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Releases, alerts, and statements

November 2022
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November 17, 2022 Minnesota Historical Society Elects Members to its Executive Council
November 15, 2022 History Organizations Across Minnesota Receive $4,987,373 in Legacy Amendment Funding
November 10, 2022 Minnesota History Center Rotunda Named in Recognition of the Dr. Dash Foundation
November 3, 2022 MEDIA ALERT: Have a Historic Holiday Season at Minnesota Historical Society Sites and Museums
September 2022
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September 27, 2022 MEDIA ALERT: Tickets Now on Sale for Second Annual Split Rock Stories by Lantern Light
September 20, 2022 Legacy Amendment Supports $264,831 in Small Grants to History Organizations Throughout Minnesota
September 15, 2022 Mystery Meets History at Sherlock Holmes: The Exhibition Opening Oct. 20 at the Minnesota History Center
August 2022
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August 30, 2022 The Minnesota Historical Society Repatriates Native American Digital Photographs and Documents to the Mandan, Hidatsa, Arikara Nation
August 24, 2022 Minnesota Historical Society Seeks Applicants for the Native American Artist-in-Residence Program
August 16, 2022 MEDIA ALERT: Walk, Run, Paddle, Pedal and Hike into History at Minnesota Historical Society Sites
July 2022
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July 26, 2022 IMAGES Sherlock Holmes: The Exhibition
July 26, 2022 MEDIA ALERT: Minnesota History Center to Host "Sherlock Holmes: The Exhibition" Oct. 20 - April 2, 2023
July 18, 2022 MEDIA ALERT: Split Rock Lighthouse Hosts Second Annual Keeper’s View
July 12, 2022 Legacy Amendment Supports $281,675 in Small Grants to History Organizations Throughout Minnesota
June 2022
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June 24, 2022 Statement Regarding Historic Fort Snelling and Public Input on Naming
June 14, 2022 MEDIA ALERT: The Minnesota Historical Society and 612IM Present the Northside Premiere of 39 Seconds
June 7, 2022 MEDIA ALERT: Savor Summer Evenings with New, Outdoor Music Series at Minnesota Historical Society Sites and Museums
May 2022
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May 17, 2022 Misi-zagaa’iganii-ikwewag Images
May 17, 2022 New Exhibit Celebrates the Women of the Big Lake and Their Lasting Contributions to American Indian Arts
May 17, 2022 Reintroducing Historic Fort Snelling
May 12, 2022 Adventure into History at Minnesota Historical Society Sites and Museums this Summer 
May 9, 2022 MEDIA ALERT: Historic Forestville Announces Series of Ten New, Free Equine Programs
May 5, 2022 MEDIA ALERT: Split Rock Lighthouse Hosts North Shore Community Night
May 4, 2022 MEDIA ALERT: Minnesota Historical Society Sites Kick Off the 2022 Summer Season
April 2022
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April 20, 2022 Renowned Minnesotan and Founding Figure of Native Modernist Art George Morrison, Commemorated By the U.S. Postal Service
April 19, 2022 Virtual Project Showcase for National History Day in Minnesota Goes Live Online April 22
April 5, 2022 Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Righting a Wrong: Japanese Americans and World War II Opens April 23 at the Minnesota History Center
March 2022
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March 29, 2022 Legacy Amendment Supports $355,452 in Small Grants to History Organizations Throughout Minnesota
March 10, 2022 Saturday Tours Return To The Minnesota State Capitol Beginning March 12
March 3, 2022 'Documenting a Reckoning: The Murder of George Floyd' Exhibit Opens at Mill City Museum on March 17
February 2022
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February 10, 2022 BACKGROUNDER: Fine Art at the Minnesota Historical Society
February 9, 2022 State Capital Projects Grants-in-Aid Program Supports $745,003 in Grants for Historic Preservation of Publicly Owned Minnesota Buildings
January 2022
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January 20, 2022 Legacy Amendment Supports $6,193,687 in Large Grants to History Organizations Across Minnesota
January 12, 2022 Legacy Amendment Supports $270,130 in Small Grants to History Organizations Across Minnesota
January 6, 2022 Art Speaks at the Minnesota History Center
January 4, 2022 The Minnesota Historical Society Announces Reaccreditation by the American Alliance of Museums
December 2021
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December 16, 2021 Celebrate the Season with 'Extraordinary Women' and 'Sinclair Lewis'
December 14, 2021 The Minnesota Historical Society Welcomes New Chief Communications and Marketing Officer Brian Juntti
November 2021
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November 17, 2021 Celebrate the Season at Minnesota Historical Society Sites this Fall and Winter
November 15, 2021 Minnesota Historical Society Welcomes New Members to its Executive Council in 2022
November 4, 2021 Split Rock Lighthouse Hosts Annual Beacon Lighting Event
October 2021
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October 13, 2021 Mill City Museum to Welcome Back Visitors Nov. 4
September 2021
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September 15, 2021 History Forum Explores the Past in the Present with “Source Code” Themed Lecture Series by Distinguished Historians
August 2021
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August 31, 2021 MEDIA ALERT: Minnesota Historical Society Reinstates Indoor Face Mask Requirement for the Safety of Guests and Staff
July 2021
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July 26, 2021 Native American Artists-in-Residence to Focus on Jingle Dress, Canoe Making and Quillwork
July 23, 2021 MNHS Archaeology Uncovers New Stories at Historic Fort Snelling
July 20, 2021 Legacy Amendment Provides $432,940 in Small Grants to Support History Projects Statewide
July 12, 2021 Take in the Beauty of Split Rock Lighthouse with Special After Hours Program July 31
June 2021
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June 29, 2021 Recently Acquired Confederate Shirt and 1906 Cavalry Uniform Speak to Expanded Military Stories at Historic Fort Snelling
June 19, 2021 Minnesota Students Take Top Honors at National History Day Virtual Competition

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