St. Paul – We Are Water MN

State Capitol 75 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd, St. Paul, MN, United States

The We Are Water MN traveling exhibit examines three ways of knowing water: personal stories, historical content, and scientific information.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

Winona – We Are Water MN

Winona County Historical Society 160 Johnson Street, Winona, MN, United States

The We Are Water MN traveling exhibit examines three ways of knowing water: personal stories, historical content, and scientific information.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

Lake City – We Are Water MN

Lake City Public Library 201 South High Street, Lake City, MN, United States

The We Are Water MN traveling exhibit examines water issues statewide and in local communities through personal stories, histories, and scientific information.

Free

Golden Valley – Kumbayah The Juneteenth Story (Morning Performance)

Breck School 123 Ottawa Avenue North, Golden Valley, MN, United States

Kumbayah The Juneteenth Story written by Rose McGee is a 90-minute fictitious, two-act play that addresses a factual and traumatic time in our history – when news was deliberately withheld that Black people were no longer to be kept as slaves in this country. Storytelling and music weave together mesmerizing scenes.

Free

Golden Valley – Kumbayah The Juneteenth Story (Reception and Evening Performance)

Breck School 123 Ottawa Avenue North, Golden Valley, MN, United States

Kumbayah The Juneteenth Story written by Rose McGee is a 90-minute fictitious, two-act play that addresses a factual and traumatic time in our history – when news was deliberately withheld that Black people were no longer to be kept as slaves in this country. Storytelling and music weave together mesmerizing scenes.

Free

Alexandria – We Are Water MN

Legacy of the Lakes Museum 205 3rd Avenue West, Alexandria, MN, United States

The We Are Water MN traveling exhibit examines three ways of knowing water: personal stories, historical content, and scientific information.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

Fergus Falls – We Are Water MN

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

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

St. Paul – Shoua and the Northern Lights Dragon: Musical Performance and Discussion

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

Join us for a brand-new musical performance by Chione Quintet based on Twin Cities author Ka Vang’s Shoua and the Northern Lights Dragon. Hear this story set to beautiful and evocative music composed by fellow Minnesotan, Jocelyn Hagen, with narration by Ka Vang.

Free

POSTPONED – Mankato – Poetry in the Parks

Blue Earth County Library 100 East Main Street, Mankato, MN, United States

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

Hastings – We Are Water MN

Pleasant Hill Library 1490 South Frontage Road, Hastings, Minnesota, United States

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, United States

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