Events

Saturday, April 20

Making America’s Public Lands

History Forum

Since 2004, the Minnesota Historical Society's History Forum has explored the richness, expansiveness, and complexity of American history with some of the nation’s best scholars...

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Minnesota History Center, St. Paul
  • Lectures & Talks

Springtime Farm

Join Maplewood Historical Society and Mill City Museum in celebrating spring
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Mill City Museum, Minneapolis
  • Classes & Workshops
  • Family

Making America’s Public Lands

History Forum

Since 2004, the Minnesota Historical Society's History Forum has explored the richness, expansiveness, and complexity of American history with some of the nation’s best scholars...

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Minnesota History Center, St. Paul
  • Lectures & Talks

Sunday, April 21

NAAIR In The Gallery: "Gifts of the Nettle" with Fern Renville

Join us at the Minnesota History Center for a three-part “Artists In The Gallery” series...

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Minnesota History Center, St. Paul
  • Classes & Workshops
  • Native American

Workers' History Tour

Discover the dramatic story of work and labor in Minneapolis from the nineteenth century to today.
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Mill City Museum, Minneapolis
  • Tours

Nooks and Crannies Tour

Get a behind-the-scenes look at areas of the James J. Hill House that are not featured on the standard house tour.
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James J. Hill House, St. Paul
  • Tours

Saturday, April 27

Featuring Doug Cottrell

Photography & Art at the Rock
Photography & Art at the Rock is a monthly exhibit in the lobby of the Split Rock Lighthouse Visitor Center showcases local artists, landscape, and wildlife photographers of the area.
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Split Rock Lighthouse, Two Harbors

Peregrines of the North Shore

Join peregrine falcon researcher, Jackie Fallon, and her live birds for an up-close look at a peregrine falcon and other falcon species.
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Split Rock Lighthouse, Two Harbors
  • Lectures & Talks

"The Green Book: Guide to Freedom" Film & Discussion

Learn about the history and legacy of Victor H...

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Minnesota History Center, St. Paul
  • Lectures & Talks

Baking Memories: National Blueberry Pie Day

Join Mill City Museum staff in the baking lab to celebrate National Blueberry Pie Day
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Mill City Museum, Minneapolis
  • Lectures & Talks

Sunday, April 28

NAAIR In The Gallery: "Gifts of the Nettle" with Fern Renville

Join us at the Minnesota History Center for a three-part “Artists In The Gallery” series...

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Minnesota History Center, St. Paul
  • Classes & Workshops
  • Native American

Washburn A Mill Tour

Explore the nooks and crannies of the Washburn A Mill
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Mill City Museum, Minneapolis
  • Tours

Nooks and Crannies Tour

Get a behind-the-scenes look at areas of the James J. Hill House that are not featured on the standard house tour.
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James J. Hill House, St. Paul
  • Tours

Thursday, May 2

Minnesota History Center Free Thursday Nights in May Sponsored by Donaldson Company

Enjoy free admission and free parking at the Minnesota History Center every Thursday night in May from 4:00-8:00pm, courtesy of Donaldson Company.
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Minnesota History Center, St. Paul
  • Family

The Essential Dear Dara Book Talk: Dessert with Dara

Join Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl, author of The Essential Dear Dara, for a reading and conversation around her book.
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Mill City Museum, Minneapolis
  • Lectures & Talks

Saturday, May 4

2024 Dakhóta Omníčiye

Join us for the annual Dakhóta Omníčiye on May 4th, 2024...

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Historic Fort Snelling, Saint Paul
  • Family
  • Native American

Archery Workshop

Let certified archery instructors teach you how to shoot a bow and arrow.
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Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post, Onamia
  • Classes & Workshops
  • Native American

Featuring Natalija Walbridge

Photography & Art at the Rock
Photography & Art at the Rock is a monthly exhibit in the lobby of the Split Rock Lighthouse Visitor Center that showcases landscape and wildlife photographers and artists of the area.
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Split Rock Lighthouse, Two Harbors

Celebrating Black Composers Concert with the SPCO

Join members of the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra for a concert highlighting the work of African American composers from the late 19th century to the present day...

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Minnesota History Center, St. Paul
  • Music, Films, Performances

Author Event: "Last Entry Point" with Joe Friedrichs

Join Joe as he premieres this captivating and engrossing book.
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Drury Lane Books, 12 Wisconsin St, Grand Marais, MN 55604
  • Lectures & Talks

Sunday, May 5

Nooks and Crannies Tour

Get a behind-the-scenes look at areas of the James J. Hill House that are not featured on the standard house tour.
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James J. Hill House, St. Paul
  • Tours

Thursday, May 9

Minnesota History Center Free Thursday Nights in May Sponsored by Donaldson Company

Enjoy free admission and free parking at the Minnesota History Center every Thursday night in May from 4:00-8:00pm, courtesy of Donaldson Company.
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Minnesota History Center, St. Paul
  • Family

Willmar: What Comes to Your Mind?! Opening Reception

The opening reception of the art exhibition by John Salgado Maldonado that challenges society’s way of thinking about diversity and variety.
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Minnesota State Capitol, St. Paul

Saturday, May 11

History on Two Wheels: Inside Historic Fort Snelling and to the Upper Post

Join a Historic Fort Snelling Bike Tour focused on history within the fort!
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Historic Fort Snelling, Saint Paul
  • Tours

Sensory Friendly Day at Oliver Kelley Farm

Sensory Friendly Days are events designated for visitors with neurodiversity considerations.
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Oliver Kelley Farm, Elk River
  • Family