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Hockey Team

A photograph of an amateur hockey team sponsored by the Schmidt Brewing Company, taken on March 11...

Featured Exhibit

We are Hmong Minnesota

We Are Hmong Minnesota

Opening March 7 at the Minnesota History Center.

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All the Lights On

All the Lights On

A history of the Twin Cities’ theater company Ten Thousand Things, which brings intelligent, lively theater to nontraditional audiences—to prisons and homeless shelters, adult education centers and rural areas—as well as the general public.

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Center for Hmong Arts and Talent

Center for Hmong Arts & Talent

The Center for Hmong Arts & Talent (CHAT) is an arts advocacy group based in St. Paul’s Frogtown neighborhood. Since its inception in 1998, CHAT has transformed into a social justice arts organization that engages with local and national Hmong communities.


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Fun Ways for K-3 Students to Learn History

Teachers: Sign up your classroom for our innovative history education programs, especially designed for K-3 scholars.

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Women's history month

Researching Minnesota Women

March is Women's History Month! You can use the collections of the Gale Family Library to learn about important Minnesota women. 

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Metrodome Roof Minnesota Shaped Collectible

Metrodome Roof Minnesota Shaped Collectible

A perfect gift for the baseball fan. Made from the original white Teflon Metrodome roof that collapsed in the winter of 2010, this collectible is printed with an image of the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome and cut in the shape of Minnesota.