The Minnesota Historical Society preserves and makes available a wide range of materials chronicling Minnesota's history and culture. The goals of the Collections Department are to collect and preserve; provide access and interpretation; and engage in education and outreach. This blog is a tool to share these stories and let people know what is happening in the department.
WARM and Five People
Access has recently become available to some great audio-visual materials within manuscript collections. One of those collections is of the Women's Art Registry of Minnesota (WARM), which was organized in 1973 to support the work of women working in the visual arts. At that time women were underrepresented in the galleries and museums in the region. This painting is by one of its members, Phyllis Wiener, done in 1970 and called "Five People."
See the finding aid here for access to the AV materials!