Loading Events

← Back to Events

Minnesota History Center

345 W Kellogg Blvd
Saint Paul,55102United States

April 2024

History Forum – Making America’s Public Lands

April 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Minnesota History Center, 345 W Kellogg Blvd
Saint Paul,55102United States
+ Google Map
$12 – $16

Since 2004, the Minnesota Historical Society's History Forum has explored the richness, expansiveness, and complexity of American history with some of the nation’s best scholars. That tradition continues in 2024 with six lectures highlighting the diversity and excellence of today’s historical scholarship. Join environmental historian Adam Sowards as he traces the long history of public lands in the United States from the beginning of the republic to current events. The concept of “public” has always been one of competing visions…

Find out more »

NAAIR In The Gallery: “Gifts of the Nettle” with Fern Renville

April 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on April 21, 2024 at 10:00 am

One event on April 28, 2024 at 10:00 am

Minnesota History Center, 345 W Kellogg Blvd
Saint Paul,55102United States
+ Google Map
Free

Join us at the Minnesota History Center for a three-part “Artists In The Gallery” series. Watch a demonstration and participate in Nettle plant fiber weaving with Fern Renville, 2023 Native American Artist in Residence. Throughout the day, Fern will be demonstrating how nettle plant fiber can be processed into cordage and will be weaving a community fishing net. Fern is an artist and a member of the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate who is working to bring her experience with fiber art,…

Find out more »

“The Green Book: Guide to Freedom: Film & Discussion

April 27 @ 1:00 pm - June 20 @ 2:30 pm
Minnesota History Center, 345 W Kellogg Blvd
Saint Paul,55102United States
+ Google Map
Free

Learn about the history and legacy of Victor H. Green’s travel guide for African Americans, The Negro Motorist Green Book. This program will include a screening of the Smithsonian Channel documentary The Green Book: Guide to Freedom, followed by a discussion with Nieeta Presley about local establishments that were listed in the guide. Published from 1936 to 1966, The Negro Motorist Green Book helped Black travelers safely navigate the United States by directing them toward businesses that did not discriminate…

Find out more »

May 2024

Minnesota History Center Free Thursday Nights in May Sponsored by Donaldson Company

May 2 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until May 30, 2024

Minnesota History Center, 345 W Kellogg Blvd
Saint Paul,55102United States
+ Google Map
Free

Explore the sweep of Minnesota history with your family and friends during Donaldson Free Thursday Nights at the Minnesota History Center! From 4 to 8 pm on Thursday nights in May, all visitors receive free admission to the History Center and its exhibits, including The Life & Art of Charles M. Schulz, which follows the artistic talent behind the Peanuts from his St. Paul roots to international and enduring popularity. Things to Do The Minnesota History Center explores our state…

Find out more »

Celebrating Black Composers Concert with the SPCO

May 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Minnesota History Center, 345 W Kellogg Blvd
Saint Paul,55102United States
+ Google Map
$10

Join members of the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra for a concert highlighting the work of African American composers from the late 19th century to the present day. In the decades after Emancipation, Black American culture and music flourished alongside the continued fight for full citizenship, including within the world of classical music. Come listen to the artistic achievements of Black Americans who have pushed the bounds of social and artistic inclusion for over a century. The program will feature guest…

Find out more »

Minnesota State Band Spring Concert

May 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Minnesota History Center, 345 W Kellogg Blvd
Saint Paul,55102United States
+ Google Map
Free

Celebrate Minnesota Statehood Day with the Minnesota State Band and their spring concert, “History, Pageantry, Variety.” Enjoy a program filled with historic marches, celebratory fanfares, folk songs, operatic overtures, and the premiere of the Band’s composition contest winner. Selections will include “Washington Greys” (first performed by the band 100 years ago), “Jubilee Overture” by Philip Sparke, “One Life Beautiful” by Julie Giroux, and favorites from Sousa, Saint-Saens, Mozart, Dukas, and more. The Minnesota State Band is the Official Band of…

Find out more »

“SOVEREIGN Suite” Film Screening and Conversation with PaviElle French

May 19 @ 3:00 pm - August 6 @ 5:00 pm
Minnesota History Center, 345 W Kellogg Blvd
Saint Paul,55102United States
+ Google Map
Free

Join vocalist and interdisciplinary artist, PaviElle French in a screening of and conversation about her film, SOVEREIGN Suite. As a continuation of the 2021 SOVEREIGN album, the SOVEREIGN Suite album and companion film focus on themes of hope for liberty and a unified future for Black people following the political and social unrest during the pandemic and after George Floyd’s death. A community discussion with artists, musicians, and educators will follow the screening. PaviElle French (PaviElle) is a professional vocalist…

Find out more »
+ Export Events

We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.

To submit an event for consideration, consult our calendar policies and guidelines.