1.5: A Southeast Asian Diaspora Remix

In partnership with SEAD, an upcoming exhibition showcasing work by Southeast Asian diaspora artists, as a way of reimagining the 45th anniversary of the diaspora.

ART HISTORY IN CONTEXT: FOR THE LOVE OF PHOTOGRAPHY

Thursday, February 20, 5 – 7 p.m.
Join art historian, curator, and Co-founder of Obsidian Arts Suzanne Roberts for a look at photography’s past and present, with an opportunity to consider the impact of Gordon Parks and Jamel Shabazz on this rich, ever-present storytelling medium.

Figure Drawing

Saturday, Feb. 8, 15 & 22 @ 1 – 4 p.m. * Learn to drawn the human figure from direct observation and explore various materials and techniques, like contour, gesture, and schematic drawing. Live model present. All experience levels are welcome.

Art History In Context: For the Love of Photography

Lecture * Thurs., Feb. 20 @ 5 p.m. * Join art historian, curator, and co-founder of Obsidian Arts Suzanne Roberts for a look at photography’s past and present.

CANCELED: Photography as Documentation, Empowerment, and Love

Sat., March 21 & 28, 1 – 4 p.m. * Learn how to make photos that center human experience, in all its dynamism and complexity with artist Roosevelt Mansfield. Take inspiration from images of Gordon Parks and Jamel Shabazz, and the layered process behind these photos’ making.

The Deeper Half Blue: A Workshop with Joe Namy

Wed., Dec. 4, 1 – 3 p.m.
Explore art-making that uses sound as a tool for transformation, including exercises and discussions around the politics of music and sound.
Free * RSVP requested

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

Night at the M: Live Auction

Night at the M

Sat., Nov. 2
Dinner. Music. Art auction, and much more. Get your tickets today for a party to benefit the M!