Winona – Sketches of Minnesota

Peter's Biergarten 54 East 3rd Street, Winona, MN, United States

Registration now open! Join the Minnesota Humanities Center, Danger Boat Productions, and local host partners for the inaugural Sketches of Minnesota civic improv comedy tour! These free events will use laughter and comedy to celebrate Minnesota communities, promote dialogue, bridge divides, and help find ways to work constructively across differences in today’s political environment.

Free

Rochester – Poetry Sparks! Lines, Lyrics, & Laureates

Historic Chateau Theater 15 1st Street Southwest, Rochester, MN, United States

Celebrate National Poetry Month with us! Join Minnesota’s Poet Laureate Gwen Nell Westerman and City of Rochester Poet Laureate Jean Prokott for Poetry Sparks! Lines, Lyrics, & Laureates. At this family friendly event, Gwen and Jean will share some of their poetry, and then help you write your own.

Free

Duluth – We Are Water MN

Hartley Nature Center 3001 Woodland Ave, Duluth, 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The We Are Water MN traveling exhibit examines three ways of knowing water: personal stories, historical content, and scientific information.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

Dakota and Ojibwe Languages Symposium

Treasure Island Resort 5734 Sturgeon Lake Rd, Welch, MN, United States

The Minnesota Indian Affairs Council’s Language Revitalization Working Group, partnering with the Minnesota Humanities Center, is hosting the 3rd annual Dakota & Ojibwe Languages Symposium! This two-day symposium will be held on Thursday, Feb. 29th and Friday, March 1st at Treasure Island Resort and Casino.

$30

Staples – Including An Indigenous Lens that Honors the Past, Present, and Future

Sourcewell 202 12th Street NE, Spicer, United States

In this session of Excavating Excellence: A Speaker Series and Cohort offered by Sourcewell, we will excavate a perspective that is too often minimized, misrepresented, or sometimes completely absent: the perspective of our nation's first people.

$80