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Sinclair Lewis 100 years of main street.

On the centennial of Sinclair Lewis’s Main Street, discover the legacy of this brilliant author from Minnesota, whose literary works and social critiques of American life ring true today.

On view through
January 2, 2022

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Upcoming event

Gallery Talk II: Sinclair Lewis In Minnesota

Virtual event
Thurs., Dec 9, 2021, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for a virtual gallery talk about Sinclair Lewis and the popular Minnesota History Center exhibit Sinclair Lewis: 100 Years of Main Street. Recently retired MNHS Acquisitions Librarian Patrick Coleman and Senior Exhibit Developer Kate Roberts will discuss Lewis's love of–and life in–his home state. Register by Monday, Dec. 6 with event code SL2MNHP.