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Field Trip Site (to be visited on your own time):
Location Weisman Art Museum
Architect and date Frank Gehry, 1991
Address 333 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Hours Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday
10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Saturday and Sunday
11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Closed Mondays and all major holidays
Discuss how the Weisman Art Museum relates to its site
Pay particular attention to how it addresses the
- University of Minnesota Campus
- Minneapolis Downtown
Keep the ideas of architectural metaphor, word, semantics and syntax in mind.
2-3 pages, double-spaced, typed. Use Times New Roman or Ariel font size 12 with one inch margins.
___ 3 points grammar, spelling and format
___ 4 points for discussing site and campus
___ 4 points for discussing site and downtown
___ 4 points for discussing site and nature
Total of 15 points