MNHS blog

Minnesota Local History Blog.

Minnesota Local History

The Minnesota Historical Society’s Local History Services helps Minnesotans preserve and share their history. This blog is a resource of best practices on the wide variety of museum, preservation, conservation, funding, and non-profit management topics. We’re here to help.

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Collections Up Close

The Minnesota Historical Society preserves and makes available a wide range of materials chronicling Minnesota's history and culture. This blog is a tool to share these stories and let people know what is happening in the department.

Done By Volunteers & Interns

The Minnesota Historical Society's volunteer and intern programs welcome people from all communities to engage in mission-related projects. Over 2,500 volunteers and interns contribute 71,000 hours annually. This diverse volunteer corps helps to achieve the MNHS mission — Using the Power of History to Transform Lives.

Renewing What They Gave Us blog

Renewing What They Gave Us

Native American Collections at the Minnesota Historical Society. MNHS assists Native people in connecting with works created by their ancestors, and provides support for learning, practicing, teaching, and recovering culture.