Entries by Susannah Schouweiler

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.

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.

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