News Releases

November 2018
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November 14, 2018 January 2019 Events, Programs & Exhibits
November 5, 2018 Ring in the Holidays at Historic Sites Across Minnesota
October 2018
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October 31, 2018 New Photography Exhibit Explores the Legacy of Local Department Stores From Dayton’s to Donaldson’s
October 26, 2018 Sacred Burial Ground to Remain Closed with Limited Access for Native Americans
October 22, 2018 Minnesota Historical Society Announces New Chief Financial Officer
October 18, 2018 MNHS Staffer Caps Off Over Year-Long Project to Digitize 700+ Women’s Hats
October 18, 2018 MNHS Honors Excellence in Research and Writing for ‘Minnesota History’ Magazine
October 10, 2018 December 2018 Events, Programs & Exhibits
September 2018
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September 28, 2018 Swiss Artist Transforms Mill City Museum into Light Art Sculpture on Oct. 6
September 27, 2018 New Art Exhibit Celebrates the Career of Minnesota Artist Charles Beck
September 26, 2018 Find Thrills, Chills and Fall Fun at MNHS Historic Sites in October
September 25, 2018 $330,000+ in Legacy Small Grants Support History Projects Across Minnesota
September 20, 2018 New App and Training Workshops Harness the Power of Museums to Better the Lives of Americans Living with Dementia
September 20, 2018 House of Memories: Dementia Facts & Figures
September 20, 2018 About House of Memories
September 20, 2018 House of Memories: Media Event for App & Workshop Launch on Sept. 24
September 20, 2018 House of Memories: Images
September 19, 2018 New Prince Items Help Document the Life of a Minnesota Musical Icon
September 12, 2018 November 2018 Events, Programs and Exhibits
September 12, 2018 MEDIA ALERT: Photographer Wing Young Huie Explores Minnesotan and Chinese Identity in New Free Exhibit Opening Tomorrow
September 12, 2018 ‘The 1968 Exhibit' Fall Programs Include Film Series, Community Conversations, and Talks with Walter Mondale and Stuart Van Cleve
September 5, 2018 Artist Ifrah Mansour Headlines Fall Somali Programs at Minnesota History Center
August 2018
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August 17, 2018 MNHS Celebrates the Great Minnesota Get-Together with Musical Performances, Walking Tours, Photo Ops and More
August 9, 2018 Native American Artists-in-Residence to Focus on Moccasins, Makizinan and Hanpikceka
August 9, 2018 Historic Fort Snelling Commemorates the 100th Anniversary of the End of World War I
August 8, 2018 October 2018 Events, Programs & Exhibits
July 2018
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July 19, 2018 Nationally Known Historian to Stay Overnight Where Dred and Harriet Scott Were Once Enslaved
July 17, 2018 Legacy Amendment Helps History Researchers Uncover New Minnesota Stories
July 11, 2018 September 2018 Events, Programs and Exhibits
June 2018
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June 25, 2018 New Acquisitions Help Document Minnesota’s LGBTQ+ Community
June 21, 2018 $380,000+ in Legacy Small Grants Support History Projects Across Minnesota
June 21, 2018 Organizations Across Minnesota Receive $257,736 to Support History-Based Partnerships
June 20, 2018 Explore New Stories at Historic Fort Snelling at Two Media Events This Summer
June 14, 2018 Twin Cities Teens Honored Today with Scholarships from Minnesota Historical Society
June 14, 2018 Minnesota Students Take Top Honors at National History Day Competition in Washington, D.C.
June 13, 2018 August 2018 Events, Programs and Exhibits
June 8, 2018 Minnesota Historical Society and AIA Minnesota Begin New Multiyear Partnership
June 7, 2018 MNHS to Decide Future of Grand Mound Historic Site this Fall
June 7, 2018 Grand Mound History
June 7, 2018 Grand Mound Images
May 2018
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May 25, 2018 Longtime MNHS Volunteer Provides Insights into Military Life Memorial Day Weekend
May 21, 2018 Minnesota Historical Society Thanks Governor Dayton for Historic Fort Snelling Support, Legislature for Funding
May 14, 2018 Northern Bedrock Historic Preservation Corps Kicks Off 2018 Field Season
May 9, 2018 Choose MNHS Historic Sites For Your Next Adventure This Summer
May 9, 2018 July 2018 Events, Programs and Exhibits
May 9, 2018 MNHS Acquires Rare Book that Showcases Great Lakes Region in 1615
May 1, 2018 Minnesota History Day Students Receive Special Awards in 25+ Categories from Vietnam War History to LGBTQ History at State Competition
May 1, 2018 MEDIA ALERT: New Free Exhibit Space Opens at Minnesota History Center
April 2018
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April 30, 2018 50+ Students From Across Minnesota Receive Top Honors to Compete at National History Day in Washington, D.C.
April 27, 2018 Minnesota Historical Society Names Kent Whitworth Director and Chief Executive Officer

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