Index of Articles and Essays

Campus Spotlight: Ceramics Collective

In conjunction with the Weisman’s exhibition, A Culture of Pots, the WAM Shop is selling one-of-a-kind pieces by University of Minnesota student ceramicists. WAM Collective member Lauren Gengler sat down with junior Cassi Miesner, Vice President of the Ceramics Collective (and Visitor Services Representative at WAM!) to discuss her artistic process and relationship with clay.

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Sighted: James Lee Byars!

As you can clearly see by the hat, this architectural sketch by E.C. of Frank O. Gehry & Associates exemplifies not only how the skylights of the Weisman Art Museum cast light indirectly to illuminate artworks but also the hope that conceptual artist James Lee Byars (1932-1997) might visit the shining new building upon its completion in 1993.

Coincidence or not?

Welcome to the 2017-2018 UMN School Year


Welcome back to campus folks! While you are gearing up for the start of classes and the hectic school schedule stop by WAM for some incredible art and friendly faces. The museum is the perfect calming atmosphere for studying, relaxing, or just hanging out with your pals. 

Is there a better way to get into the swing of the school year than by attending a giant art party?


WAM-O-RAMA is a great opportunity to celebrate making it through the first week of classes.

The Unusual Life of Painting No. 85 University Gallery Publicity Books

In a University Gallery Publicity Book dated 1968, amidst other artic