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Samantha Montoya poses for a portrait with the neuroscience coloring book she created on Monday, Mar. 8.  Montoya is a UMN neuroscience graduate student.

UMN grad student launches neuroscience coloring book

Frankie Carlson
March 12, 2021
Second-year neuroscience graduate student Samantha Montoya pairs the study of the human brain with visual art in her new coloring book.
Courtesy photo.

Stephanie Dillon channels her creativity to make a difference

Grace Davis
March 11, 2021
Minneapolis-based artist Stephanie Dillon found her purpose after being diagnosed with breast cancer and now leads a life devoted to creating art that speaks on controversial topics important to her.
Heat of the Week: WandaVision, YG and Black art

Heat of the Week: WandaVision, YG and Black art

Jarrett George-Ballard
March 1, 2021
Need some pop culture inspiration for your week? Keep your finger on the pulse of all things A&E with this week’s heat.
People gather to listen to one of the performers during the

‘It feels human’: George Floyd Square celebrates Black joy with art

Jasmine Snow, City Reporter
March 1, 2021
Nearing the end of Black History Month, community members at East 38th Street and Chicago Avenue held space to celebrate life in a gathering with performing artists.
BFA Acting program takes annual thesis showcase online

BFA Acting program takes annual thesis showcase online

Frankie Carlson
February 27, 2021
The capstone projects for the fourth-year students within the University of Minnesota/Guthrie Theater BFA Acting program went live online on Feb. 19.
Sunny Thao, Hongfa Norasingh, and Kaysone Syonesa perform a play called “Naga Village” in the 2019 SEAD Project Gala.

Street theater project showcases stories from Southeast Asian communities

Katelyn Vue, Campus Activities Reporter
February 26, 2021
Funded by a grant from the University, artists will draw interviews from cities with some of the largest Southeast Asian populations in the state.
An ice sculpture titled

Mia puts an icy spin on public art

Nina Raemont, Arts and Entertainment Reporter
February 23, 2021
A new public art pop-up is on display in Twin Cities parks, and it’s pretty chill.
Wikipedia archiving project partners with Minneapolis art institutions

Wikipedia archiving project partners with Minneapolis art institutions

Frankie Carlson
February 21, 2021
Four local museums collaborated with Black Lunch Table to create and edit Wikipedia pages for Black artists.
Stylings of Trinity Vang of TRIN Collective on models Shannon Lee and Kathryn Nguyen.

UMN student Trinity Vang launches personal jewelry line

Frankie Carlson, Arts and Entertainment Reporter
February 16, 2021
The third-year University student launched the accessory brand Flourish through her self-made arts platform.
UMN Medical School promotes storytelling through medicine with new arts initiative

UMN Medical School promotes storytelling through medicine with new arts initiative

Frankie Carlson
February 13, 2021
Amid a global pandemic, the Medical School emphasizes the importance of the arts and humanities in STEM careers with the recently launched Center for the Art of Medicine.