Listening Session: Nemeth Art Center

Saturday, July 22, 1 p.m.
Join the M in Park Rapids, Minn. at Nemeth Art Center and tell us how creative expression fits into day-to-day life in your community.

Opening reception: We the People

Thursday, August 17, 7 – 9 p.m.
Mingle with the guest curators of our new exhibition, We the People.

Jono Vaughan’s Project 42: Performance and Discussion

Sunday, August 27, 7 p.m.
A multidisciplinary, collaborative performance project in honor of Tiffany Berry, a transgender person slain in Memphis in 2006.

We the People Curators in Conversation

Tuesday, September 12, 6 p.m.
A moderated conversation between We the People guest curators with artist and independent curator Dyani White Hawk.

Listening Session: Rochester Art Center

Saturday, April 22, 10 a.m.
Join the M for a Listening Session as part of RAC’s southern Minnesota artists resource fair, Spring Catalyst. We want to hear how art fits into day-to-day life in your community.

Listening Session: Somali Museum of Minnesota

Saturday, April 1, 3:30 p.m.
The M is partnering with the Somali Museum of Minnesota to hear from community members about how art fits into their lives.

Discussion: Yasufumi Nakamori (Mia), Chaun Webster (Ancestry Books), Taiyon Coleman (St. Kate’s), and Alberto Justiniano (Teatro del Pueblo)

Ken Gonzales-Day’s short film Run Up, which re-enacts the lynching of Charles Valento in 1920, will be the starting point for a lively conversation about the history of photography, racial violence, and absent narratives.

In-Gallery Performance: Futuristic Moves

Serita Colette, Junauda Petrus, and Jessica Lopez Lyman respond to Ken Gonzales-Day: Shadowlands with an improvisational performance in the M’s gallery space.

Reading: A Good Time for the Truth: Race in Minnesota

Poet and editor Sun Yung Shin will be joined in conversation by anthology contributors Rodrigo Sanchez-Chavarria and Diane Wilson. McNally Smith College of Music’s Contemporary Vocal Ensemble will also perform new work made in response to Ken Gonzales-Day’s short film “Run Up.”