|Conversation: At the Edges of Light and Dark
Sat, Jan 7 2023
Conversation begins at 6:30 p.m.
Join Rosy Simas for a conversation with Haudenosaunee scholars Dr. Mishuana Goeman and Dr. Joe Stahlman as they discuss Simas’s installation and performance of she who lives on the road to war, currently on view at the Weisman Art Museum. This is a post-performance gathering after a 2 p.m. show of she who lives on the road to war at the Weisman Art Museum. (Update 1/3: The 2 p.m.
|(In Person) Scholar Talk: Perspectives on B.J.O. Nordfeldt
Wed, Apr 13 2022
Described by a Minneapolis critic in 1935 as a “painter’s painter,” B.J.O. Nordfeldt was an artist whose prolific career evinced constant experimentation with subjects, genres, and media of modernist art. The Swedish emigrant lived throughout the world—from his early training and teaching in Chicago and the dynamic art scenes of Paris and New York to his participation in popular American art colonies in Provincetown, Santa Fe, and Lambertville, New Jersey.
|Mexico in Minneapolis: FINLANDIA, a film by Horacio Alcalá
Sat, Oct 9 2021
Film Screening & Panel Discussion
Join us at the annual Cine Latino Film Festival at St. Anthony Main Theatre at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9 for the U.S. premiere of FINLANDIA, a film by Horacio Alcalá.
|Online Panel Conversation: "What Do You Hear?"
Wed, Jul 14 2021
For the cellist Rebecca Merblum, music has never been a standalone art. It was never just about playing for the audience, but about listening and experiencing people and things around you. For her, sound and listening have always had topography. Each is connected to experiences and relationships. And then the pandemic emerged, and Merblum’s relationship to performance and music drastically shifted.
|Online Artist Talk: Seitu Jones in Conversation With Douglas Kearney
Wed, Jun 16 2021
Online Artist Talk: Seitu Jones in Conversation With Douglas Kearney
Seitu Jones is a multi-disciplinary artist and community organizer known for his large-scale public artworks and environmental design. Working both independently and in collaboration with other artists, Jones has created over forty large-scale public art works.
|RESCHEDULED: The Legacy of Bearing Witness While Black in Minnesota
Wed, May 19 2021
The Legacy of Bearing Witness While Black in Minnesota
Virtual Event: A dialogue with Dr. Allissa V. Richardson and Dr. Danielle K. Kilgo
Join us on Wednesday, May 19 at 7:00 p.m. (CDT) for a talk, conducted via Zoom, by Dr. Allissa V. Richardson, journalism scholar and author of Bearing Witness While Black: African Americans, Smartphones and the New Protest #Journalism (Oxford University Press, 2020). Dr.
|Lecture: Margaret Rose Vendryes, Ph.D.
Wed, Feb 17 2021
In 1997, Margaret Rose Vendryes published an essay, “Hanging on Their Walls: An Art Commentary on Lynching, The Forgotten 1935 Exhibition,” in the anthology Race Consciousness: African-American Studies for the New Century. That "new" century is now a generation old. Recent protests demanding an end to violence against black people, particularly black men, are echoed in the art that populated that brief, and forgotten, 1935 exhibition.
|We Are the Story: Carolyn Mazloomi & Penny Mateer
Wed, Jan 27 2021
Join us on January 27 for a virtual conversation about the exhibition We Are the Story between curator Carolyn Mazloomi and artist Penny Mateer. Register on Zoom to participate in the audience Q & A or stream the talk on YouTube.
|Amreeka: Election Night Comedy Special
Tue, Nov 3 2020
Hosted by the Theater of Public Policy and Tane Danger
On the night of 2020 Presidential Election, the Theater of Public Policy and comics Suzie Afridi, Usama Siddiquee, and Amer Zahr will collaborate for an evening of comedy and commentary on the incoming election news coverage and reflection on the state of "Amreeka," as the word is pronounced in Arabic.