Subject of the Month

A monthly display featuring resources on specific thematic subjects.

October 2021: Ghost Hunting

Selectors: Shannon McDermitt and Maria Nuccilli

“Ghosts, by their very ephemeral nature, cross boundaries and confound attempts at definition.”

p. 81, Paranormal America

Zoom Event | Oct. 20 at 6 p.m.


Take a tour of Supernatural America

Robert Cozzolino, Patrick and Aimee Butler Curator of Paintings at the Minneapolis Institute of Art, presented on Zoom about his groundbreaking exhibition Supernatural America that opens in 2021.​ Featuring artists from James McNeil Whistler and Kerry James Marshall to artists/mediums who made images with spirits during séances, this exhibition covers more than two hundred years of the supernatural in American art.



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