Index of Articles and Essays

Meet the WAM Collective (2022/23)

Michael Abdon
Maple Grove, MN
Fourth Year (anticipated graduation 2023)

Art Shanties!

Have you ever been to Medicine Lake in the Winter? If not, we'd highly encourage you to go next year. Every year, there's a group of creative individuals and groups that band together in order to create Art Shanties, which are basically themed/dressed up ice houses.

Weisman Art Museum receives a grant of nearly $240,000 from the federal Institute for Museum and Library Services to support a Truth and Reconciliation project with Indigenous communities

Weisman Art Museum (WAM) is pleased to announce that the museum has received a grant award in the amount of $239,912 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), as part of the agency’s competitive Museums for America program. WAM is one of 120 organizations across the country to receive a Museums for America grant from IMLS this year. 

Weisman presents Piotr Szyhalski: We Are Working All the Time!

Weisman Art Museum (WAM) is pleased to present Piotr Szyhalski: We Are Working All the Time!, on view August 20 — December 29, 2022.  This major survey exhibition, curated by WAM Senior Curator Diane Mullin, features works in a variety of media across three decades of Szyhalski’s prolific and pioneering practice, including poster design, web projects, mail art, painting, installation, and public performance.

On The Nature of Shoreham Yards: An Interview with Gudrun Lock and Boris Oicherman by Miranda Trimmier

“This interview has been edited for length and clarity”: It’s a throwaway phrase, a quick way of indicating that a printed conversation has been pruned of the false starts, fillers, tangents, and rabbit holes that might have unfolded in the three-dimensional dialogue on which it’s based.