East & West Gallery, Second Floor Gallery, Mezzanine

What is Forbidden? The Women's Art Institute 20th Anniversary Exhibition

September 7-October 19, 2019
Opening Reception Celebration: Saturday, September 14, 5-7 p.m.
Toast and remarks at 6 p.m.

Sixty artists—all past participants of the Women’s Art Institute—present their visual interpretation of the question, “what is forbidden?” Through a variety of media ranging from painting and ceramics to installation and performance, these artists pay homage to their past experiences during the summer studio intensive while considering their current perspectives as contemporary artists.

Concurrently, the Minneapolis College of Art and Design is mounting the invitational exhibition, With, Through, and Beyond: Visiting Artists Celebrate 20 Years of the Women's Art Institute. On view in the Concourse Gallery September 13–October 13, this show features twelve national and regional visiting artists who have worked with the Women’s Art Institute over the past twenty years.

Events presented by St. Catherine University and the Minneapolis College of Art and Design:
The Women’s Art Institute Celebrates 20 Years:
Visiting Artist’s Talk by Beverly McIver
Friday, September 20 at 6:30 p.m.
Location: Auditorium 150, Minneapolis College of Art and Design

The Women’s Art Institute Celebrates 20 Years:
What’s Your Question?
Presented by St. Catherine University and the Minneapolis College of Art and Design
Thursday, September 26 at 7 p.m.
Location: The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery at St. Catherine University
WAI alumnae address audience questions about art, art-making or being an artist.

With, Through and Beyond
Reception Celebration: Friday, October 4, 6 –8 p.m.
Location: Minneapolis College of Art and Design

The Women’s Art Institute Celebrates 20 Years:
Feminist Art Historian Night
Wednesday, October 9 at 6:30 p.m.
Location: Auditorium 150, Minneapolis College of Art and Design
WAI Visiting Art Historians Patricia Briggs and Diane Mullin present women’s art and feminist theory from prehistory to today in two hours.


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