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

Essay: On “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.

John S. and James L. Knight Foundation makes $1.5 million investment in Minnesota Museum of American Art

Knight Foundation just announced a major contribution to the M, along with several new investments focused on establishing downtown St. Paul as a place for community, creativity, and inclusive economic growth.

Laura Wertheim Joseph is Named the M’s Curator of Exhibitions

Meet the M’s new Curator of Exhibitions, curator and art historian Laura Wertheim Joseph, a Twin Cities-based curator and scholar with a track record of producing resonant, nationally significant exhibitions.

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!

The M Partners with TPT on a New Video Series

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.

Comfortable with Chaos: A Conversation with Brad Kahlhamer

The M profiles New York-based artist Brad Kahlhamer, whose work defies easy categories, remixing influences and styles through the artist’s own lens of adopted and inherited identities.

The Good Making of Good Things: Craft Horizons magazine, 1941-1979

March 7 – June 2, 2019
Beautiful, handmade works and an inside look into the history of mid-century makers behind the American craft movement.