Free Admission to Dakota/Ojibwe Family Day, Sept. 28 at the Minnesota History Center

For immediate release

Release dated: 
August 28, 2013
Media contacts: 

Megan Lawson • Marketing and Communications • 651-259-3141 • megan.lawson@mnhs.org

Jessica Kohen • Marketing and Communications • 651-259-3148 • jessica.kohen@mnhs.org

Wendy Jones • Minnesota History Center • 651-259-3411 • wendy.jones@mnhs.org

Quick facts: 

Place: Minnesota History Center
Address: 345 Kellogg Blvd W., St. Paul MN 55102-1903
Cost: FREE
Phone: 651-259-3000, 800-657-3773
Website: http://www.minnesotahistorycenter.org

Free Admission to Dakota/Ojibwe Family Day, Sept. 28 at the Minnesota History Center

Experience the rich and vibrant history of the Dakota and Ojibwe communities during Circles of Tradition: Dakota/Ojibwe Family Day at the Minnesota History Center.

Dakota Ojibwe Family DayOn Saturday, Sept. 28 from Noon to 4 p.m. speakers and artists will share Dakota and Ojibwe traditions. Visitors can enjoy music, dancing, demonstrations, displays, language exchange, games and art activities during this FREE event.

This free program is offered in conjunction with the Smithsonian Museums Day Live! an annual free admission event offered nationwide. More information about Smithsonian Museums Day Live!, happening on Saturday, Sept. 28 is available online.

About the Minnesota History Center

The Minnesota History Center is located at 345 Kellogg Blvd. W. in St. Paul. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays (admission is free on Tuesdays from 5 to 8 p.m.), 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays, and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Auxiliary aids and services are available with advance notice. For more information, call 651-259-3000 or 1-800-657-3773.

About the Minnesota History Center

This summer explore more than 500 museums statewide with the free Minnesota Museums app, brought to you by the Minnesota Association of Museums and the Minnesota Historical Society. Browse Minnesota museums by name, category or location; create an itinerary, check off museums you've visited and upload favorite museum photos; plus the app will also suggest museums based on geographic location. The Minnesota Museums app is made possible by the Legacy Amendment’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund through the vote of Minnesotans on Nov. 4, 2008.

The Society’s calendar of events is posted online at www.mnhs.org/calendar. The website also has information about all of the Society’s programs, museums and historic sites.

The Minnesota Historical Society is a non-profit educational and cultural institution established in 1849. The Society collects, preserves and tells the story of Minnesota’s past through museum exhibits, libraries and collections, historic sites, educational programs and book publishing. Using the power of history to transform lives, the Society preserves our past, shares our state’s stories and connects people with history.

The Minnesota Historical Society is supported in part by its Premier Partners: Xcel Energy and Explore Minnesota Tourism.