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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Be the Curator: Art in the Libraries and Art @ Bio-Med
"Be the Curator: Art in the Libraries Exhibition Program," was conceived as part of the spring semester course Curatorial Theory and Practice: Be the Curator, under the instruction of Deborah Ultan Boudewyns. Works from this exhibit are on display at Wilson Library and the Bio-Medical Library in Diehl Hall.
Author as Designer: 30 Years of Books by Steven McCarthy
The exhibit displays a lively variety of works by graphic design professor Steven McCarthy, ranging from limited edition, handmade works printed on letterpress and desktop technologies to offset books that viewers can handle.
‘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.
Weird, Wild, & Wonderful
Weird, Wild & Wonderful, The Second Triennial New York Botanical Garden Exhibition, curated by the American Society of Botanical Artists, is on display through May 17, 2015 at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum's Reedy Gallery.
Bibliophilia: Collecting Black Books
The exhibit "Bibliophilia: Collecting Black Books," on view through February 25, 2015 at Hennepin Gallery, celebrates Black History Month and demonstrates how the act of collecting African American literature is intimately tied to placing African American history at the center of American history and culture.
Sem, Gigi, and Caricature
The exhibition Sem, GiGi, and Caricature celebrates the new thirty-foot long acquisition Sem au Bois accompanied by other special collection materials contextualizing caricature during la Belle Epoque in France, and caricature expressed in the film GiGi.
Elements in Material: Lost Lake Peatland to Pin Oak Prairie
Elements in Material: Lost Lake Peatland to Pin Oak Prairie, an exhibition of fiber art by Moira Bateman is on exhibit January 23 through February 23, 2015 at the Architecture and Landscape Architecture Library.
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. Andersen Library Atrium Gallery Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Friday: 8:30 a.m. to...
Ralph Rapson: A Legacy in Architecture and Design
Ralph Rapson: A Tribute to His Life and Work runs through January 16. 2015 at Elmer L. Andersen Library at the University of Minnesota. Rapson, former dean of the University’s School of Architecture (1954-1984), was the designer of iconic Twin Cities buildings such as the original Guthrie Theater, Cedar Square West, and the Rarig Center for the Performing Arts.
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, 2014 Where: Architecture Library Hours: Monday through Thursday: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00...