Programs & Events

The Minnesota Humanities Center is dedicated to bringing informative, enlightening, and engaging events to educators and the community. Whether you are a teacher looking to expand your humanities-based content in the classroom, or simply want to deepen your understanding of the changing world around you, the Humanities Center is committed to providing all Minnesotans opportunities to build relationships, listen to stories, and learn from one-another. 

In-Person Professional Development

Increase Engagement Through Absent Narratives

Date: Friday, July 29, 2016
Time: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: Minnesota Humanities Center
Cost: $90 per person, includes breakfast, lunch, afternoon snack, and materials
8 clock hours available upon request
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Registration for the July 29 Increase Engagement Through Absent Narratives has closed.

Date: Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Time: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: Minnesota Humanities Center, 987 Ivy Ave E, St. Paul, MN 55106
Cost: $90 per person, includes breakfast, lunch, afternoon snack, and materials
8 clock hours available upon request
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Online Professional Development

Increase  Engagement Through Absent Narratives

Course Type: Online Self-Study
Intended Audience: K-12 Educators
Cost: $30
Clock Hours: 6
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The Abolitionist Movement

Course Type: Online Self-Study
Intended Audience: 6-12 Educators
Scholar: Dr. Keith Mayes
Cost: $15
Clock Hours: 2
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Black Independent Institutions in the Revolutionary Era

Course Type: Online Self-Study
Intended Audience: 6-12 Educators
Scholar: Dr. Keith Mayes
Cost: $15
Clock Hours: 2
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African American History in Minnesota

Course Type: Online Self-Study
Intended Audience: K-12 Educators
Cost: $30
Clock Hours: 6
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Public Programs

War and Remembrance

Date: Tuesday, August 2
Time: 7-9 p.m.
Location: Minnesota Humanities Center, 987 Ivy Ave E, St. Paul, MN 55106
Cost: Free and open to the public
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An Evening of Stories with Veterans' Voices

Date: Thursday, August 4
Time: 7-9 p.m.
Location: Sidhe Brewing Co., 652 Jenks Ave E, St. Paul, MN 55106
Cost: Free and open to the public
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Bdote Field Trips

Date: Sunday, September 25, 2016
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: Minnesota Humanities Center
Cost: $90 per person, includes transportation to sites, lunch, and materials
7 clock hours available upon request
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Echoes of War

Public discussion group in St. Paul
Dates: Tuesdays, October 11, 18, 25 & November 1
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Location: Minnesota Humanities Center, 987 Ivy Ave E, St. Paul, MN 55106
Please plan to attend all four sessions, 8 clock hours available upon request
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Public discussion group in Northfield Dates: Tuesdays, October 11, 18, 25 & November 1
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Location: Carleton College, Building TBD, Northfield, MN 55057 (Oct. 11, 18, 25)
Minnesota Humanities Center, 987 Ivy Ave E, St. Paul, MN 55106 (Nov. 1)
Please plan to attend all four sessions, 8 clock hours available upon request
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Traveling Exhibits

Water/Ways - Museum on Main Street

2016
June 25-August 7 - Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center, Spicer/New London

August 13-September 25 - Nicollet County Historical Society, St. Peter

October 1-November 13 - Goodhue County Historical Society, Red Wing

November 19-January 1 - Audubon Center of the North Woods, Sandstone

2017
January 7-February 19 - Lanesboro Arts, Lanesboro

February 25-April 9 - Becker County Historical Society, Detroit Lakes

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