Friends Only Events

Your membership in the Friends includes exclusive invitations to special opportunities.

Educardo Kac (born 1962, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) Natural History of the Enigma, 2009.

We hope you can join your Friends on Wednesday, September 14, for a walking tour of outdoor art at the University of Minnesota. This is one of the most noteworthy collections of outdoor art found on a college campus. The tour will be led by an experienced guide from the Weisman Art Museum (WAM).

Friends will meet at the entry to WAM at 10:00 AM. The tour will take an hour and involves moderate walking. Tour group is limited to 30 members. There is no charge for this tour. Underground parking can be found at WAM ($3/hour) 333 East River Road.

Our Friends Only event for October will be a tour of the 2022 MCAD Faculty Biennial Exhibition, spotlighting the art and research of outstanding educators at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. This year some fifty faculty members will be participating. Our tour will take place on October 12 at 10:30 a.m. and will be led by the Director and Curator of MCAD galleries, Keisha Wiliams. Limited to 20 attendees.

We will meet in the MCAD’s main gallery. Enter through the front doors off of Stevens Ave. and sign in as a visitor at the security desk. Please note that MCAD requires the use of 3-ply surgical or higher-grade (KN95, KF94 and N99) face masks inside all buildings and appreciates visitors’ compliance.
For either of these opportunities, please RSVP to Kathryn Schwyzer at