Category Archives: Temporary Exhibits

The Youth//Dhallinyarada

At the end of July, we opened a new exhibit in one of our temporary galleries. The Youth//Dhallinyarada is a photography exhibition by Mohamed Mumin featuring the stories and photographs of 13 Somali American men living in Minneapolis. The goal … Continue reading

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‘Detroit to Baghdad: Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here’ Exhibition

Last weekend we opened the exhibition Detroit to Baghdad: Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here, in partnership with the Al-Mutanabbi Street Coalition. On March 5, 2007 a car bomb destroyed part of Baghdad’s book selling district on Al-Mutanabbi Street. About 30 people … Continue reading

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Introducing Two New Exhibitions at AANM

Last week we opened two new temporary exhibitions. Artist Helen Zughaib’s Stories My Father Told Me will be open until April 19th in our First Floor Gallery. In 2003 Zughaib began illustrating some favorite family stories told by her father. … Continue reading

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Exhibit Changeover

Rania Matar‘s photo series Ordinary Lives came down a few weeks ago. We were sad to see it go, but so pleased to have been able to show it for a long run. It’s now that time of year again … Continue reading

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Exhibitions Going Out and Coming In

Our very successful Sacred Scenes exhibition closed on June 1st. We quickly packed up all of the art and it shipped out that Friday. It’s always nice to see a job well done. I know a lot of people were … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes: New Exhibitions

February was a very busy month for us in Curatorial. We opened two new temporary exhibitions, Sacred Scenes: Icons of the Orthodox Church, and Ordinary Lives with photography by Rania Matar. We documented the installation process for each exhibit with additional … Continue reading

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Creative Dissent lives on

This week our exhibition, “Creative Dissent: Arts of the Arab World Uprisings,” is being de-installed.  But the exhibition will live on as it travels throughout the United States in 2014 and 2015. During its run at the Arab American National … Continue reading

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