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Afrofuturism and the Urgency of (Re)imagination

Thursday, May 24, 6:30 p.m.
A conversation on museums and colonialism, Afrofuturism and (r)evolution, curated by Sun Yung Shin and featuring Beverly Cottman, Senah Yeboah-Sampong, Erin Sharkey, and Chaun Webster.

Press Releases

May 17, 2018 – Minnesota Museum of American Art announces a major grant from the Henry Luce Foundation for installation of its permanent collection galleries.

May 9, 2018 – Minnesota Museum of American Art to receive $33,000 grant from the NEA.

January 17, 2018 – The M’s groundbreaking ceremony on Jan. 30 with city and state leaders marks the start of construction and a new beginning for St. Paul’s only art museum.

September 27, 2017 – The Saint Paul Murals Project’s community celebration on Friday, 9/29 has moved from Hmong Village to Asian Economic Development Association (AEDA).

September 8, 2017 (UPDATED 9/27/17) –  Minnesota Museum of American Art presents the Saint Paul Murals Project, commissioning new murals in honor of the city’s Hmong community, to be celebrated with a pair of public events: a block party on 4th Street on Sept. 28 and a community gathering at AEDA on Sept. 29.

July 13, 2017 – Minnesota Museum of American Art presents a group exhibition of local and national work, selected by a diverse array of guest curators inspired by the question: Who are “we the people”?

May 31, 2017 (Updated Oct. 31, 2017) – Minnesota Museum of American Art announces construction plans for an expanded new home in St. Paul’s Historic Pioneer Endicott.

May 8, 2017 – Minnesota Museum of American Art presents a solo exhibition by artist David Hamlow, who upcycles everyday household trash into large-scale installations.

December 14, 2016 – Minnesota Museum of American Art explores history of racialized violence with Ken Gonzales-Day exhibition.