Fergus Falls – We Are Water MN

Fergus Falls Public Library 205 East Hampden Avenue, Fergus Falls, MN

The We Are Water MN traveling exhibit examines three ways of knowing water: personal stories, historical content, and scientific information. Visitors can explore stories both local and statewide and share their own stories of water’s importance in their life.

Free

Minneapolis – Why Treaties Matter

University of Minnesota Communty of Scholars Program Lounge 10 Church Street #375, Minneapolis, MN

"Why Treaties Matter: Self-Government in the Dakota and Ojibwe Nations” explores relationships between Dakota and Ojibwe Indian Nations and the U.S. government in this place we now call Minnesota.

Free

Stillwater – Why Treaties Matter

Trinity Lutheran Church 115 4th Street North, Stillwater, MN

"Why Treaties Matter: Self-Government in the Dakota and Ojibwe Nations” explores relationships between Dakota and Ojibwe Indian Nations and the U.S. government in this place we now call Minnesota.

Free

St. Paul & Online – Truth, Equity, & Justice: How We Make Our Way Forward (Again) Together Conference

Mitchell Hamline School of Law 875 Summit Avenue, St. Paul, MN

Generations of scholars have argued that America will never be whole until reparations are provided for the moral debt created by slavery, Jim Crow laws, and the vestiges of the caste system it created. The international cry for justice after the murder of Mr. George Floyd and the stark racial disparities lead bare by the […]

Free

Minneapolis – Learning in Community: LGBTQ+ History in Downtown Minneapolis

Minneapolis Community and Technical College 1501 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN

Grow your understanding of this history with an interactive, in-person walking tour of downtown/central Minneapolis, an area deeply entangled with LGBTQ+ people’s stories, movements, and place in the world.

$20

Hastings – We Are Water MN

Pleasant Hill Library 1490 South Frontage Road, Hastings, Minnesota

The We Are Water MN traveling exhibit examines three ways of knowing water: personal stories, historical content, and scientific information. Visitors can explore stories both local and statewide and share their own stories of water’s importance in their life.

Free

Eagan – We Are Water MN

Lebanon Hills Visitor Center 860 Cliff Road, Eagan, MN

The We Are Water MN traveling exhibit examines three ways of knowing water: personal stories, historical content, and scientific information. Visitors can explore stories both local and statewide and share their own stories of water’s importance in their life.

Free

POSTPONED – Austin – Poetry in the Parks

Austin Public Library 323 4th Avenue Northeast, Austin, MN

Students in grades 5-8 are invited to join Minnesota’s Poet Laureate Gwen Westerman and fellow poet Michael Torres* for a daylong writing workshop at Minnesota State Parks. Alongside the poets, students will explore the beauty of nature and write their own poems. Students will receive instruction and encouragement to write in their home languages as well as English.

Free

St. Paul – Armed With Language: Film Talk

Plank Museum and Visitors Center at Historic Fort Snelling 200 Tower Avenue, St. Paul, MN

In the height of WWII, Historic Ft. Snelling was home to a little-known Military Intelligence Service Language School (MISLS). Thousands of Nisei men and women (second generation Japanese Americans) were trained as linguists and translators and played a crucial role in helping the U.S. to end the war. Join producer Katie O’Rourke as she engages the film’s writer David Mura in a reflective conversation, a year on from the debut of the film.

Free

POSTPONED – Worthington – Poetry in the Parks

Nobles County Library 407 12th Street, Worthington, MN

Students in grades 5-8 are invited to join Minnesota’s Poet Laureate Gwen Westerman and fellow poet Michael Torres* for a daylong writing workshop at Minnesota State Parks. Alongside the poets, students will explore the beauty of nature and write their own poems. Students will receive instruction and encouragement to write in their home languages as well as English.

Free

St. Paul – Event Center Annual Open House

Minnesota Humanities Event Center 987 Ivy Avenue East, Saint Paul, MN

You and a guest are invited to join us for our Event Center’s annual open house! Bring your colleagues and friends and stop in anytime between 11:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. to see our beautiful space and have lunch on us!

Free

Online – Teaching Bdote

Online

Teaching Bdote: Tools for Teaching American Indian Content is designed for educators who have attended, or are planning to attend, Learning from Place: Bdote. This workshop is especially useful for developing unique classroom content to align with Minnesota State Social Studies Standards.

$20