressive lot: their combined skillsets and experience include amazing moving…

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March 9, 2021

Meet the WAM Collective Officers

Headshots of WAM Collective officers

We are thrilled to introduce you to this year’s WAM Collective Officers, a dynamic group of University of Minnesota students who care deeply about communities, art, and making a difference. The WAM Collective meets weekly to discuss the museum field and to plan programming for the campus community which includes activities like study nights, art-making-opportunities,…

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January 25, 2021

We’re Hiring! Apply to Become WAM’s New Communications Intern

Communications Internship Reports to: Director of Marketing and Communications Hourly Pay: $15.00/hr (10 – 15 hours per week) Organization Summary: Since its origin in 1934, the Weisman Art Museum (WAM) has been a teaching museum for the University of Minnesota. Today, education remains central to the museum’s mission to make the arts accessible – intellectually,…

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December 14, 2020

Did You Eat? – “Pudi” by Mary Ann Thomas and Blue Delliquanti

Cover image for zine, titled "Did You Eat?". Pictured: black and white line drawing of an upraised knife with sliced vegetables

Download accessible text (PDF)   ABOUT THE ARTISTS Mary Ann Thomas (she/her) is the brown queer daughter of Indian immigrants and co-author of Asking for Elephants. postcardsfrommat.com / Instagram @postcardsfrommat  Blue Delliquanti (they/them) — Blue is the creator of the webcomic O Human Star. bluedelliquanti.com ©YOLOW zines 2020, excerpted and reproduced with permission READ MORE FROM DID YOU EAT? >>

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December 14, 2020

Did You Eat? – Introduction by L. Kling

Cover image for zine, titled "Did You Eat?". Pictured: black and white line drawing of an upraised knife with sliced vegetables

  Download accessible text (PDF) About the Artist L. Kling (they/them) making zines and fermenting food with care and magic on occupied Dakota and Anishinaabe land. Instagram @YOLOWzines @picklewitch ©YOLOW zines 2020, excerpted and reproduced with permission Read more from Did You Eat? >>

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November 25, 2020

New to the Collection: Cara Romero’s TV Indians

  At an accessions meeting at Weisman Art Museum (WAM) in December 2019, committee members voted to bring Cara Romero’s TV Indians into the permanent collection. With funds gifted by Russell Cowles, WAM purchased Romero’s striking photograph from the Bockley Gallery (Minneapolis, MN), where the work was on view for her solo exhibition, Jackrabbit &…

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November 20, 2020

COVID Updates and Announcements

WAM will Reopen on Thursday, February 11, 2021 Weisman Art Museum (WAM) plans to reopen its galleries to the general public on Thursday, February 11, 2021. On November 21, WAM announced a temporary closure, in accordance with Governor Walz’s Executive Order 20-99 and aligned guidance from University of Minnesota leadership and public health officials. Now,…

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