News Releases

March 2016
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March 22, 2016 Minnesota Historical Society Seeks State Investment to Revitalize Historic Fort Snelling
March 11, 2016 MNHS Announces Latest Round of Legacy Small Grants
March 8, 2016 May 2016 Events, Programs and Exhibits
February 2016
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February 18, 2016 Program Gets People of All Ages to Get Up and Dance at Heritage Park in North Minneapolis March 12
February 17, 2016 MNHS Announces New Partnership on Moorhead’s Comstock House
February 10, 2016 April 2016 Events, Programs and Exhibits
January 2016
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January 27, 2016 Love is in the Air at MNHS Historic Sites This Valentine’s Day
January 15, 2016 Gov. Dayton Includes Funding for Historic Fort Snelling Visitor Center Project
January 13, 2016 March 2016 Events, Programs and Exhibits
January 4, 2016 Minnesota Birch Bark Artist Pat Kruse Donates Mural to Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota
December 2015
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December 22, 2015 Over $3.2 Million in Historical and Cultural Heritage Grants Awarded Statewide
December 16, 2015 New Exhibit Explores History of Indian Americans in Minnesota and the US
December 16, 2015 Beyond Bollywood: Exhibit Experience
December 16, 2015 Beyond Bollywood: Images
December 16, 2015 Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck Featured in New Exhibit that Explores the Animation Art of Chuck Jones
December 16, 2015 What's Up, Doc? Exhibit Experience
December 16, 2015 What's Up Doc? Images
December 11, 2015 New Members Join Minnesota Historical Society Executive Council in 2016
December 10, 2015 New Art Exhibit to Open Jan. 15 in James J. Hill House Art Gallery
December 9, 2015 February 2016 Events, Programs and Exhibits
December 2, 2015 Minnesota Historical Society Announces Latest Round of Legacy Small Grants
November 2015
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November 20, 2015 MNHS Announces Birch Bark and Beadwork Artists for 2015/16 Native American Artist-in-Residence Program
November 10, 2015 January 2016, Events, Programs and Exhibits
November 4, 2015 Minnesota Historical Society Makes Offer to Acquire Property Directly Across from History Center
October 2015
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October 28, 2015 MNHS Adds History to the Holiday Season
October 15, 2015 New Photography Exhibit, ‘Downtown: Minneapolis in the 1970s,’ Opens at Mill City Museum Nov. 12
October 13, 2015 First Three Open Houses on MNHS' Plans for Historic Fort Snelling Set
October 13, 2015 December 2015 Events, Programs and Exhibits
September 2015
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September 23, 2015 Ghosts, Ghouls and More Galore from MNHS this October
September 16, 2015 Minnesota History Center Hosts New Welcome Hat Ceremony for St. Paul Newcomers Beginning Oct. 6
September 9, 2015 November 2015 Events, Programs and Exhibits
September 3, 2015 Minnesota Historical Society Announces Latest Round of Legacy Small Grants
September 2, 2015 MNHS and Dakota County Historical Society Announce New Partnership for Sibley Historic Site
August 2015
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August 28, 2015 MEDIA ALERT: Visit MNHS Historic Sites Before Summer Ends
August 27, 2015 MNHS Earns Prestigious Grant to Extend Life of Cultural Heritage Collection
August 24, 2015 MEDIA ALERT: MNHS Offers New Daily Family Show and More at the Minnesota State Fair
August 20, 2015 MEDIA ALERT: Hmong Exhibit Extended to Jan. 3, 2016
August 20, 2015 Sustainability Images
August 12, 2015 New Art Exhibit ‘On Home Ground’ at Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post
August 11, 2015 October 2015 Events, Programs and Exhibits
July 2015
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July 29, 2015 Historic Fort Snelling Remembers 150th Anniversary of Civil War’s End
July 13, 2015 Up to $5,000 Available to Researchers Advancing Minnesota History
July 8, 2015 September 2015 Events, Classes and Exhibits
July 2, 2015 New Traveling Exhibit on Lincoln Opens July 8 at Historic Fort Snelling
July 2, 2015 Suburbia: Images
July 2, 2015 Suburbia: Lead Release
July 2, 2015 Suburbia: Exhibit Experience
June 2015
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June 19, 2015 St. Paul Students Take Top Honors at 2015 National History Day Competition
June 11, 2015 Introducing the Minnesota History Mobile App!
June 11, 2015 MNHS Announces Latest Cultural and Historic Resources Grants Recipients