News Releases

January 2017
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January 23, 2017 2017 Legacy Research Fellowships Awarded to Advance Minnesota History
January 19, 2017 Program Remembers 75th Anniversary of Japanese-American Incarceration During WWII
January 13, 2017 Delve into African-American History at MNHS Historic Sites This February
January 10, 2017 March 2017 Events, Programs and Exhibits
December 2016
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December 30, 2016 MEDIA ALERT: MN State Capitol Opens Tuesday After 3+ Year, $310 Million Renovation, Plus See Capitol Then and Now With Newly Digitized 1905 Construction Photo Album
December 21, 2016 MNHS Announces Latest Round of Legacy Small Grants
December 21, 2016 Minnesota Historical Society Welcomes Dr. Mattie Harper as a Member of New American Indian Initiatives Team
December 14, 2016 February 2017 Events, Programs and Exhibits
December 13, 2016 Quick Facts on the Minnesota State Capitol
December 13, 2016 $310 Million Restoration Makes State Capitol Shine
December 8, 2016 Minnesota State Capitol Restoration Images
December 8, 2016 Civil War Art Images
December 8, 2016 Minnesota Historical Society Announces Final Decisions for Capitol Art
December 8, 2016 Architecture and Restoration History at the State Capitol
December 2, 2016 New Members Join Minnesota Historical Society Executive Council in 2017
November 2016
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November 30, 2016 MEDIA ALERT: Historic Fort Snelling Commemorates the Legacy of Dred and Harriet Scott
November 16, 2016 Penumbra: Spokespeople
November 15, 2016 ‘Art, Race and a Nation on Stage’ Sets Scene for New History Center Exhibit
November 15, 2016 Penumbra: Exhibit Experience
November 15, 2016 Penumbra: Background
November 15, 2016 Penumbra: Images
November 14, 2016 MEDIA ALERT: Historic Supermoon at Split Rock Lighthouse
November 9, 2016 January 2017 Events, Programs and Exhibits
November 8, 2016 Over $4.6 Million in Historical and Cultural Grants Awarded Statewide
November 4, 2016 Minnesota Historical Society Announces New Director of American Indian Initiatives
November 2, 2016 Unwrap a New Family Tradition at MNHS Historic Sites and Museums This Season
November 1, 2016 New Director of Heritage Preservation Joins MNHS
October 2016
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October 28, 2016 MEDIA ALERT: Half Price Tickets for Gridiron Glory this November
October 25, 2016 MEDIA ALERT: An Invitation to the American Indian Community
October 20, 2016 Swedish American Newspapers Available Online for the First Time
October 19, 2016 New Mill City Museum Exhibit Chronicles the History of the Minneapolis Music Scene
October 18, 2016 MEDIA ALERT: Enjoy Fall Fun at MNHS Historic Sites During MEA Break
October 12, 2016 December 2016 Events, Programs and Exhibits
October 7, 2016 Longtime Manager of Jeffers Petroglyphs Historic Site Retires
October 4, 2016 Minnesota Historical Society Seeks Input on Next Steps for Capitol Art
October 4, 2016 MEDIA ALERT: Explore Eugene McCarthy’s Historic 1968 Presidential Campaign in a New Exhibit
September 2016
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September 28, 2016 MEDIA ALERT: Spooky and Spectacular Events at MNHS Sites All October
September 19, 2016 MNHS Announces Latest Round of Legacy Small Grants
September 19, 2016 D’Amico Catering Announces Sept. 20 Grand Opening of Market House by D’Amico at the Minnesota History Center
September 15, 2016 MEDIA ALERT: Explore the Tastes of the Green Line with MNHS and The Heavy Table
September 14, 2016 November 2016 Events, Programs and Exhibits
September 12, 2016 MEDIA ALERT: Vikings Great Carl Eller Signs on as Spokesperson for ‘Gridiron Glory: The Best of the Pro Football Hall of Fame’
September 1, 2016 Governor Proclaims September ‘Local Heritage Preservation Month’
August 2016
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August 25, 2016 10 Great Moments in Minnesota Stadium History
August 24, 2016 ALERT: MNHS Offers Live Performances, Walking Tour and More at the State Fair
August 19, 2016 Minnesota Historical Society Announces Three New Leadership Positions
August 10, 2016 October 2016 Events, Programs and Exhibits
August 9, 2016 Minnesota Historical Society Honored with National Award for New Exhibit on 'WW1 America’
July 2016
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July 29, 2016 Klobuchar, Franken Announce $225,000 Grant Awarded to the Minnesota Historical Society to Support the Effective Use of Digitized Primary Sources in K-12 Classes
July 22, 2016 Volunteers Needed to Get 'Ready for Some Football'

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