Media Room

Media contacts:  
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

June 2024
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Minnesota Historical Society Celebrates the Past and Present of Juneteenth
Minnesota Students Take Top Honors at National History Day Competition
Historic Forestville Opens with New Experiences for Visitors Historic Forestville
Historic Adventures Await this Summer
Celebrating 100+ Students in Native American Undergraduate Museum Fellowship Program
May 2024
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Mill City Museum to Host “Theater of Public Policy: Queer Spaces, Twin Cities Places” Mill City Museum
Minnesota Historical Society Approves Repatriation of Mankato Hanging Rope to Prairie Island Indian Community
“Team Minnesota” Heads to National History Day in June
Split Rock Lighthouse to Host Annual Free North Shore Community Night Split Rock Lighthouse
Celebrating Purple Rain’s 40th Anniversary: Prince Costume on Display at MN History Center
Photography Exhibit Tells Stories of Our State at the Minnesota State Capitol Minnesota State Capitol
Minnesota Historical Society Increases Access to History in 2024
April 2024
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Minnesota Historical Society Statement Regarding Mankato Hanging Rope
Hundreds of Students from Across Minnesota Compete in State History Day
Applications Sought for Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Grant Program
Going Out, Coming In: LGBTQ+ Spaces in Downtown Minneapolis Returns to Mill City Museum
Spring into Action: Celebrate the History of the Season
March 2024
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Exhibit Featuring Vibrant Night Sky Photography Coming to Mille Lacs Indian Museum
Legacy Amendment Supports $214,476 in Small Grants to History Organizations Throughout Minnesota
February 2024
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Honoring the Past and Embracing the Future: Celebrating Women’s History Month
Mill City Museum Wins Fifth Place in Best History Museum Contest Mill City Museum
Minnesota Historical Society Highlights Collections Care During History Matters Day at the Capitol
History and Science Come Together for STEM Family Day at Mill City Museum
History Forum Takes a Deeper Dive Into the Politics of the Peanuts Gang
Native American Museum Fellowship Aims to Reshape Native Narratives in Museum Work
January 2024
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Minnesota Historical Society Welcomes New Artists for 10th Year of Native American Artist-in-Residence Program
Black History is Minnesota History: Celebrate at Minnesota History Center
Legacy Amendment Supports $315,731 in Small Grants to History Organizations Throughout Minnesota
Legacy Amendment Supports $6,691,191 in Large Grants to History Organizations Throughout Minnesota
Goalie Mask Designed by Native Artist and Worn by MN Wild Goaltender Acquired by Minnesota Historical Society
Exhibition Spotlighting the Perseverance of African Americans Coming to Minnesota History Center
Mill City Museum Nominated for Nation’s Best History Museum
December 2023
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Winter Lecture Series Returning to the Forest History Center in 2024
Tours, Lectures, and Family Fun Featured in Winter Events at Minnesota Historical Society Sites
November 2023
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Visit Santa Claus at Split Rock Lighthouse this Holiday Season
Horse-Drawn Sleigh Rides Coming to Forest History Center this Winter
Five New Members Elected to the Minnesota Historical Society Executive Council
Holidays on the Hill Returns to the James J. Hill House in December
Legacy Amendment Supports $313,062 in Small Grants to History Organizations Throughout Minnesota
New Exhibit at Mill City Museum to Feature Vibrant Photos of Minnesota’s Night Sky
Silent 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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Split Rock Lighthouse to Host Annual Edmund Fitzgerald Memorial Beacon Lighting
Program Launches to Teach Minnesota Students About Native American History and Culture
Six Top Scholars Highlight a Diverse Range of Complex and Rich American Stories
“Lest We Forget”: Powerful Art Exhibit Opens at the Minnesota State Capitol
No Tricks, All Treats at Oliver Kelley Farm
Mayor Humphrey of Minneapolis: 1945-48 Film Premiering at Minnesota History Center
Powerful New Photo Exhibit Spotlights Native American Resilience and Strength