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The new sculpture outside the Health Science Education Center on Wednesday, Nov. 4.

New East Bank art installation creates “Dialogue” through sculptures

Emalyn Muzzy
November 5, 2020
Two new sculptures outside the Health Sciences Education Center highlight the importance of conversation in the medical field.
Cover design of The Tower's 2020 issue.

The Tower Magazine highlights 2020 from students’ perspectives with upcoming issue

Meg Bishop, Arts and Entertainment Reporter
November 3, 2020
Students have the chance to share how they see the world with The Tower magazine’s 2020 theme “catchlight.”
Heat of the Week: “Magdalene,” MIA and mpls.clay

Heat of the Week: “Magdalene,” MIA and mpls.clay

Nina Raemont, Arts and Entertainment Reporter
November 2, 2020
Take on election week in style with this week’s heat.
Students for Justice in Palestine use art to further social justice initiatives

Students for Justice in Palestine use art to further social justice initiatives

Nina Raemont
October 30, 2020
From film to food, Palestine Awareness Week, held by the UMN chapter of SJP, was a celebration of Palestinian culture.
The Weisman Art Museum stands on Sunday, Sept. 20. The museum received objects from the Mimbres collection in 1992.

Weisman Art Museum faces criticism after delaying repatriation of Native American objects for 30 years

Becca Most, Campus Activities Reporter
October 20, 2020
Graduate anthropology students are advocating for the Mimbres Collection’s return to affiliated tribes in New Mexico.
Courtesy of Twin Cities Zine Fest

Twin Cities zinesters virtually unite for local zine fest

Meg Bishop, Arts and Entertainment Reporter
October 16, 2020
The festival pushes for its sixteenth year to be virtually accessible and inclusive.
The Weisman Art Museum stands empty on Sunday, Sept. 20, as the staff prepare for their reopening on Thursday, Oct. 1.

Weisman Art Museum set to reopen doors Oct. 1

Nina Raemont, Arts and Entertainment Reporter
September 22, 2020
Students can check out permanent and temporary pieces and take advantage of the physical and virtual spaces now available
Artist Brooks Turner poses for a portrait with a piece of his art outside his home on Saturday, Sep. 12. Turner will exhibit his art in a display centered around past examples of anti-semitism in Minnesota at the Weismann Art Museum in late October. “While starting this project I never thought how much I would uncover, how much I would learn, and the paths that I found while researching.”

In precarious times, Jewish Arts Council continues arts project-funding

Frankie Carlson, Arts and Entertainment Reporter
September 16, 2020
Amid the global health crisis, Rimon, the Minnesota Jewish Arts Council, continues work funding the arts wherever they can.
UMN theater and dance students create podcast, bridging artistic divisions

UMN theater and dance students create podcast, bridging artistic divisions

Nina Raemont, Associate A&E Reporter
September 9, 2020
"The Peercast" will feature arts-related news and conversations with Twin Cities creatives, intending to close the gap between programs within the UMTAD department.
Ursula Arhart, Kristina Johnson, Cecily Bohman, Jaime Candia, Rebekah Nygard, and Nico Sardina,  from back left to front right, pose for a picture while working at the People's Library T-Shirt pop-up shop. (Photo courtesy of The People’s Library)

Minneapolis t-shirt pop ups showcase student artwork on police brutality

Meg Bishop
July 24, 2020

Once a week for the last month, art-activism collective The People’s Library has asked community members to donate money to the organization in exchange for a t-shirt. One popular design depicts the...