Learning in Community: St. Paul’s Little Africa

Sabrina’s Café & Deli 518 Snelling Avenue, St. Paul, MN

Build your cultural understanding and awareness of Minnesota's African cultures as you immerse yourself within St. Paul's Little Africa cultural corridor.

$30

Learning in Community: Hmong St. Paul

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

Build your cultural understanding and awareness as you immerse yourself within St. Paul's vibrant Hmong community through an interactive, in-person experience.

$30

All the World’s a Stage: Shakespeare 101

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

Join teaching artists from the Classical Actors Ensemble for fancy-free theater games and an introduction to Shakespeare’s world and works. The actors will guide you through family-friendly hands-on, participatory activities to tap your inner thespian.

Free

Directors’ Preview: Love’s Labor’s Lost, Shakespeare, and Gender

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

Hannah Steblay and Samantha V. Papke, directors of Classical Actors Ensemble’s performance of William Shakespeare’s Love’s Labor’s Lost, will be joined by Shakespeare scholar Dr. Amy Muse, associate professor of English at the University of St. Thomas, to preview some of the themes the play explores, and the complexity of gender in Shakespeare’s world.

Free

Shakespeare in Our Parks: Love’s Labor’s Lost

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

The Minnesota Humanities Center is proud to host the final outdoor performance of William Shakespeare's play, "Love’s Labor’s Lost," put on by Classical Actors Ensemble as part of the Shakespeare in Our Parks program, which travels to over 15 locations across the greater Twin Cities every summer.

Free

St. Paul – Learning from Place: Bdote

Fort Snelling State Park 101 Snelling Lake Road, St. Paul, MN

Learning from Place: Bdote is an immersive experience that brings participants to sites of great significance to Dakota people in the Twin Cities. Participants will learn from Dakota community members through stories and histories that have often been left out of our state’s history.

$75
Recurring

St. Cloud and ONLINE – Ancient Wisdom for Modern Times

Whitney Senior Center 527 Northway Drive, St. Cloud, MN

Engage in lively thought-provoking conversations on what it means to live a virtuous life. There are numerous reasons the insights of ancient philosophers such as Epicurus, Confucius, and Aristotle have stood the test of time.

$40
Recurring

St. Cloud and ONLINE – Ancient Wisdom for Modern Times

Whitney Senior Center 527 Northway Drive, St. Cloud, MN

Engage in lively thought-provoking conversations on what it means to live a virtuous life. There are numerous reasons the insights of ancient philosophers such as Epicurus, Confucius, and Aristotle have stood the test of time.

$40

Recurring

St. Cloud and ONLINE – Ancient Wisdom for Modern Times

Whitney Senior Center 527 Northway Drive, St. Cloud, MN

Engage in lively thought-provoking conversations on what it means to live a virtuous life. There are numerous reasons the insights of ancient philosophers such as Epicurus, Confucius, and Aristotle have stood the test of time.

$40

St. Paul – Educator Workshop: Black Freedom Struggles

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

Black Freedom Struggles will explore Black struggle as a global phenomenon with particular emphasis on historical and current movements led by Black communities.

$75
Recurring

St. Cloud and ONLINE – Ancient Wisdom for Modern Times

Whitney Senior Center 527 Northway Drive, St. Cloud, MN

Engage in lively thought-provoking conversations on what it means to live a virtuous life. There are numerous reasons the insights of ancient philosophers such as Epicurus, Confucius, and Aristotle have stood the test of time.

$40

Mankato – Poetry in the Parks (POSTPONED)

Blue Earth County Library 100 East Main Street, Mankato, 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