March 25, 2021

Explore the Permanent Collection with WAM’s New Audio Tour

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Download the free CloudGuide app to access audio tours, short videos, and more. While in-person public tours of the museum’s galleries are temporarily suspended while maintenance work is underway, the Weisman is thrilled to announce that our free audio tours, of both the permanent collection and public art on campus, are now available on CloudGuide!…

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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

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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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January 4, 2021

do it (home) part two

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Curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist In 1993, Hans Ulrich Obrist together with artists Christian Boltanski and Bertrand Lavier, conceived do it, an exhibition based entirely on artists’ instructions, which could be followed to create temporary art works for the duration of a show. do it has challenged traditional exhibition formats, questioned authorship, and championed art’s ability to exist…

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December 28, 2020

Essay: First We Survey, Then We Dig!

  Piotr Szyhalski—the Polish-born and trained, American multimedia artist—has built a dynamic, richly varied body of work over the last thirty years. The Weisman Art Museum’s Piotr Szyhalski/Labor Camp: We Are Working All the Time! will be the first exhibition featuring works from across his extraordinary career to be critically considered together. Central to this project,…

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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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