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Press & Media Coverage

- "Rochester Art Center hosts a 'give thanks' open studio" KIMT News 3, November 13, 2022. Watch online.

- "Artists share their thoughts on climate change" KIMT News 3, October 23, 2022. Watch online.

- Nicole Asong Nfonoyim-Hara "Home as Portal: The Wandering House" MnArtists, October 14, 2022. Read online.

- Sydney Zatz, "New Rochester Art Center exhibit combines art and medicine" ABC6 News, August 31, 2022. Read online.

- "Our Friday Best" Star Tribune, August 4, 2022. Read online.

- Emily Bright, "Art Hounds: Art that asks 'What does it mean to be ladylike?" Minnesota Public Radio Art Hounds, June 30, 2022. Read online.

- John Molseed, “Using art to bring together Iraqis, Americans” Post Bulletin, May 24, 2022. Read online.

 

-- Samantha Soto, “Rochester Art Center unveils its community painted mural with a ribbon cutting” KIMT3, May 19, 2022. Watch online.

-- “New mural showcases Rochester community” ABC6 News, May 19, 2022. Watch online.

-- John Molseed, “June Le steps up to paint a “self portrait” of Rochester” Post Bulletin, May 19, 2022. Read online.

-- “Rochester Art Center working on a new mural” KAAL-TV, April 22, 2022. Watch online.

-- Samantha Soto, “Rochester community comes together to paint mural that represents the Med City” April 20, 2022. Watch online.

-- John Molseed, “Terrifying or adorable? ‘Frankenstuffies’ are coming to Rochester” Post-Bulletin, April 11, 2022. Read online.

-- Zach Fuller, “Event for Ukraine raises funds, awareness” KTTC, April 10, 2022. Read online.

-- John Molseed, “Event raises funds, understanding for Ukraine” Post-Bulletin, April 10, 2022. Read online.

-- John Molseed, “Art Center hosts drag story time” Post-Bulletin, March 4, 2022. Read online.

-- Anne Halliwell, “Paintings explore changes in fashion, appearance during pandemic” Post-Bulletin, December 18, 2021. Read online.

-- “All Hail the Queen” Rochester Magazine, December 2021. Read online.

-- J. P. Anderson, “The Art of Drag” CS Magazine, December 2021. Read online.

-- Darian Leddy, “‘Homecoming Queen’ exhibit opening at Rochester Art Center” KTTC, December 4, 2021. Read online.

-- Anthony Monzon, “Groundbreaking ‘Utica Queen’ Exhibition to Open at Rochester Art Center” KIMT 3 News, December 3, 2021. Read online.

-- Erik Tormoen, “The Return of Utica Queen” Minnesota Monthly, December 3, 2021. Read online.

-- Conlan Carter, “From Utica, with love: Drag race start Utica Queen returns home with a costume exhibition” Lavender Magazine, November 18, 2021. Read online.

-- Anne Halliwell, “Utica Queen brings designs to Rochester Art Center exhibit” 507 Magazine, November 16, 2021. Read online.

-- John Molseed, “The 1-2-3’s of Art4Trails tours” Post-Bulletin, November 7, 2021. Read online.

-- Anne Halliwell, “Seniors’ mosaics travel to 125 LIVE, art center” 507 Magazine, October 29, 2021. Read online.

-- “5 things to know about Art Center celebration Oct 9” 507 Magazine, October 4, 2021. Read online.

-- “Rochester Art Center to host fashion exhibition with ‘Drag Race’ star Utica Queen” Med City Beat, September 2, 2021. Read online.

-- Corinne Stremmel, “Utica and Rochester Art Center Announce Drag Fashion Exhibit” Msp Mag, September 2, 2021. Read online.

-- Abbey, “Minnesota Drag Queen Creates First-Of-Its-Kind Art Display With Drag Race Outfits” Minnesota’s New Country, September 1, 2021. Read online.

-- August, 2021 Press Release: Rochester Art Center Presents Exhibition on Utica Queen, Star of Season 13 of “RuPaul’s Drag Race.” Download: pdf version | word doc

-- Megan Zemple, “New exhibit in Rochester highlights importance of water conservation” KTTC, March 18, 2021. Read online.

-- “Rochester Art Center offering free admission through May 8” Med City Beat, March 16, 2021. Read online.

-- “‘Who is She?” exhibit showcases Goodhue County woman” Republican Eagle, March 13, 2021. Read online.

-- “‘We Are Water MN’ exhibit headed to Rochester” Post-Bulletin, March 9, 2021. Read online.

-- Maggie Ginsberg & Jennifer Koski, “Can this Woman revive the Art Center?” Post-Bulletin, March 1, 2021. Read online.

-- Mary Peters, ” The Rochester Art Center Opens Wednesday” KIMT News 3, January 12, 2021. Read online.

-- Mary Peters, “Rochester Art Center reflects on difficult 2020 on eve of 75th anniversary” KIMT News 3, December 10, 2020. Read online.

-- John Molseed, “Drawing on faith: Rochester artist uses themes from Islam, race, justice and understanding in exhibition” Post-Bulletin, November 16, 2020. Read online.

-- Mary Peters, “Seven artists are expressing their feelings through their work at the Rochester Art Center” KIMT News 3, October 8, 2020. Read Online.

-- “Yoga on the Patio begins at Art Center” 507 Magazine, September 10, 2020. Read Online.

-- Rosei Skipper, “Embracing the Lessons of Current Events” Rochester Women Magazine, September 2, 2020. Read Online.

-- Madelyne Watkins, “Portraits of essential workers are on display at the Rochester Art Center” KIMT News 3, July 27, 2020. Read online.

-- Cathy Wurzer, “Rochester projects helps grieving students ‘take off the mask and be real'” MPR News, July 23, 2020. Read online.

-- “7 Great Staycation Spots in Rochester, MN” Tom Kadlec Kia, July 15, 2020. Read online.

-- Samatha Boring, “Art to honor essential workers” ABC 6 News, June 24, 2020. Read online.

-- “Art center portraits honor essential workers” 507 Magazine, June 18, 2020. Read online.

-- Sean Baker, “Rochester art center to reopen with exhibition celebrating essential workers” Med City Beat, June 17, 2020. Read online.

-- “Art exhibit showing essential workers opens July 1” ABC 6 News, June 17, 2020. Read online.

-- Press Release, Lifeline: Portraits of Rochester Essential Workers. Released June 16, 2020. Read online.

-- Alicia Eler, “Back from the brink, Rochester Art Center hires Walker veteran as its new executive director” Star Tribune, June 9, 2020. Read online.

-- “Pamela Hugdahl named executive director of Rochester Art Center” Artforum, June 5, 2020. Read online.

-- Mike Bunge, “New Executive Director Named for Rochester Art Center” KIMT, June 2, 2020. Read online.

-- Press Release, RAC ED Announcement. Released June 1, 2020. Read online.

-- Mike Bunge, “$100K Goes to 55 Rochester-Area Innovators” KIMT, May 18, 2020. Read online.

-- Jordan Shearer, “Support groups give students a chance to express their grief” Post-Bulletin, March 13, 2020. Read online.

-- Ryan Fontaine, “Sophia Chai: Sight Lines at Rochester Art Center” TEMP/reviews, February 16, 2020. Read online.

-- Anne Halliwell, “Harnessing creativity at the Art Center: New workshop tries to connect mind and body” 507 Magazine, January 8, 2020. Read online.

-- Zach Fuller, “Rochester Art Center kicks off new open mic night” KTTC, January 2, 2020. Read online.

-- Alicia Eler, “Minnesota artists go big for ‘On the Verge’ exhibition at Rochester Art Center” Star Tribune, October 25, 2019. Read online.

-- Mike A Miller, “Rooted in nature: Carley McHenry exhibits at the Rochester Art Center” 507 Magazine, October 17, 2019. Read online.

-- John Sievers, “Man meets machine at Rochester art exhibit” 507 Magazine, October 10, 2019. Read online.

-- Louis Livingston-Garcia, “Northfield artist paints prized possessions” 507 Magazine, October 3, 2019. Read online.

-- Tom Weber, “Groundbreaking exhibition returns to Rochester Art Center” 507 Magazine, October 3, 2019. Read online.

-- Maddy Wierus, “World Suicide Prevention Day: Mayo Clinic hosts mental health awareness art exhibit” KTTC, September 10, 2019. Read online.

-- John Molseed, “Secrets on display: PostSecret founder visits Rochester” Post-Bulletin, August 1, 2019. Read online.

-- Matthew Stolle, “Comedian with bipolar disorder yuks it up about mental health” 507 Magazine, August 1, 2019. Read online.

-- Anne Halliwell, “Your ‘Mind Matters.’ Find out why at the RAC” Rochester Magazine, July 26, 2019. Read online.

-- Catharine Richert, “Prescription gardens open in Rochester” MPR News, May 25, 2019. Read online.

-- Tom Weber, “Live broadcast, panel discussion on mental health set for art center” Post Bulletin, May 22, 2019. Read online.

-- Anne Halliwell, “Meditation gardens herald Mind Matters opening” Post-Bulletin, May 21, 2019. Read online.

-- Matthew Stolle, “RAC to host series on race from the perspective of 3 artists” Post-Bulletin, May 2, 2019. Read online.

-- R-Town, the show about Rochester (Episode 906) KSMQ Public TV, February 8, 2019. Watch online.

-- Marianne Combs, “Art Hounds: Land, industry and the environment meet in Beautiful Sky” MPR News, January 24, 2019. Read online.

-- John Molseed, “Newsmakers in 2019: Austin, Dickinson guide RAC to the black” Post-Bulletin, January 9, 2019. Read online.

-- Alicia Eler, “Rochester Art Center hits reset button” Star Tribune, December 6, 2018. Read online.

-- R-Town, the show about Rochester (Episode 808) KSMQ Public TV, November 16, 2018. Watch online.

-- Anne Halliwell, “Art & tech meet at RAC” 507 Magazine, October 25, 2018. Read online.

-- “National exhibit engages UMR students to focus on genomics education, community outreach” UMR Online News, September 20, 2018. Read online.

-- Erin Blakemore, “Life’s genetic code explained through science, art and medicine” Washington Post, July 1, 2018. Read online.

-- Press Release, Artist Talk: Po Shu Wang. Released May 23, 2018. Read online.

-- Sheila Regan, “A Braided History in a Time of Resistance” Mn Artists, November 8, 2017. Read online.

-- Press Release, Andy Warhol: Minnesota Goes Pop. Read online.

-- Allied Vans Top Places to Visit After a Relocation to Rochester. Read online.

-- Nicole Nfonoyim-Hara “Among the Birds: Artist Mary Beth Magyar Bridges Life and Loss” 507 Magazine, October 6, 2016. download PDF

-- Suzanne Szucs, “Terrible Beauty in a Flawed System” Mn Artists, March 15, 2016. Read online

-- Melissa McNallan, “You can help rewrite women’s art history” Post-Bulletin, March 4, 2016. Read online

-- Alanna Martella, “Rochester Art Center unveils two new exhibitions” KTTC, February 26, 2016. Read online

-- “KSMQ’s “Off 90” Episode 706” KSMQ, February 9, 2016. Watch online

-- Ryan Stotts, “Artists deliver a wake-up call” 507 Magazine, January 28, 2016. download PDF

-- Megan Johnston, “How to use the F-word in 2016: The Guerrilla Girls Twin Cities Takeover” Art21 Magazine, January 18, 2016. Read online or download PDF

-- Kristin Tillotson, “Guerrilla Girls Swing into Twin Cities for Art-world ‘takeover'” Star Tribune, January 16, 2016. Read online or download PDF

-- Tom Weber “Don’t worry, guerrillas are part of show” 507 Magazine, January 14, 2016. download PDF