Where's Art? with Annie Dugan: "Shocks and Surprises," among other things

Sep 2, 2019

Mn Artists is an on- and off-line home by, for and about Midwestern artists working in all disciplines.

This week, they'll be at the Duluth Folk School on Wednesday to help artists with what can be a daunting creative challenge: crafting an online presence. More information and registration for this free event (but you need to register) is here: Mn Artists Workshop: Duluth

The American Craft Council will lead an evening  of communal updating of Wikipedia entries on subjects related to gender, art, and feminism.  You can take part in the Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon from the comfort of your own couch - here is more information.

Artist, educator and fan of the Tweed Museum, Bill Shipley, will lead Gallery Talk with Bill Shipley: Shocks and Surprises in a Gallery Filled with Sculptures on Saturday

Annie Dugan's students will join their classmates at UWS and The College of St. Scholastica's bookstores this week.  One of the tomes they'll schlep to the register is The Art of Wonder: Inspiration, Creativity, and the Minneapolis Institute of Art, published by the MIA

and the other is Decolonizing Museums
Representing Native America in National and Tribal Museums
by Amy Lonetree.  Lonetree investigates "how museums can grapple with centuries of unresolved trauma as they tell the stories of Native peoples (and) how museums can honor an Indigenous worldview and way of knowing, challenge stereotypical representations, and speak the hard truths of colonization within exhibition spaces to address the persistent legacies of historical unresolved grief in Native communities."