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Allison Ortiz, 651-259-3051, allison.ortiz@mnhs.org 
Jack Bernstein, 651-259-3058, jack.bernstein@mnhs.org 
Nick Jungheim, 651-259-3060, nick.jungheim@mnhs.org

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February 2024
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February 23, 2024Mill City Museum Wins Fifth Place in Best History Museum Contest
February 22, 2024Minnesota Historical Society Highlights Collections Care During History Matters Day at the Capitol
February 21, 2024History and Science Come Together for STEM Family Day at Mill City Museum
February 5, 2024History Forum Takes a Deeper Dive Into the Politics of the Peanuts Gang
February 2, 2024Native American Museum Fellowship Aims to Reshape Native Narratives in Museum Work
January 2024
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January 26, 2024Minnesota Historical Society Welcomes New Artists for 10th Year of Native American Artist-in-Residence Program
January 25, 2024Black History is Minnesota History: Celebrate at Minnesota History Center
January 19, 2024Legacy Amendment Supports $315,731 in Small Legacy Grants to History Organizations Throughout Minnesota
January 19, 2024Legacy Amendment Supports $6,691,191 in Large Grants to History Organizations Throughout Minnesota
January 17, 2024Goalie Mask Designed by Native Artist and Worn by MN Wild Goaltender Acquired by Minnesota Historical Society
January 17, 2024Exhibition Spotlighting the Perseverance of African Americans Coming to Minnesota History Center
January 16, 2024Mill City Museum Nominated for Nation's Best History Museum
December 2023
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December 20, 2023Winter Lecture Series Returning to the Forest History Center in 2024
December 13, 2023Tours, Lectures, and Family Fun Featured in Winter Events at Minnesota Historical Society Sites
November 2023
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November 28, 2023Visit Santa Claus at Split Rock Lighthouse this Holiday Season
November 20, 2023Horse-Drawn Sleigh Rides Coming to Forest History Center this Winter
November 17, 2023Five New Members Elected to the Minnesota Historical Society Executive Council
November 16, 2023Holidays on the Hill Returns to the James J. Hill House in December
November 14, 2023Legacy Amendment Supports $313,062 in Small Grants to History Organizations Throughout Minnesota
November 13, 2023New Exhibit at Mill City Museum to Feature Vibrant Photos of Minnesota's Night Sky
November 2, 2023Silent Film Focused on African American Northern Families and Community Life in South Minneapolis Kicks off Five-Part Event Series
October 2023
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October 31, 2023Split Rock Lighthouse to Host Annual Edmund Fitzgerald Memorial Beacon Lighting
October 30, 2023Program Launches to Teach Minnesota Students About Native American History and Culture
October 27, 2023Six Top Scholars Highlight a Diverse Range of Complex and Rich American Stories
October 26, 2023"Lest We Forget": Powerful Art Exhibit Opens at the Minnesota State Capitol
October 18, 2023No Tricks, All Treats at Oliver Kelley Farm
October 12, 2023Mayor Humphrey of Minneapolis: 1945-48 Film Premiering at Minnesota History Center
October 10, 2023Powerful New Photo Exhibit Spotlights Native American Resilience and Strength
October 4, 2023Free Series Highlighting Minnesota’s Lesser-Known Landscapes Returns to Minnesota History Center
September 2023
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September 28, 2023James J. Hill House to Host Twin Cities Tweed Ride 2023 and Lawn Party
September 25, 2023Minnesota Historical Society Names First Patrick Coleman Chair, Senior Curator of Maps, Rare Books, and Print Culture
September 20, 2023Minnesota Historical Society Seeks Native American Artists to Preserve Traditional Artforms
September 19, 2023Fall Events for History Lovers at Minnesota Historical Society Sites
September 14, 2023Charles Lindbergh House and Museum Celebrates 50th Anniversary
September 5, 2023Historic Fort Snelling Presents Many Voices, Many Stories, One Place
August 2023
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August 21, 2023Mille Lacs Indian Museum to Host Native American Music and Arts Festival
August 15, 2023Experience History in the Making at The Minnesota State Fair 
August 7, 2023Native American Undergraduate Students Share Museum Fellowship Experiences
August 7, 2023"WHOOSH!" A Ghost Story and Music Performance Coming to Mill City Museum
August 3, 2023Historic Fun for All Ages at Historic Fort Snelling's Family Day
August 1, 2023Jeffers Petroglyphs Invites All Minnesotans to Explore the Stars
July 2023
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July 31, 2023Split Rock Lighthouse to Host an Evening of Stargazing
July 19, 2023Forest History Center Welcomes Four New Draft Horses
July 17, 2023Keeper's View Event to Celebrate Split Rock Lighthouse's Anniversary
July 13, 2023Legacy Amendment Supports $216,285 in Small Grants to History Organizations Throughout Minnesota
July 11, 2023Heritage Partnership Program Supports $237,989 in Grants to Minnesota History Organizations
July 11, 2023Forest History Center Hosts Be a Naturalist Family Day
June 2023
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June 29, 2023St. Paul's Charles Schulz Celebrated with Upcoming Exhibit at the Minnesota History Center
June 21, 2023Historic Fort Snelling Recreates Independence Day in the 1890s
June 20, 2023Joint Effort to Share Twin Cities’ LGBTQIA+ History Honored with Prestigious Award
June 16, 2023Alexander Ramsey House Reopens to the Public
June 15, 2023Minnesota Students Take Top Honors at National History Day Competition in Washington, DC
June 15, 20232023 Cohort of Native American Undergraduate Museum Fellowship Announced
June 9, 2023Historic Summer Adventures at Minnesota Historical Society Sites
June 6, 2023Bands on the Boulevard Showcases Musical Acts Representing World Cultures
June 5, 2023Courtyard Family Days at Mill City Museum
May 2023
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May 31, 2023Mississippi River Paddling Adventures at the Forest History Center
May 25, 2023Historic Forestville to Operate on a Limited Schedule for 2023 Season
May 16, 2023Mill City Museum Exhibit Celebrates the History of LGBTQIA+ Communities and Community Spaces Across Minneapolis
May 12, 2023Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend at Historic Fort Snelling
May 8, 2023New Exhibit at Split Rock Lighthouse Will Examine Relationships with Lake Superior
May 4, 2023Family-Friendly History Event On Track at James J. Hill House
May 3, 2023Split Rock Lighthouse Honors Gordon Lightfoot with Beacon Lighting
May 3, 2023Minneapolis-Based Anti-Racism Documentary Screening at the Minnesota History Center
April 2023
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April 25, 2023“Team Minnesota” Chosen to Participate in National History Day
April 25, 2023Celebrate the Coronation of King Charles III at the Snake River Fur Post
April 19, 2023Minnesota Historical Society Preserves and Digitizes Video Collection from 1973-1990 
April 13, 2023Hundreds of Students from Across Minnesota to Compete at State History Day
April 10, 2023“How to Become an American” Book Talk with Daniel Wolff at Mill City Museum
April 10, 2023Author Event at the Forest History Center: Making the Carry by Timothy Cochrane
April 5, 2023Legacy Amendment Supports $253,192 in Small Grants to History Organizations Throughout Minnesota
April 3, 2023Springtime at Minnesota Historical Society Sites and Museums