Minnesota Humanities Center

Partnerships

The Minnesota Humanities Center (MHC) recognizes and understands the importance of gathering many voices and ideas. Of utitlizing other’s strengths and connections to promote the humanities. MHC partners with state agencies, nonprofits, schools and districts, and individuals to help develop, produce, promote impactful humanities-based programs and resources.

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Traveling Exhibits

We Are Water MN

“We Are Water MN” deepens connections between the humanities and water through a network of partnerships, a traveling exhibit, and public events. The traveling exhibit examines water issues statewide and in local communities through personal stories, histories, and scientific information.

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Why Treaties Matter

“Why Treaties Matter: Self-Government in the Dakota and Ojibwe Nations” is a nationally recognized, award-winning exhibit made in partnership with the Minnesota Indian Affairs Council and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian.

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2021-2022 Partnership Highlights

Understanding Our Duluth Lynchings:

Racial Violence in America and the Road to Justice and Reconciliation

On June 14, 2021, the Minnesota Humanities Center, in partnership with the Collaborative Legal Community Coalition (CLCC), hosted an online symposium, “Understanding Our Duluth Lynchings: Racial Violence in America and the Road to Justice and Reconciliation,” to commemorate the anniversary of the 1920 lynchings. The program provided a broad perspective on racial violence, and highlighted the need for truth, accountability, justice, and reconciliation.

The Time is Now to Put Minnesota Children First

The Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank and MHC partnered to host forums across Minnesota promoting equitable education in Minnesota. Particpants included Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari, former Supreme Court Justice Alan Page, and MHC CEO Kevin Lindsey, and local educators and administrators.

Spotlight Series: Reconsidering Patriotism, Public Service, and Civic Engagement

MHC partnered with the University of Minnesota’s Institute for Advanced Studey to present 2021-2022 Spotlight Series: Spotlight Series: Reconsidering Patriotism, Public Service, and Civic Engagement. The six-part series focused on patriotism, public service, and civic engagement. MHC CEO Kevin Lindsey moderated.

Omaha Public Schools

In Summer 2022, MHC will conclude and ten-year partnership with Omaha Public Schools. Over the course of this partnership, MHC has planned, led, and facilitated thousands of hours of professional development opportunities to K-12 teachers in the district.