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January 2018
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January 9, 2018 Red Lake Student Selected to Tell a Hero's Tale in Normandy, France
December 2017
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December 20, 2017 20,000+ Low-Income Students Visit MNHS Historic Sites with Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund Support
December 13, 2017 February 2018 Events, Programs and Exhibits
November 2017
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November 28, 2017 New Members Join Minnesota Historical Society Executive Council in 2018
November 27, 2017 Minnesota Historical Society Director and CEO D. Stephen Elliott to Retire June 1, 2018
November 21, 2017 New Oral Histories Document the Stories of Minnesota’s Somali and Oromo Communities
November 8, 2017 January 2018 Events, Programs and Exhibits
November 2, 2017 Holidays Will Soon Be Here at MNHS Historic Sites
October 2017
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October 25, 2017 Photo Opp: Rare Japanese Friendship Doll Returns to Minnesota from Tokyo
October 23, 2017 New Photography Exhibit Features Icons of the Minneapolis Sound from Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis to Prince
October 11, 2017 December 2017 Events, Programs & Exhibits
October 3, 2017 MNHS Announces Latest Round of Legacy Small Grants
October 2, 2017 The 1968 Exhibit: Exhibit Walkthrough
October 2, 2017 The 1968 Exhibit: Images
October 2, 2017 The 1968 Exhibit: Historical Background
October 2, 2017 The 1968 Exhibit: Related Programs
October 2, 2017 50 Years After 1968, How Far Have We Come?
October 2, 2017 The 1968 Exhibit: Timeline
September 2017
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September 27, 2017 Celebrate Halloween, Harvest Season, Day of the Dead and More This October
September 25, 2017 Innovative Game-Based Field Trips Expand to ‘Minnesota’s Greatest Generation' Exhibit
September 21, 2017 National Award Recognizes MNHS’ Work with Memory Loss Community
September 13, 2017 New Oliver Kelley Visitor Center Earns Gold LEED® Certification
September 12, 2017 November 2017 Events, Programs and Exhibits
August 2017
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August 21, 2017 “Attack on New Ulm: One Painting, Many Perspectives” Opens at James J. Hill House Sept. 16
August 17, 2017 Celebrate the Great Minnesota Get-Together with MNHS
August 9, 2017 October 2017 Events, Programs and Exhibits
August 4, 2017 Charles Lindbergh House and Museum Partners with The National WWII Museum to Provide Hand-Knit Scarves to Local Veterans
August 3, 2017 Renewing What They Gave Us IMAGES
August 3, 2017 Mexican and Mexican-American Veterans from St. Paul’s West Side Featured in New Photography Exhibit
August 3, 2017 Contemporary Native American Artists Connect with Traditional Art Forms in New Exhibit
August 2, 2017 “Reconciling History: Views on Two Minnesota Paintings,” Opening Aug. 11, 2017
July 2017
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July 31, 2017 Fall Programs Support Extension of “WW1 America” Exhibit at Minnesota History Center
July 31, 2017 Media Can Reprint 600+ Articles on Local History from MNopedia, MNHS’ Online Encyclopedia of Minnesota
July 29, 2017 WW1 America: Mural Project
July 29, 2017 PHOTO OPP: “WW1 America” Exhibit Extended, WW1-era Model T Cars Visit History Center Today
July 12, 2017 September 2017 Events, Programs & Exhibits
July 11, 2017 Minnesota Celebrates $310 Million Restoration of State Capitol
July 11, 2017 Upcoming Programs and Events at the Minnesota State Capitol
July 10, 2017 MEDIA ALERT: Family Donates Personal Items to MNHS from WWII Soldier Sgt. James Hubert
July 6, 2017 MNHS Remembers 35W Bridge Collapse in Collections and New Display
June 2017
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June 28, 2017 Virginia, Minn., Fountain and Rock Garden Earn National Recognition
June 28, 2017 New Donations from Macy’s Help Tell a Century of Stories at Former Downtown Dayton’s Store
June 26, 2017 MNHS Announces Latest Round of Legacy Small Grants
June 22, 2017 Organizations Receive $402,675 in Grants to Support Minnesota’s History and Cultural Resources
June 16, 2017 Minnesota Students Take Top Honors at National History Day Competition in Washington, D.C.
June 14, 2017 August 2017 Events, Programs & Exhibits
June 12, 2017 Twin Cities Students Earn Scholarships from Minnesota Historical Society
May 2017
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May 31, 2017 New Exhibit Showcases the Creative Voices of Minnesota’s Early 20th-Century Art Scene
May 26, 2017 Minnesota Historical Society Thanks Governor Dayton, Legislature for Funding
May 24, 2017 Makeshift Prison Weapons and Tools Offer a Glimpse of Life Behind Bars at Stillwater Prison