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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.
Girl in canoe harvesting wild rice

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.

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.

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.

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: The...
Copper Plate of Map of Minnesotavideo

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.

What the Fluxus?

What the Fluxus is a two-part exhibition celebrating the visual, literary, and performing artists that traversed an internationally critical cultural and political period during the 1960s.

Invasive: Photographs by David Luke

Envisioning the Ecological Transformation of the Boundary Waters What: Invasive: Envisioning the Ecological Transformation of the Boundary Waters When: January 9 through February 19, 2017 Where: Architecture and...

Body and Self

The Bio-Medical Library is hosting Body and Self by Emily Beron as the next installment in its rotating Art@Bio-Med exhibition series. This exhibit highlights two of Beron's watercolor series - Regress and Skin. Her paintings explore themes of the quiet daily battles each one of us go through, big or small.
Medical Exchanges Exhibit

Medical Exchanges: Mapping the Human Body in Japan and China

Texts from the unique and richly illustrated history of early modern medical knowledge and healing in Japan and China are on view for the first time in a fascinating exhibition from the Wangensteen Historical Library of Biology and Medicine.

The Beauty That Requires Health: Four Landscapes

The exhibition features artist Regina Flanagan’s longitudinal study of four landscapes in transition: a floodplain forest; an old-growth big woods forest; an oak savanna; and the aftermath of a major fire in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. The exhibit is open September 12 through December 16, 2016.