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Releases, alerts, and statements

August 2017
Release date Release
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
Release date Release
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
May 19, 2017 New Ways to Explore ‘WW1 America’ Include a New Search, a Big Sale and Donuts
May 12, 2017 Pine Ridge, South Dakota and Odanah, Wisconsin Artists Selected for 2017 Native American Artist-in-Residence Program
May 9, 2017 Alexander Ramsey House Continues Efforts to Reinvent the Historic Home by Adding New Guided Tours
May 8, 2017 July 2017 Events, Programs & Exhibits
May 5, 2017 Discover What’s New at 26 History Destinations This Summer
May 4, 2017 ‘Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces’
May 3, 2017 State History Day Competition Sends 60 Minnesota Students to Nationals
May 2, 2017 History Student Asking for Your Help to Tell the Story of a WWII Silent Hero
May 2, 2017 Cambridge-Isanti History Teacher Works to Tell the Story of a Fallen WWII Hero
April 2017
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April 28, 2017 Exhibit Juxtaposes Japanese Americans Incarcerated During WWII Alongside Photos of Them Today
April 26, 2017 New Mill City Museum Exhibit on the Confluence of the Mississippi and Minnesota Rivers
April 24, 2017 D’Amico Catering Announces the Opening of the Fully Updated Bushel & Peck Café at Mill City Museum
April 19, 2017 Oliver Kelley Farm Offers Great Visuals During Grand Opening Celebration May 6 & 7
April 19, 2017 Hmong American Day at Minnesota History Center May 14
April 12, 2017 June 2017 Events, Programs & Exhibits
April 4, 2017 MEDIA ALERT: Prince Display Honors Legend 1 Year After Passing
March 2017
Release date Release
March 29, 2017 200-Year-Old Fort Snelling Book Provides New Insights into Early Minnesota History
March 29, 2017 Design Work, Program Development Get Underway to Revitalize Historic Fort Snelling
March 16, 2017 MNHS Announces Latest Round of Legacy Small Grants
March 8, 2017 May 2017 Events, Programs and Exhibits
February 2017
Release date Release
February 24, 2017 Oliver Kelley Farm Logos
February 15, 2017 Oliver Kelley Farm Funding & Partners
February 15, 2017 Summer on the Oliver Kelley Farm
February 15, 2017 Spring on the Oliver Kelley Farm
February 15, 2017 Oliver Kelley Farm Exhibit Trail
February 15, 2017 Oliver Kelley Farm Program Spaces
February 15, 2017 Revitalized Kelley Farm Tells Story of Farming From Yesterday to Today
February 15, 2017 Oliver Kelley Farm Field Trips