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. 

Professional Development

In-Person and Online Professional Development opportunities are part of the Humanities Center's Minnesota Education Strategy.

In-Person Professional Development

Increase Engagement Through Absent Narratives
Intended Audience: K-12 Educators and Education Professionals
Date: Friday, October 9, 2015
Time: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: Minnesota Humanities Center (map)
Cost: $90 per person, includes breakfast, lunch, afternoon snack and materials
Clock Hours: 8
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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

Public Programs are part of the Humanities Center's Minnesota Education Strategy.

Bdote Field Trip

Date: Saturday, August 23, 2015
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: Minnesota Humanities Center (map)
Cost: $90 per person
Clock Hours: K-12 educators can receive 8 clock hours upon request.
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Traveling Exhibits

Always Lost: A Meditation on War is part of the Humanities Center's Veterans' Voices programming.

Always Lost: A Meditation on War

July 31-August 21,  Metropolitan State University, St. Paul

September 4-September 25, South Central Community College, Faribault

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Why Treaties Matter was created in partnership with the Minnesota Indian Affairs Council and the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian.

Why Treaties Matter

June 8-August 28 - Northern Lights Casino, Walker

September 7-September 25 - Northland Community School, Remer

October 5-October 21 - Hibbing Community College, Hibbing

November 2-November 17 - MacRostie Art Center, Grand Rapids

November 23-December 18 - Central Lakes Community College, Brainerd

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