Programs & Events

The Minnesota Humanities Center is dedicated to bringing informative, enlightening, and engaging events to educators and the community. Whether you are a teacher looking to expand your humanities-based content in the classroom, or simply want to deepen your understanding of the changing world around you, the Humanities Center is committed to providing all Minnesotans opportunities to build relationships, listen to stories, and learn from one-another. 

In-Person Professional Development

Increase Engagement Through Absent Narratives

Date: Friday, April 28, 2017
Time: 12 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Location: Camp Ripley, 15000 MN115, Little Falls, MN 56345
Cost: $90 per person, includes lunch, afternoon snack, dinner, and materials
8 clock hours available upon request

Date: Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Time: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: Minnesota Humanities Center
Cost: $90 per person, includes breakfast, lunch, afternoon snack, and materials
8 clock hours available upon request

Date: Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Time: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: Minnesota Humanities Center
Cost: $90 per person, includes breakfast, lunch, afternoon snack, and materials
8 clock hours available upon request
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Veterans' Voices Workshop for Educators

Date: Friday, April 28-Sunday, April 30, 2017
Time: 12:00 p.m. (Friday)-12:00 p.m. (Sunday)
Location: Camp Ripley, 15000 Minnesota 115, Little Falls, MN 56345
Cost: This workshop is offered at no cost to participants
Intended Audience: Secondary Educators (Grades 6-12) 
24 clock hours available upon request
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Educator Institute

Date: Sunday, June 25 - Friday, June 30, 2017
Location: Minnesota Humanities Center, 987 Ivy Ave E, St. Paul, MN 55106
Cost: $300 per person non-refundable registration fee, due upon acceptance
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Using Blues Vision in the Classroom

Date: Tuesday, July 25 - Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Time: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: Minnesota Humanities Center
Cost: $110
Intended Audience: Secondary Educators (Grades 6-12)
14 clock hours available upon request
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Online Professional Development

Increase  Engagement Through Absent Narratives

Course Type: Online Self-Study
Intended Audience: K-12 Educators
Cost: $30
Clock Hours: 6
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The Abolitionist Movement

Course Type: Online Self-Study
Intended Audience: 6-12 Educators
Scholar: Dr. Keith Mayes
Cost: $15
Clock Hours: 2
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Black Independent Institutions in the Revolutionary Era

Course Type: Online Self-Study
Intended Audience: 6-12 Educators
Scholar: Dr. Keith Mayes
Cost: $15
Clock Hours: 2
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African American History in Minnesota

Course Type: Online Self-Study
Intended Audience: K-12 Educators
Cost: $30
Clock Hours: 6
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Public Programs

Bdote Field Trip

Date: Saturday, May 20, 2017
Time: 8 a.m. - 4p.m.
Location: Minnesota Humanities Center
Cost: $90
Intended Audience: Open to the public
7 clock hours available upon request

Date: Sunday, July 23, 2017
Time: 8 a.m. - 4p.m.
Location: Minnesota Humanities Center
Cost: $90
Intended Audience: Open to the public
7 clock hours available upon request

Date: Sunday, September 17, 2017
Time: 8 a.m. - 4p.m.
Location: Minnesota Humanities Center
Cost: $90
Intended Audience: Open to the public
7 clock hours available upon request
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Traveling Exhibits

Why Treaties Matter

On View Now at the State Capitol - Minnesota State Capitol, St. Paul

November 1, 2016-May 15, 2017 - Inver Hills Community College, Inver Grove Heights

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