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.
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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.
Before he began his residency at the M this past spring, artist and poet Moheb Soliman spoke with Curator of Learning and Engagement about his work and what he hoped to explore during his time at the museum. Don’t miss your chance to hear from the artist in person at an event on Thurs., July 11, 6 p.m. at the M!
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.
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.
Wed. June 19, 5 – 8 p.m.
You’re invited to a preview party for the M’s summer exhibition, a survey of work by New York-based multimedia artist Brad Kahlhamer.
Sat. July 20, 2 p.m.
Join describer Laura Wiebers and an M teaching artist for a gallery tour and sensory engagement designed for all, with particular focus given to individuals who are blind or have low vision.
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.
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
The Minnesota Museum of American Art showcases the unique voice of American artists from the 19th century to the present. Visit us in the historic Pioneer Endicott in the heart of downtown St. Paul.
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