experience Vatican Splendors
The Minnesota History Center presents Vatican Splendors, one of the largest Vatican collections to tour North America starting September 27th, 2008. The oldest known image of the face of Jesus and artwork that dates to the third century are some of the rare items included in the exhibit. The History Center is providing many terrific educational opportunities for students and educators to learn about 2,000 years of history.
Vatican Educator's Open House: Mark your calendars for the Educator Open House on Tuesday, September 30, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Registered educators will tour Vatican Splendors free of charge. Educators must register online in advance.
Field Trips: All tickets are timed entry and include admission to all exhibits at the Minnesota History Center. Booking and rate information are available on our website, or call 651-259-3400.
Vatican Home School Days: Home school field trips receive the discounted school group field trip rates. On October 20, 2008 and October 27, 2008 students can also participate in a make-it take-it activity related to the exhibit's art history themes. Book your field trip here, or call 651-259-3400.
FREE ADMISSION TO MILL CITY MUSEUM FOR QUALIFYING SCHOOLS
Thanks to the gracious support of The McKnight Foundation, Mill City Museum is able to offer free museum admission and partially subsidized busing for students from qualified public schools. To qualify, schools must be from the Twin Cities metro area, have at least 50 percent of their students enrolled in the Federal Free and Reduced Lunch Program, and visit the museum in January, February, or March. Registration begins October 1st for schools that did not receive a McKnight Foundation Scholarship last year. Schools that visited the museum on the scholarship last year are welcome to apply starting October 15th. Space is limited.
Field trip information is available online. Please call 612-341-7556 or e-mail email@example.com. Book online at www.millcitymuseum.org.
Meet our new history player in the Classroom
Meet Eva Valesh. Our new History Player in the Classroom character can teach your class about Minnesota history, labor history and women’s history all at once.
Valesh, whose pen name was Eva Gay, was known for her labor exposés about women workers, which appeared in the Saint Paul Daily Globe in 1888 and 1889. She went on to become labor editor for the Saint Paul Globe, orator for the National Farmer’s Alliance and labor editor for the Minneapolis Tribune.
Your class will meet a costumed actor portraying Eva. She'll share her experiences as writer and labor organizer, and will lead students in activities based on her experiences investigating working conditions, supporting labor strikes and speaking for the Farmer’s Alliance.
Call 612-341-7556 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
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