artworks in a museum gallery
A group of people outside the Weitz Center for Creativity

Free and Open to the Public

The Perlman Teaching Museum is open regular hours during winter term. Visit us!

Closeup of Doreen Garner sculpture

Doreen Garner

An exhibition of sculptures produced over the last five years by New York-based artist Doreen Garner. January 6–April 17, 2022.

illustration of a giant person with five smaller people, an igloo, and several colored shapes

Collection Highlight

Explore a brand new series of educational videos on our collection of Inuit Art Prints, part of our permanent collection.

Davidialuk Alasua Amittuq (Povungnituk)Legend of the Giant, 1977

screenshot of virtual Chronologia tour

Virtual Tour: Chronologia

Experience a virtual walkthrough of our winter 2021 exhibition, Chronologia, a tribute to three retiring Art Department faculty.

Japanese woodblock print from 1903

Collection Highlight

The Carleton College Art Collection includes over 150 Japanese woodblock prints, acquired through generous donations and purchase. Highlights include ukiyo-e landscapes and scenes from kabuki theater.

Baido Hosai, The Actor Ichikawa Danjuro IX in the double role of Fudo and Mongaku (1903)

Happy holidays from the Perlman Teaching Museum!! Wishing you a restful and fun winter break. ⛄ ❄
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The museum re-opens on January 6, 2022 with a new exhibition of sculptures by NYC-based sculptor Doreen Garner. Learn more by following the link in our bio.
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Pictured from the Carleton Art Collection:
Andō Utagawa Hiroshige (Japanese, 1797-1858)
Detail view of 'Night Snow at Kambara' (c.1833-34)
color woodblock print on paper
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This Wednesday, November 3 at 4:30 pm in Boliou Hall room 104, join Benedict Distinguished Visiting Professor of Art History, Martha Wolff, and Director and Curator of the Perlman Teaching Museum, Sara Cluggish for a question and answer session about careers in museums!
Light refreshments will be served.
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Visit the Perlman Teaching Museum this Halloweek for a scavenger hunt and tasty treats! 🎃🎃🎃
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During all of seventh week, we’ll have a sweet surprise waiting for you to enjoy when you stop by our current exhibition ‘The Metaphysics of Notation’ by visiting professor Mark Applebaum ‘89.
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👻 And next Sunday, October 31st, 2-3pm 👻 we’re hosting a special art-inspired scavenger hunt with free apple crisp and cider afterward. Hope to see you there!
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Happening tonight! An evening of interdisciplinary performances by dancers, instrumental musicians, choral musicians, visual artists, and a sound poet, all interpreting Mark Applebaum’s experimental 72-foot long score 'The Metaphysics of Notation'.
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Performances will take place in various rooms throughout the Weitz Center for Creativity and attendees will be guided from room to room. Reserve your free place here: https://bit.ly/3APjXj7 or follow the link in our bio.
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- 6:15 pm: Check in at the Perlman Teaching Museum and see the ‘Metaphysics of Notation’ exhibition.
- 6:40 pm: Short welcome speeches from Mark Applebaum and event organizers.
- 7:00 - 8:15 pm: Attendees will rotate through a series of five rooms and performers will stay in the same spaces throughout. Each performance will last approximately 10 minutes, with 5 minutes for transition in between.
- 8:15 onward: Light reception on the Weitz Center East Courtyard Patio. Bring your jacket!
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This event is free and open to the public.
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Event Guidelines: All attendees must wear a mask, regardless of vaccination status. In addition to wearing a mask, audience members who are not part of the Carleton community are expected to either be fully vaccinated, or to have received a negative COVID test within 72 hours of attending an event on campus.
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Accessibility: Please note that this event includes walking paths with stairs, however, elevator access is available. Should you have questions regarding this or wish to enquire about other forms of accessibility, please do not hesitate to contact Perlman Teaching Museum Director, Sara Cluggish, at scluggish@carleton.edu
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TODAY, 12-1pm in the Perlman Teaching Museum we continue our Music in the Museum series by welcoming guest musician and Carleton professor Zacc Harris on guitar. Zacc will perform a musical interpretation of visiting professor Mark Applebaum's 72-foot wide, elaborately hand-drawn score ‘The Metaphysics of Notation’. This event is free and welcome to all. We hope to see you there!
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Zacc Harris is among the Twin Cities’ most revered guitarists. He co-leads the critically acclaimed modern jazz group Atlantis Quartet and has released three albums as leader, with his Zacc Harris Group and his American Reverie project, a trio that reimagines folk songs both traditional and modern. Harris has received several grants, fellowships, and awards, including a McKnight Fellowship and a Minnesota Emerging Composers Award. In 2017, City Pages named him the area’s Best Jazz Artist.
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Event Guidelines: Please note that masks are mandatory for campus events, and all attendees are expected to be fully vaccinated, or to have received a negative COVID test within 72 hours of attending an event on campus
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