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Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum

333 E. River Rd. Minneapolis, MN 55455 | University | 612-625-9494

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A permanent collection of American art as well as traveling exhibits. A variety of music, film, lectures and other events.


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  • Dressing Room: Art
    The Weisman Art Museum (WAM) takes on travel at an event this Friday. Wanderlust -- meaning a strong desire to travel, explore, and roam -- is a running theme for the three current...
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    The Weisman Art Museum is inviting viewers to peruse its fall exhibitions, with several enticements designed to satisfy autumnal wanderlust. During EXISTENTIA, a performance-art piece by...
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    What do Andy Sturdevant, Kate Hopper, and Joshua Ostergaard have in common? A lot, actually. All three are University of Minnesota creative writing MFA graduates, all have recently published...
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    How many times have you asked yourself, shivering as the snow falls down on you, why on earth you live in such a frigidly cold climate? Well just imagine if you lived in Siberia, an even...
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    For 25 years, public art has flourished on University of Minnesota campuses in St. Paul and Minneapolis. In celebration, the Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum has created the "Public Art 25"...
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    The first in a series of exhibitions celebrating the Weisman Art Museum's 20th year in its Frank Gehry-designed building, "WAM@20: Choice" highlights objects collected over the past two...
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    The Walker's done it. The MIA's done it. Now, it's the Weisman's turn. Investigating "the real," that is, via artists' ever-shifting perceptions of what constitutes the actual, the fake, and...
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    The Minnesota Museum of American Art, formerly housed in multiple locations throughout St. Paul, has been homeless since 2009. The museum's formidable collection of 4,000 works, however,...
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    Former South African photojournalist Guy Tillim long ago abandoned the action shot, preferring to show the aftermath of post-colonialism in Africa. This Friday, he'll Skype in to the Science...
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    Now that the Weisman Art Museum has settled nicely into its Frank Gehry-designed expansion, the gem of architecture and art is resuming its summer exhibitions program that focuses on...
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    Brew up some strong coffee and get ready to stay up all night as Northern Spark is returning to the Twin Cities for its second year. The sprawling event will be contained to five quadrants...
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    Fairytales are definitely in these days, from the onslaught of Snow White-themed movies hitting theaters this year, to local fashion and burlesque shows inspired by fairytales, to City...
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    "Her silent lines penetrate the marrow like a cry of pain," German novelist Gerhart Hauptmann wrote of Käthe Kollwitz's etchings. The suffering and desperation of early-20th-century...
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    It's not hard to define nationality. If you live in America, you're an American, right? You don't have to be a sociologist to know it's not quite that simple. November's WAMChatter at the...
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    The Tennessee openers (pictured) for this free, all-ages show at the Weisman Art Museum are one of the great new sounds of the year: wobbly cowpunk-garage guitar, girl-group harmonies, and...
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    It was about a year ago today that the Weisman Art Museum closed its doors in order to focus on a $14-million-dollar expansion. The additions include three new gallery spaces dedicated to...

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