News Releases

September 2019
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September 17, 2019 Our Home: Native Minnesota Images
September 17, 2019 Our Home: Native Minnesota Exhibit Developers
September 16, 2019 MEDIA ALERT: Get to Know Prince Before ‘Purple Rain’ with Allen Beaulieu Photo Exhibit and Dez Dickerson Panel Discussion, Sept. 21 and Oct. 1 at the Minnesota History Center
September 11, 2019 November 2019 Events, Programs & Exhibits
September 9, 2019 MEDIA ALERT: Public Meetings Scheduled Statewide to Gather Input on the Name for Historic Fort Snelling
August 2019
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August 29, 2019 $242,129 National Endowment for the Humanities Grant Supports Digitizing Minnesota Newspapers in MNHS Collection
August 21, 2019 In Support of Expanded Stories, MNHS to Gather Public Input on the Name for Historic Fort Snelling
August 15, 2019 MEDIA ALERT: MNHS Adds Local History to the Great Minnesota Get-Together
August 14, 2019 October 2019 Events, Programs and Exhibits
August 8, 2019 MEDIA ALERT: Dr. Daniel Immerwahr, Author of “How to Hide an Empire," Offers Free Talk at Historic Fort Snelling's Making of Modern America Day Aug. 17
August 5, 2019 Shaping an Icon Through Rarely Seen Prince Images
August 1, 2019 MEDIA ALERT: Mill City Live Outdoor Concert Series Kicks Off Next Week
July 2019
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July 31, 2019 Mill City Museum’s Water Lab Exhibit Gets First Major Updates Since Opening in 2003
July 15, 2019 New Exhibit at Mill City Museum Explores African-American Architects Who Shaped Minnesota
July 10, 2019 September 2019 Events, Programs and Exhibits
July 9, 2019 Native American Artists-in-Residence to Focus on Dakota Arts and Games and Ojibwe Woodcarving
July 8, 2019 $370,000+ in Legacy Small Grants Support History Projects Across Minnesota
July 1, 2019 Charles Lindbergh’s Flight Goggles Join Minnesota Historical Society Collection
June 2019
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June 28, 2019 MEDIA ALERT: Celebrate Fourth of July at MNHS Historic Sites and Museums
June 26, 2019 MEDIA ALERT: Free Outdoor Concert Series Features the Music of First Avenue Every Tuesday in July
June 13, 2019 Minnesota Students Take Top Honors at National History Day Competition in Washington, D.C.
June 12, 2019 August 2019 Events, Programs, and Exhibits
June 10, 2019 MEDIA ALERT: Discover Stories of Minnesota’s Secret WWII Language School in a New Panel Exhibit
May 2019
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May 31, 2019 MEDIA ALERT: New Free Exhibit Features the Work of Five Native Teen Photographers
May 22, 2019 MNHS Completes Project Documenting Vietnam War Stories of Nearly 100 Minnesotans—From Veterans to Refugees
May 21, 2019 'Somalis + Minnesota' Exhibit to Live On at Somali Museum of Minnesota After Closing June 9 at the MN History Center
May 20, 2019 Memorial Day Weekend Kicks off Summer at MNHS
May 20, 2019 Take a Historic Adventure with MNHS This Summer
May 16, 2019 New Exhibit Featuring MNHS Fashion Collections Opens Today at Minneapolis Institute of Art
May 9, 2019 MNHS Offers Free Admission to U.S. Military Members and Their Families in Summer 2019
May 8, 2019 Minnesota History Day Students Receive Special Awards in 25+ Categories from Immigration History to Business History at State Competition
May 8, 2019 July 2019 Events, Programs and Exhibits
May 7, 2019 50+ Students From Across Minnesota Receive Top Honors to Compete at National History Day in Washington, D.C
May 2, 2019 MNHS Expands Its Work with Veterans at Historic Fort Snelling, Including Free Admission Offer
April 2019
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April 30, 2019 MNHS and U of M Celebrate First Graduates of the Heritage Studies and Public History Program
April 25, 2019 1,000+ Students From Across Minnesota Compete in State History Day at University of Minnesota May 4
April 12, 2019 $300,000+ in Legacy Small Grants Support History Projects Across Minnesota
April 10, 2019 June 2019 Events, Programs and Exhibits
March 2019
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March 13, 2019 Free March Workshops Help those Living with Dementia and their Caregivers Use Museums to Better their Lives
March 13, 2019 May 2019 Events, Programs and Exhibits
March 11, 2019 New Exhibit Explores the History of the Ojibwe Jingle Dress and Marks Its 100th Anniversary
March 8, 2019 MEDIA ALERT: New Free Exhibit Shares Stories of Immigrants to Minnesota From 22 Different Countries
February 2019
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February 28, 2019 MNHS Adds Personal Papers of Minnesota Authors Maud Hart Lovelace and Delos Lovelace to Collections
February 28, 2019 Starch Madness: Will Your Favorite Cookie ‘Crumble’ Under the Pressure?
February 21, 2019 ‘Eternal Beauty’ Exhibit Focuses on Landscape Art of Minnesota Painter Nicholas Brewer
February 15, 2019 Split Rock Lighthouse’s Longest-Serving Keeper Retires After Nearly Four Decades on Lake Superior
February 13, 2019 Historic Fort Snelling Renderings
February 13, 2019 April 2019 Events, Programs and Exhibits
February 8, 2019 Get an All-Access Pass with New ‘First Avenue’ Exhibit
February 8, 2019 First Avenue: Exhibit Experience