Photographer Ken Gonzales-Day links past and present of racial violence at the Minnesota Museum of American Art.

With rising racial tension in the news, artist Ken Gonzales-Day helps put recent events, including the shooting of Philando Castile, in context with his photography at the Minnesota Museum of American Art. The exhibit, called Shadowlands, looks at racially motivated violence in the United States and features work from his Run Up series that connects Saint Paul to Ferguson to Los Angeles to Charles Valento’s lynching in 1920, restaged and photographed by Gonzales-Day.

Free. Exhibit opens January 19 with appearance by artist Ken Gonzales-Day, 7–9 p.m., and runs through April 16. Minnesota Museum of American Art, 141 E. Fourth St.