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: Saturday, January 28, 2017
Time: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: Minnesota Humanities Center, 987 Ivy Ave E, St. Paul, MN 55106
Cost: $90 per person, includes breakfast, lunch, afternoon snack, and materials
8 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

CommonPlace: Conversations on Equity & Healing

Date: December 12, 2016
Time: 5-8 p.m.
Location: Minnesota Humanities Center
Cost: Free and Open to the Public (Registration Required)
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Traveling Exhibits

Water/Ways - Museum on Main Street

2016

November 19-January 1 - Audubon Center of the North Woods, Sandstone

2017

January 7-February 19 - Lanesboro Arts, Lanesboro

February 25-April 9 - Becker County Historical Society, Detroit Lakes

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Why Treaties Matter

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

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