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Exploring Minnesota’s Natural History

This exhibit introduces the many individuals who documented and studied Minnesota’s natural environment between the 1870s and 1940s and showcases our natural wonders.
Reedy Gallery Exhibit, K Is for Kiss-Me-Over-the-Garden-Gate

K Is for Kiss-Me-Over-the-Garden-Gate

From apples to zinnias, stunning images in this horticultural alphabet highlight Andersen Horticultural Library’s special collections of vintage seed catalogs, treasured rare books, and 19th-century garden magazines. This upcoming exhibit at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, Reedy Gallery opens May 23, 2015.
Ana Mendieta: Documents of a Life in Art

Ana Mendieta: Documents of a Life in Art

Ana Mendieta: Documents of a Life in Art is a companion exhibition to the Nash Gallery exhibit covering the life and artistic career of Cuban native, Ana Mendieta, Covered in Time and History: The Films of Ana Mendieta. Ana Mendieta’s particular merging of sculpture, earth art and performance (Earth Body, as she termed it) stands as a unique and singular artistic expression. Her work crossed many borders including artistic and time-based disciplines; geographical and political boundaries; and the investigations of history, gender and culture.

Joel Carter & Karen Gustafson: Art, Science, and the Natural World

This exhibition features the work of two local artists whose photographs and drawings are inspired by nature and science. It is a companion exhibit to Sustainable Acts: Mother Earth's Embrace, a joint exhibition of art devoted to the intersection of the arts and sciences.
Wangensteen exhibit photo

Bodies and Spirits

From 16th-century recipes to Louis Pasteur’s groundbreaking microbial investigations of fermentation, this exhibit explores the historical health and medical relevance of beer, wine, spirits, and more.

People on the Move

Founded in 1965, the Immigration History Research Center & Archives is the oldest and largest institution devoted to preserving and understanding immigration experiences. Visit our 50th anniversary exhibit to explore ideas of immigration and race and ethnicity.

Interior/Exterior: Portraits of the Major Arcana

The iconography of the tarot deck has been a source of inspiration for Art Institute International photography student, Madalyn Rowell. For this series of portraits, Rowell used familiar faces and matched them with particular tarot cards. The exhibit "Interior/Exterior: Portraits of the Major Arcana" is on view July 17 through September 17, 2015 at the Architecture and Landscape Architecture Library, 210 Rapson Hall, 89 Church St. S.E.
Radiation Diva – Jill Stanton, by Barbara Porwit. 43" x 36" Oil on canvas, 2013. (Photo by Doug Webb)

Breast Cancer Superhero Portrait Project

Inspired by close friends undergoing chemotherapy and radiation treatments, Barbara Porwit saw women turning health challenges into personal power. The concept for her Breast Cancer Superhero Project emerged. For this series of portraits, Porwit engages individuals in experiencing the power of positive emotions to affect a positive outcome.

‘The Job Is Never Done’: Fifty Years of Documenting Social Welfare History

“The Job Is Never Done” celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Social Welfare History Archives, founded in 1964 by University of Minnesota Emeritus Professor, Clarke Chambers.
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...

A Campus Divided

A Campus Divided: Progressives, Anti-Communists, Racism, and Antisemitism at the University of Minnesota, 1930-1942 examines the campus climate during a time of division over issues including racial and economic equality, opposition to war, and students rights. Exhibit panels on display at Wilson Library, fourth floor, feature archival images and descriptions. This is the reprisal of the exhibit originally displayed at Elmer L. Andersen Library in fall 2017.
IHRC - Little Syria - Family portrait

Little Syria, NY: An Immigrant Community’s Life & Legacy

What: Little Syria, NY: An Immigrant Community's Life & Legacy When: October 10, 2013 - January 15, 2014 Where: Elmer L. Andersen Library Hours and location Free and open to the...

Juhla!: Celebrating 150 years of Finnish immigration to Minnesota

Through January 30, 2015 What: Juhla!: Celebrating 150 years of Finnish immigration to Minnesota When: October 20, 2014 through January 30, 2015 Where: Elmer L....
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.

Getting to Truths: An Exhibition featuring zines from the Marshall Weber Culture Wars Zine...

Through October 7, 2014 What: Getting to Truths: An Exhibition featuring zines from the Marshall Weber Culture Wars Zine Collection 1976-2013 When: September 17 through October 7,...