Upcoming events

Opening Night Celebration: The Art of Disability Justice Now (In-person and virtual)

  • Date: Friday, July 16, 2024
  • Time: 5:30 to 9 PM CST 
  • Modality: Hybrid
  • Location: Mill City Museum (704 S 2nd St, Minneapolis, MN 55401-2163), & Zoom
     
Join us in person or virtually for the opening night of The Art of Disability Justice Now, a disability community-centered exhibition that is curated and organized by AmplifyMN: A Disability Justice Collective and University of Minnesota students.
- 5:30 pm - Doors Open
- 6:30-8:15 pm - Main Program, Local Disability Performing Artists (hybrid and in-person)
- 9 pm - Evening ends

Opening night will feature performances by:
Said Shaiye
Molly Joyce
Alison Bergblom Johnson
Houa Moua
This event will be available to attend in person or virtually.

Access:

The opening night program will be accompanied by ASL, CART, and comfortable seating. A sensory room, accessible bathrooms, and designated access liaisons will be available throughout the evening. In order to create a safe, inclusive, and scent-free environment, we ask that all attendees wear masks, if medically able, and avoid perfumed products.
 
To request an accommodation or for inquiries about accessibility, please contact [email protected]

Community-curated by AmplifyMN: A Disability Justice Collective and the students in AH 5950, Curating Disability Justice (UMN-Twin Cities).

The Art of Disability Justice Now is organized in partnership with and supported by the Liberal Arts Engagement Hub, the Minnesota Historical Society, University Libraries, the Critical Disability Studies Collective, The University of Minnesota Imagine Fund, and The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the College of Liberal Arts.

The exhibit will be located in the museum’s central Mill Commons, and is free and open to the public during regular museum hours through November 2, 2024.

Information about the exhibit, The Art of Disability Justice Now:

The Art of Disability Justice Now is a disability community-centered exhibition that is curated, organized, and supported by artists, activists, and community organizers to serve as a snapshot of what Disability Justice is now in the Twin Cities and why it’s important.
 
Exhibiting artists: AK Garski, Alison Bergblom Johnson, Donna Ray, Drew Maude-Griffin, Emma MacLean, HML, Janice Essick, Jamie Kubat, Madison Elyse Rubenstein, Zoe Cinel, Taja Will, May Ling Kopecky, Ocean C. Poet, and Trista Marie McGovern.
Zoom link for guests attending the Main Program virtually will be sent to all who RSVP via Eventbrite.