William G. Franklin
Adjunct Faculty
MLS & minor in Art History, University of Minnesota

William G. Franklin teaches art appreciation courses and works as an independent art curator. He is the founder and chief curator of the cross college artistic collaboration Art-Inspired Music and Music-Inspired Art Project. He has juried student exhibitions and served as panelist reviewing applications for grants. Franklin serves in the Program Advisory Committee of the Minnesota Museum of American Art and in The Film Society of Minneapolis-St. Paul's Cine Global Committee. He currently teaches the course Readings in Contemporary Art at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design, and is co-curating the 2019 edition of the Downstream Environmental Film Festival in Northfield, Minnesota.