Art Mob is Back!

To show our thanks for your ongoing support of the Weisman, we’re thrilled to invite you to the spring 2022 series of Art Mob events! Scroll down to see what we’ve got in store this semester! Look for more detailed information on these and other upcoming events in the weeks ahead.

Art Mob is a special opportunity for supporters who give at the $300+ annual level to personally connect with artists and creators from Minnesota’s vibrant arts community. Check out the winter/spring schedule of Art Mob events and plan to join us for candid, thoughtful, and inspiring conversations with artists, curators, and other like-minded art lovers.

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Upcoming Art Mob Events

Evening with Amoke Kubat (Online)

Photograph by Adja Gildersleve

Thursday, April 28, 2022
Virtual format (Zoom)

Amoke Kubat is an artist, weaver, sacred doll maker, and sometimes stand-up comedian, who uses her art to speak truth to power and hold a position of wellness in an America sick with inequality and inequity. In 2010, Amoke began developing her Art of Mothering workshops, which became the foundation of Yo Mama’s House: a cooperative for women who are artists, mothers, activists, and healers in North Minneapolis. Amoke used her 2019 – 2020 Target Studio artist residency at the Weisman to support the development of Yo Mama’s House by building relationships with researchers of African history, race studies, and other fields that might inform her work to reclaim Indigenous African sensibilities.


Evening with Gudrun Lock (in-person) 

Thursday, May 5, 2022
Target Studio Gallery, Weisman Art Museum
moderated by Boris Oicherman, Cindy and Jay Ihlenfeld Curator for Creative Collaboration at the Weisman Art Museum

Target Studio artist-in-residence Gudrun Lock has worked with sculpture, video, performance, painting, and collaborative public engaged art. In 2019 and 2020 she received grants from the University of Minnesota’s Institute on the Environment and in 2021 from their Institute for Advanced Study in order to engage human and other-than-human partners in a long-term project focused on revitalizing the buffers of active rail land. She has shown in galleries in the US and Canada, and has installed projects in foreclosed homes, empty storefronts, the Atlantic Ocean, and a hole in her