The Deeper Half Blue: Listening Session with Joe Namy

Sun., Dec. 8, 1 – 4 p.m.
What gets amplified in our pockets, on our screens, in our DMs? Join an assembly of artists, dancers, and poets for a collective listening experience, using music as material to address modes of deep listening in difficult times.
Free * RSVP requested

Community Convening: Minnesota Dance and the Ecstasies of Influence

Sun., Nov. 10, 2 – 4 p.m.
Attend a conversation with dance makers centered on art practices at the intersection of visual art and dance.
Free * RSVP requested

Sherin Guirguis: Here I Have Returned

Curatorial Assistant Mia Laufer offers a deeper look into creative process and historical research informing the M’s installation by L.A.-based artist Sherin Guirguis.

Melissa Olson: We Are All Connected

Post-Smithsonian Delinquent: Podcast and Discussion by Melissa Olson

Thurs., Aug. 15, 6 p.m.
Join documentarian Melissa Olson and co-producer Ryan Dawes for a conversation about their podcast interview with artist Brad Kahlhamer, “Post-Smithsonian Delinquent.”

Lecture: Art in Context

Sun., July 14 at 2 p.m.
Join M Executive Director Kristin Makholm as she explores contemporary Native American art in the M’s permanent collection, including works by George Morrison, Frank Big Bear, Julie Buffalohead, and Wendy Red Star.

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.

Conversation: Moheb Soliman, March 2019 Artist Takeover Artist-in-Residence

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!

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.

Brad Kahlhamer: A Nation of One