Third Thursday: Afrofuturism
Join us for an evening curated by theater artist Junauda Alma Petrus that features poetry readings Nothando Zulu, Senah Sampong, Maya Beck, Nneka, and Erin Sharkey. Live performances in the galleries by Destiny Anderson and Mimi (New Black City), Dua Saleh and Taylor Johnson. Collaborative art activity led by Donald Thomas and Zine-making with Million Artists Movement focused on Afrofuturism. (Read more about it here.)
If you’d like to experience “Egypt’s Sunken Cities,” presented by U.S. Bank, during this event, we strongly recommend you reserve your tickets in advance. During this specific Third Thursday (2/21, from 6-9 p.m.), free My Mia tickets are available online and a small number will be held for on-site visitors as well. These will sell out quickly. Not a My Mia member? Not a problem! You can join at any level – including FREE – online to receive access to this special Third Thursday offer, or give us a call at 612.870.3000 to join and reserve your tickets today!
And a friendly reminder – the Third Thursday event itself (art-making, gallery activations, performances, and tours) as well as general admission to the museum are always free and open to the public! We only require tickets for special exhibitions.
On the third Thursday of every month, join us to experience Mia’s diverse art collection with unique programs, drinks, and live music. Third Thursday events are FREE and open to the public.