St. Paul – From Mountains to Lakes: Stories Of Hmong Women

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

MHC is proud to collaborate with Hmong Women Achieving Together to host From Mountains to Lakes: Stories of Hmong Women, an event recognizing the perseverance and contributions of Hmong women in Minnesota since arriving nearly 50 years ago.

Free

St. Paul – Veterans Voices Month Celebration

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

October is Veterans Voices Month in Minnesota. Veterans and civilians are invited to gather at Minnesota Humanities Center for a dinner and poetry reading honoring the experiences of those serving the U.S. military from the margins, including women, immigrants, LGBTQ individuals, Black, and American Indian service members among others.

Free

St. Paul – Poetry Sparks! Youth Writing Workshop

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

Are you a young person (13-19 years of age) who writes poetry or aspires to start writing poetry? Do you want to connect with other youth writers? Then join us for the Poetry Sparks! Youth Writing Workshop with Minnesota’s Poet Laureate Gwen Nell Westerman, and former St. Paul Youth Poet Laureate Chavah Gabrielle.

Free

St. Paul – Feeding Our Souls: The Essence of Latino Joy

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

The aroma of inviting cuisine continues to fill the halls of the Minnesota Humanities Center as we commemorate Latino Cultural Heritage Month through food.

$20

St. Paul – Our Ancestors Are Us: An Asian Adoptee Life Writing Workshop

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

As part of the Minnesota Humanities Center’s writing and reflection offerings, we are excited to collaborate with Jennifer Kwon Dobbs to host Our Ancestors Are Us: An Asian Adoptee Life Writing Workshop, a project funded by the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council.

Free

St. Paul – Fall Metro Indian Education Gathering

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

Join us for the Fall Metro Indian Education Gathering. Anyone connected to American Indian Education and/or American Indian students are welcome to attend.

Free

St. Paul – Poetry Encuentro: A Latine Poetry Gathering

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

This poetry encuentro will bring together Latine community members to engage in storytelling based on Latine literary traditions. We want to recognize the complex and inspiring stories of Minnesota's Latine community and their contribution to Minnesota's diverse and vibrant cultural heritage.

$30

St. Paul – National Read a Book Day

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

The Minnesota Humanities Center (MHC) invites book lovers of all ages to the lawn of MHC for a read-in gathering to celebrate National Read a Book Day. Bring the book of your choice, a blanket or chair, and join in celebration by reading in community.

Free

St. Paul – Headscarf Story Circle: The Promise

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

Headscarf Story Circle is a series of offerings that recognizes the strength and resiliency of women. Join us for a day-long retreat filled with cultural dancing and sharing, food, and many ways to memorialize the promise through writing, comedy, painting, and creating a personal artifact.

$20

St. Paul – Minnesota Writers Series: Rose McGee Children’s Book Release

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

Minnesota Humanities Center, in partnership with Minnesota Historical Society Press, is pleased to host the launch of Rose McGee's new children's book, "Can't Nobody Make a Sweet Potato Pie Like Our Mama!”

Free

St. Paul – Critical Conversation: The Art and Response to Castile and Floyd

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

Be part of a Critical Conversation with gifted artists Ta-coumba T. Aiken and Seitu Ken Jones as they reflect on creating art in these tumultuous times, how art sparks change at personal and societal levels, and how we build our futures in the Twin Cities with equity and inclusion so that everyone thrives.

Free