September 2020: GoSeeDo

New World Night Market, Visual Translations, Digital Wellbeing

August 26 — Making Minnesota the State that Votes

Anti-suffrage postcard (courtesy Minnesota History Center)

Join authors Lori Sturdevant and former Secretary of State Joan Growe, who will discuss their new book and why Minnesota’s high voter turnout is not an accident. The virtual conversation is hosted by Michelle Witte, Executive Director of the League of Women Voters of Minnesota. It is part of the Minnesota History Center’s “Votes for Women” online exhibit. Free. 7pm. Details


September 4 — New World Night Market

Legacy Arts Group, Modus Locus, Reverie Cafe + Bar, and Powderhorn Neighborhood Association present a market that features the work of crafters and visual artists. The space aims to continue bridging the gap of community support for small business owners of color. Free. 6pm. Outside of Reverie Cafe + Bar, Mpls. Details


“The Time It Takes”
Anna Carlson,
silk, cotton, ink, pencil,
wood shuttle

Through September 25 — Visual Translations

Minneapolis artists Anna Carlson and Nghia Quach exhibit work on the challenges of communicating. Carlson uses fabric, thread, and screen-printing to capture her mother’s memories and stories before the effects of dementia take hold. Presented by Artistry Theater and Visual Arts. Free. Bloomington Center for the Arts, Bloomington. Details


September 29 — Digital Wellbeing

Unmitigated technology use threatens our mental, cognitive, social, emotional, and physical well-being. Learn how schools and organizations can implement policies and practices to support a more balanced relationship with technology in this virtual training. Presented by the Minnesota Department of Health. 10am. Free. Details


Ongoing — Minnesota Landscape Arboretum

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Experience fresh air therapy in the gardens, trails, and on-leash dog commons open at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. Tickets are available to 200 people for each half- hour time slot. $15 for non-members; kids 15 and under free. Open daily 9am – 6pm with hours extended to 8pm on Thursdays. Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, Chaska. Details