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‘In Their Own Words’: The Tretter Transgender Oral History Project

October 13, 2017 through January 31, 2018. This exhibit highlights the diversity, resilience, and creativity of the Trans* and Gender Non-conforming community in Minneapolis and throughout the Upper Midwest, through images, storytelling, film, and critical conversations. The content draws from material in the Tretter Collection and the Transgender Oral History Project currently underway.
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Earth-Art-Movement: Andy Goldsworthy and Land Art

"Earth-Art-Movement: Andy Goldsworthy and Land Art" is an exhibit currently on display in the Northrop Atrium. features a multi-media installation, a large-scale rock installation, and a tableau of cropped photographs that illustrate the breadth and innovation of Andy Goldsworthy's land art.The exhibit is sponsored by University Libraries and Northrop and is related to a November 2 event, featuring ODC/Dance.

A Campus Divided: Progressives, Anti-Communists, Racism, and Anti-Semitism at the University of Minnesota, 1930-1942

Now open through December 22, 2017. The University of Minnesota was a microcosm of the wider political battles in the 1930s and 1940s that pitted campus anti-communism, anti-Semitism, and racism against progressive administrators, students, and faculty. Conflicts around housing, admission to professional schools, student organizations, and ideas reveal the political issues of the period and how they were central to campus life.
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Why Treaties Matter

Why Treaties Matter: Self-Government in the Dakota and Ojibwe Nations is a nationally recognized, award-winning, traveling exhibit made in partnership with the Minnesota Indian Affairs Council and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian. On view Monday, September 18 through Friday, October 13, 2017 at Walter Library, 2nd Floor.

Residuals: Regan Golden and TEN X TEN

September through December 2017 In the exhibition Residuals, an artist and a landscape architecture studio test, question, and respond to the extraordinary embedded in overlooked,...

Flora and Fauna Illustrata

The exhibit “Flora and Fauna Illustrata” is open August 31 through November 15, 2017 at the Arboretum Rampway Gallery, located between the Snyder Building and Oswald Visitor Center at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum.
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Theuerdank: Travel, Romance, and the Art of Printing in the Holy Roman Empire, 1450-1517

October 16, 2017 through January 16, 2018. 2017 marks the 500th anniversary of Emperor Maximilian I’s epic poem, Theuerdank, a fictionalized and romanticized account of his journey to wed Mary of Burgundy. Theuerdank is a testament to the best printers and print artists of the day; its tale of romance and adventure is illustrated with marvelous woodcut prints and printed with a newly designed type font that would prove to be highly influential.
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GLBT History Pavilion at Twin Cities Pride

June 24 and 25, 2017. GLBT-History-Pavilion-at-Twin-Cities-PrideJoin the Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection in Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Studies to soak up a little history during the Twin Cities Pride Festival. Every year at the festival, archival materials are on display to provide a historical context of the GLBT community.
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Luther and the World Turned Upside Down: Prophecy, Revolution, and the End of Time

June 6 through September 29, 2017 This exhibition will examine a side of Martin Luther and the Protestant Reformation that is often overshadowed by more standard images of Luther as heroic reformer or revolutionary theologian. Luther worked in an apocalyptic age, and his efforts to transform the religious culture of the day reflected these intellectual currents. The exhibit will highlight these aspects of Luther and his world.
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Seed Stories: The Minnesota Chapter

May 2 through September 4, 2017. Seed and nursery catalogs have long used beautiful images to attract customers. Colorful covers and artifacts selected from Andersen Horticultural Library’s rich historic collection of 72,000 items are a testament to the beauty and research value of the collection, one of the nation’s largest.
The Laurentian Vision: A New Legacy for Minnesota’s Mining Region

The Laurentian Vision: A New Legacy for Minnesota’s Mining Region

Through July 26, 2017. This exhibit presents the decades-long work of the University’s Landscape Architecture Department to transform the Range’s mine lands into new lakes and landscapes as the foundation for a more diverse and resilient economic and community future.

Protest Publishing and Art

View student-created work inspired by the study of self-publishing, printmaking, comics, visual communication, and generative technologies expressing alternative perspectives. Zines and other counter culture materials from the Gorman Rare Art Book Collection are also part of the exhibition.

Portraits in Context of Place

The exhibit “Portraits in Context of Place” features the photographs of Mark E. Jensen and takes place February 24 through July 14, 2017 at the Architecture & Landscape Architecture Library, University of Minnesota, 210 Rapson Hall.
Penumbra Theatre at 40

Penumbra Theatre at 40

Through July 30, 2017 What: Penumbra Theatre at 40: Art, Race, and a Nation on Stage When: February 18 through July 30, 2017 Where: Minnesota History Center Hours and Directions: minnesotahistorycenter.org The...
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Engraved in Copper: The Art of Mapping Minnesota

This exhibit highlights unique engraved copper plates used to print topographic maps of Minnesota in the early 1900s, surveying and mapmaking techniques, and government documents related to the process. The plates are part of the evolution of government mapping and the history of the United States Geological Survey, from early mapping efforts to Geographic Information Systems.