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A meme reposted by @joan.of.arca made by @nice.2.mitya

In conversation with UMN student and meme account legend @joan.of.arca

by Nina Raemont
Published May 2, 2022
A meme account owner walks among us.
20 events to welcome the sun this May

20 events to welcome the sun this May

by Bel Moran
Published May 1, 2022
The beginning of May brings farmers markets, flower shows and the start of outdoor concert season.
Author Jennifer Egan sits down for an interview about her novel The Candy House, in Coffman Union Theater on Wednesday, April 13.

Jennifer Egan creates fictional worlds that explore time and space

by Sarah Horner
Published April 19, 2022
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author visited the University of Minnesota for a reading and discussion on her recently published book “The Candy House.”
Holly Kilander’s “The Waste and the Method” hangs on the wall of the Paul Whitney Larson Art Gallery in the St. Paul Student Center on Monday, April 11. The piece is part of the gallery’s current collection, “Stratified Silhouettes.”

At “Stratified Silhouettes,” collaging grows up

by Leo Witzke
Published April 12, 2022
Explore silhouettes composed by the subconscious and non-traditional collaging at the Larson Gallery’s latest exhibit.
Some of the pieces included in the Transformation: Art From the Inside exhibition hung next to a sign honoring Joseph Gomm. Courtesy of Art From the Inside.

Art From the Inside brings a voice to local incarcerated artists

by Carly Quast
Published April 12, 2022
The Weisman Art Museum’s most recent pop-up exhibition featured Art From the Inside – a Twin Cities based organization that highlights local incarcerated visual artists’ work.
Artist Meg Petersens exhibit in Coffman Art Gallery on Wednesday, April 6. Petersens exhibit runs from March 30 through May 8.

Meg Petersen romanticizes the unnoticed in Coffman exhibit

by Bel Moran
Published April 11, 2022
17-year-old artist Meg Petersen held a reception for “Life is Peachy,” her first solo exhibition, at the Coffman Art Gallery last week.
A mural on South Fifth Street by artist Eduardo Kobra, captured on Friday, March 25.

A biking tour of Minneapolis mural scene

by Leo Witzke
Published April 3, 2022
With spring approaching faster than Minnesota makes it seem, it’s time to pump up the bike tires and explore the streets.
Art pieces in Kristen Sanders’s “Infinite Beach” collection on Saturday, March 26, 2022. “Infinite Beach” is on display at the Dreamsong Gallery in Minneapolis.

Kristen Sanders’ “Infinite Beach” exhibition explores primordial non-humanity

by Bel Moran
Published March 28, 2022
University of Minnesota art professor and working artist Kristen Sanders presents “Infinite Beach,” her latest body of work, at Dreamsong, a cozy gallery in Minneapolis’ arts district.
An installation, titled Scribit, at the Regis Art Center on Wednesday, March 16. Scribit is a self drawing robot that draws designs that are uploaded to a QR code.

UMN’s eStudio invites community creativity with interactive exhibit

by Bel Moran
Published March 25, 2022
The Scribit, a wall-drawing robot that illustrates from digital files on vertical spaces, will be available for use in the eStudio for the rest of the semester.
UMN welcomes three authors for an evening of introspection

UMN welcomes three authors for an evening of introspection

by Sarah Horner
Published March 23, 2022
Michael Kleber-Diggs, Abbey Mei Otis and Marco Wilkinson read from their published works and inspired attendees with their words.