Event

Special Event

The Art of Power/The Power of Art featuring Lyndel King

Coming up: Friday, July 28 at 5:30 pm

The Friends of the Institute are excited to introduce a new series: The Art of Power/The Power of Art. Socialize with Friends from Mia and other Twin Cities organizations and hear inspiring speakers. Mark your calendar for the first event and watch for details on the Friends website and via our e-newsletter. Bring a friend!

Lyndel King has led the University of Minnesota’s Weisman Art Museum for more than 30 years and has guided it through the design and construction of its current building, a shimmering landmark by architect Frank Gehry. She has served on the boards of the American Association of Museums, the Association of Art Museum Directors, and the International Council of Museums-US and serves as co-chair of a task force for the protection of university museum collections. King has been a reviewer for the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Institute for Museum and Library Services.

Drinks and appetizers from 5:30 p.m., lecture at 6:30 p.m., with the option to stay for dinner. Tickets: $25, available here.

This event is hosted by the Friends of the Institute at the Woman’s Club of Minneapolis.