News Releases

May 2020
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May 5, 2020 Legacy Amendment Supports $388,00+ in Small Grants to History Organizations Across Minnesota
May 4, 2020 50+ Students From Across Minnesota Receive Top Honors to Compete at National History Day
April 2020
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April 28, 2020 Minnesota History Day Tackles COVID-19 By Shifting Competitions to New Virtual Format
April 23, 2020 Minnesota Historical Society to Document, Share COVID-19 Stories
April 16, 2020 MEDIA ALERT: Minnesota Historical Society Closes Sites and Museums Through June 30; Announces Partial Furlough of Staff
April 13, 2020 MNHS Reinforces Commitment to Inclusion with New Staff Appointments
April 10, 2020 MEDIA ALERT: Split Rock Lighthouse to Light Beacon Tonight to Support Fight Against COVID-19
April 8, 2020 MEDIA ALERT: Minnesota Historical Society Sites and Museums to Remain Closed Until At Least May 4
April 3, 2020 Discover a Variety of MNHS Resources to Engage in History at Home
April 2, 2020 MNHS Supports Distance Learning with Free Online Access to Its Minnesota History Textbook
March 2020
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March 26, 2020 MEDIA ALERT: Minnesota Historical Society Sites and Museums to Remain Closed Through May 1
March 13, 2020 MEDIA ALERT: Minnesota Historical Society Historic Sites and Museums Close to the Public Through March 31
March 12, 2020 MEDIA ALERT: Minnesota History Day Regional Competitions Move Online Due to COVID-19 Concerns
March 11, 2020 May 2020 Events, Programs and Exhibits
February 2020
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February 24, 2020 MEDIA ALERT: Expanded Spring Hours Kick Off March 1 at Split Rock Lighthouse
February 13, 2020 Minnesota Couple’s World War II Love Letters Join MNHS Collection Just in Time For Valentine’s Day
February 12, 2020 April 2020 Events, Programs & Exhibits
January 2020
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January 29, 2020 Minnesota Historical Society Preserves Warner Nature Center’s Archives After Its Closure
January 23, 2020 Legacy Amendment Supports $450,000+ in Small Grants to History Organizations Across Minnesota
January 15, 2020 St. Paul Student-Teacher Team Chosen to Study World War II in Hawaii
January 13, 2020 More than $4 Million in Large Grants Awarded to Support State History Across Minnesota
January 8, 2020 March 2020 Events, Programs & Exhibits
January 8, 2020 The History of ‘Minnesota History’ On View at the Minnesota History Center through March 29, 2020
December 2019
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December 12, 2019 Test Your Rock and Roll Knowledge with Music History Trivia at the Minnesota History Center in January, February and March
December 11, 2019 New Art Exhibit Investigates Climate Change in Northern Minnesota's Forests Through Botanical Arts
December 11, 2019 February 2020 Events, Programs & Exhibits
December 5, 2019 St. Paul Santa Donates Suit to Minnesota Historical Society After 30 Years of Bringing Christmas Cheer
December 2, 2019 MEDIA PREVIEW: 'Our Home: Native Minnesota' Exhibit Preview Week Starts Today, Monday, Dec. 2, Meet Artist Randilynn Boucher Friday, Dec. 6
November 2019
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November 26, 2019 100+ Newly Digitized Photo Albums Preserve Family Memories Throughout Minnesota History
November 20, 2019 2020 Exhibits from the Minnesota Historical Society
November 19, 2019 New Members Join Minnesota Historical Society Executive Council in 2020
November 14, 2019 Celebrate Holiday Traditions and Create Merry Memories at MNHS Historic Sites in December
November 13, 2019 Friday is Final Day for Public Input Survey on the Name for Historic Fort Snelling
November 13, 2019 January 2020 Events, Programs & Exhibits
November 8, 2019 MNHS Honors Excellence in Research and Writing for Minnesota History Magazine with Annual Solon J. Buck Award
November 5, 2019 MEDIA ALERT: Enjoy a Trip to MNHS Sites and Museums to Kick Off the Thanksgiving Holiday
October 2019
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October 29, 2019 New Mill City Museum Exhibit Showcases the Story of St. Anthony Falls Through Prints by Local Artist Gaylord Schanilec
October 28, 2019 MNHS Digitizes Andrew Volstead Papers to Mark 100th Anniversary of the National Prohibition Act Oct. 28
October 14, 2019 MEDIA ALERT: "#MeToo in Minnesota History" Opens Tomorrow in Irvine Community Gallery
October 10, 2019 Minnesota Historical Society Welcomes New Split Rock Lighthouse Manager
October 9, 2019 December 2019 Events, Programs & Exhibits
October 4, 2019 Legacy Amendment Supports $360,000+ in Small Grants to History Organizations Across Minnesota
September 2019
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September 30, 2019 Rare 1839 Map of Fort Snelling Now Accessible to Researchers in the Gale Family Library
September 26, 2019 Encounter Séances, Sweets and Scares at MNHS Historic Sites in October
September 24, 2019 MEDIA ALERT: 'Purple Rain' Motorcycle Rolls into History Center Today
September 17, 2019 ‘Our Home: Native Minnesota’ Opens Dec. 7, 2019, at Minnesota History Center
September 17, 2019 Our Home: Native Minnesota Exhibit Experience
September 17, 2019 Our Home: Native Minnesota Related Resources
September 17, 2019 Our Home: Native Minnesota Images
September 17, 2019 Our Home: Native Minnesota Exhibit Developers

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