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  • CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS **Updated Deadline: Jan. 27, 2020 What: A region-wide exhibition, Water 2020: A Minnesota Biennial, open to people currently based in the state and displaced indigenous people whose nations originated in Mni Sóta Makoce, Land Where the Waters Reflect the Clouds Where: Minnesota Museum of American Art, with subsequent venues to be announced When: May 7 – September 6, 2020, with subsequent exhibition dates to be announced Application period: November 7 – January…
  • Visitor Services and Volunteer Manager Minnesota Museum of American Art Mission: The Minnesota Museum of American Art inspires people to discover themselves and their communities through American art. Description: The Minnesota Museum of American Art (the M) is in an exciting, transformational time as we work towards opening a new art museum in late 2018. The M seeks a Visitor Services and Volunteer Manager to lead all visitor services, volunteer services, and event and outreach coordination. Th…
  • New York-based artist Brad Kahlhamer will be joined by M Curator Christopher Atkins for a conversation about Kahlhamer’s work – from painting to sculpture and his ongoing series of sketchbooks. Get a glimpse of his varied body of work, and hear more about this genre-defying artist’s take on the complicated mix of ancestral cultural narratives, personal affinities, and professional experiences that have fueled his creative vision. This conversation, co-presented by the M and Bockley Gall…
  • Artist Sheila Pepe on the craft, context, and concept behind her cross-disciplinary fiber art installations New York artist Sheila Pepe will speak about her cross-disciplinary work blending craft and conceptualism. Pepe is an artist and educator known for her large-scale, ephemeral installations and sculptures made from domestic and industrial materials through a self-described process of “improvisational crochet.” Since the mid-1990s, she has used lesbian feminist and craft traditions to in…
  • Minnesota Museum of American Art (the M) presents We the People, inviting four guest curators to select work by prominent local and national artists that sheds light on the complexities of contemporary American experience. This exhibition continues the M’s engagement with critical issues about American art which began two years ago with the show American Art: It’s Complicated. “We the people,” the opening words of the U.S. Constitution, serves as a national slogan and a rallying cry. But…
  • Minnesota Museum of American Art (the M) presents We the People, inviting four guest curators to select work by prominent local and national artists that sheds light on the complexities of contemporary American experience. This exhibition continues the M’s engagement with critical issues about American art which began two years ago with the show American Art: It’s Complicated. “We the people,” the opening words of the U.S. Constitution, serves as a national slogan and a rallying cry. But…
  • A day of family-friendly art-making and performance at the M, in partnership with Hmong Museum, Indigenous Roots Cultural Center, St. Paul Public Library, and artists Vanghoua Anthony Vue and Ryan Stopera. Family Day activities will build from the multiple stories held within the exhibition We the People and the murals from the Saint Paul Murals Project. Free and open to the public <i>Image credit: Star Wallowing Bull, New Age Fancy Dancer, 2016. Acrylic on canvas, 48 x 36 in. Courtesy Boc…
  • “We the people,” the opening words of the U.S. Constitution, serves as a national slogan and a rallying cry. But who constitutes the “we” in that formative phrase? In response to that question, Christopher Harrison (independent curator and artist), Johnnay Leenay (Minnesota Museum of American Art), Mary Anne Quiroz (Indigenous Roots Cultural Center), and Maggie Thompson (Two Rivers Art Gallery) present artworks with disparate cultural points of view. Artists include Star Wallowing Bull, …
  • Minnesota Museum of American Art (the M) presents We the People, inviting four guest curators to select work by prominent local and national artists that sheds light on the complexities of contemporary American experience. This exhibition continues the M’s engagement with critical issues about American art which began two years ago with the show American Art: It’s Complicated. “We the people,” the opening words of the U.S. Constitution, serves as a national slogan and a rallying cry. But…
  • Twin Cities-based performance artist Marcel Michelle Obama and 20% Theatre Company will collaborate with We the People-featured artist Jono Vaughan and curator Johnnay Leenay for an artistic response contemplating the lived experience of transgendered individuals in the U.S. “We the people,” the opening words of the U.S. Constitution, serves as a national slogan and a rallying cry. But who constitutes the “we” in that formative phrase?