August 2020: GoSeeDo

Powderhorn Art Fair, the Minneapolis Revitalization Auction, JusUs Health care conference, An Intergenerational Conversation, LUNAFEST, and reading for racial justice

8/1-2 — Powderhorn Art Fair

The 29th Annual Powderhorn Art Fair will take place online this year featuring hundreds of works from artists across the Midwest. Participants are also invited to a small in-person market on 35th Street and Chicago Avenue in Minneapolis that will highlight community arts. Free. 10am. Details: ppna.org


8/2-4 — The Minneapolis Revitalization Auction

More than 50 artists from the Twin Cities and around the world have donated work to raise money for the George Floyd Revitalization Fund, Northside Funders, and more. Participants in this online auction can bid on art or donate directly. Free. Details: tinyurl.com/ MWPrevitalizeauction


8/13 — Transforming Care

Join JustUs Health virtually to learn about possibilities for safe, equitable, and responsive health care. Learn about initiatives and understand barriers faced in the LGBTQ+ community, especially people of color, in the healthcare industry. Keynote speaker Sam Brinton is one of the world’s leading advocates for LGBTQ+ youth. Free. 12pm. Details and registration: tinyurl.com/justuslgbtq


8/18 — An Intergenerational Conversation

Minnesota Women’s Press contributing writers Carolyn Holbrook and Tess Montgomery participate in a virtual conversation, moderated by editor Mikki Morrissette. How does someone who came of age in the 1960s and her millennial granddaughter understand these times and look to the future? Hosted by First Unitarian Society of Minneapolis. Sponsored by St. Catherine University. Free. 7pm. Details: tinyurl.com/MWPthesetimes


8/26 — LUNAFEST

LUNAFEST presents seven forward-thinking short films by and about women with this virtual mini festival. This year’s Minneapolis event will donate all proceeds to support the Minnesota Peacebuilding Leadership Institute. $25. 6pm. Details: tinyurl.com/MWPlunafest


THROUGH AUGUST — Reading for Racial Justice

To promote understanding and action for change, a collection of 34 anti-racist books from the University of Minnesota Press is available to read online for free through August 31. Details: tinyurl.com/MWPracialjusticereading

A statewide author discussion of “A Good Time For the Truth: Race in Minnesota” will be held on August 20.