The Death of George Floyd
As the leader of the Minnesota Humanities Center, envisioning a just society that is connected, curious, and compassionate, we send our condolences to the family of George Floyd and his many friends.
The tragic history of our country is replete with instances of the suppression of the inalienable human rights of African American individuals. Equally tragic has been our collective inability to face the problem of racism, as we know that no problem can be addressed until it is faced.
The Minnesota Humanities Center (MHC) is not standing still in the wake of Coronavirus. We are creating new opportunities for Minnesotans and administering a federal $500,000 CARES Act grant to cultural institutions affected by Covid-19.Learn More
Thursdays, April 23, May 7, June 4, and July 9, 2020
The Warrior Writers Workshop provides a safe space for Veterans to tell their stories using prompts and discussion about a variety of military issues and experiences. This workshop encourages sharing stories, opinions, and ideas for productive writing, reflecting, storytelling, and art-making.
The Bdote Memory Map began as a part of the “City Indians” multi-media installation at Ancient Traders Gallery on Franklin Avenue in Minneapolis in 2005. This resource provides better understanding about the Dakota people’s relationship to Minnesota. Educator materials are included.View Website
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Historic Meeting & Retreat Center
The Minnesota Humanities Event Center is a full service meeting and retreat center with meeting space for groups of 5 to 150, overnight accommodations, and more.Learn More