As the premier portal to Minnesota history, the Minnesota History Center uses the past as a lens to focus on current events and community issues. This is a place of learning and discovery, a place to make new friends and meaningful connections. All are welcome.
Irvine Community Gallery
The gallery is dedicated to exhibits on socially responsive topics and issues that are relevant to Minnesotans today. Exhibits are co-developed with local community groups and students. Admission is free.
Mazinaakizige: American Indian Teen Photography Project (June 26—September 3, 2018)
Photographs by young Native American artists feature Native communities that are both continuing traditions and moving perceptions forward beyond stereotypes. Presented in partnership with Two Rivers Gallery.
Stop outside the Irvine Community Gallery and tell us why your history matters. Fill out a card, take a pic, or make a video. Record your memory and share it with the world.
Together, our stories weave a tale that is uniquely Minnesotan, and highlight a history that shapes us all.