Entries by Ann Benrud

Finding the Great Outdoors in Museum Storage

In March 2019, multidisciplinary artist Moheb Soliman was artist-in-residence at the M. In this essay, he relates how his search for Great Lakes-related landscapes in the M’s collection led to an unexpected deep dive into unexpected waters: the seldom-considered, eccentric database used to catalog and store archival information about the artworks held by the museum.

Type Illustration – Remixed

Type Illustration – Remixed * Thurs., Oct. 10, 17 & 24 @ 5 – 7:30 p.m. * Learn to create illustrations with hand-rendered typography and letterforms using creative techniques like drawing, painting, block-printing, and collage.

Curator Tours

Sun., Aug. 18, 2 p.m.
Dig deeper into what’s on view in the galleries – explore the M’s summer exhibitions with our curatorial team.

Artist Talk: Moheb Soliman

Thurs., July 11, 6 p.m.
Multidisciplinary artist Moheb Soliman was in-residence at the M this spring. In this conversation, he’ll tell us about his experience delving into the museum’s collection and record-keeping infrastructure.

Partnership: TPT’s MN Original

TPT, MN Original, and the M are partnering to produce a series of shorts digging into the fascinating backstory of the M, and to shed light on the exciting horizons ahead for this little museum that could. Watch all the videos in the series thus far.

Curator Conversation

Fri., Sept. 13, 6 p.m.
Find out more about the exhibition History Is Not Here, in a conversation with curators Heba Y. Amin and Maymanah Farhat, moderated by the M’s Curator of Exhibitions Laura Joseph.
Free * RSVP requested