test our fab new web activity: ARTIFACT TRunk
How Will You Use It to Teach the Great Depression?
Do a test run of a fabulous new MHS web resource for your classroom and win great MHS goodies at the same time!
We’d love to receive your ideas by June 30, 2007.
traveling art exhibit opens at Mille Lacs Indian museum
Increase your students' understanding of Native American Culture through art. This May, bring your class to the free traveling exhibit at the Mille Lacs Indian Museum & Trading Post near Onamia. Hurry! Open only from Wed., May 9 through Mon., May 14.
The Rolling Plains Art Gallery 2006-2008 exhibition portrays powerful affirmations of Native American identity. Through the work of 20+ artists, the exhibit combines the power of tradition and the complexity of new cultural demands.
Schools attending the exhibit have access to a fantastic 4-part education program, including
- a pre/post visit activity,
- an educator orientation,
- the gallery experience, and
- the Art to Touch suitcase in your classroom.
Contact the Jodell Meyer at the Mille Lacs Indian Museum for more information (320)532-3632
Summer Day Camps at our historic sites are filling fast!
Let your students' parents know about unique, fun camps at historic sites throughout the state.
Live the live of a pioneer at the Oliver Kelley Farm,
Explore bookmaking at Mill City Museum,
Experience a finishing school at the Alexander Ramsey House,
Become fur trader at the Sibley House Historic Site, and more.
Day camps happen from June through August, so parents can find the one that's right for them. Up to age 12.