Carry Us Forward
Community Conversations are your opportunity to join us for fun, challenging, fascinating events that help build thoughtful, literate, and engaged Minnesotans. How do we amplify and recognize authentic narratives of traditionally under-represented people? How do we engage in civil discourse about what unites us, not divides us? How do we feel inspired and energized by our shared humanity? We feel that Community Conversations and the humanities are a place to start.
Monday, Oct. 28, 2019
Did you know slavery’s reach into Minnesota extended well beyond Dred Scott at Fort Snelling? Join Dr. Christopher Lehman on Oct. 28, 2019 to learn more about the complex history of the Payne-Phalen neighborhood and how it is one of Minnesota’s few surviving relics of the state’s former business ties to Southerners.
The Minnesota Humanities Center (MHC) is embarking on a Statewide Community Input Tour and we would love to see you there! The tour is a series of community conversations with MHC’s new CEO – Kevin Lindsey. All are welcome to attend – friends as well as those who have not yet become friends are encouraged to come.
Native Nations of Minnesota
In this place now called Minnesota, we learn from Dakota and Ojibwe people through stories of this land and its first people.Learn More
Stories and Culture
Immerse yourself in Minnesota’s rich cultural heritage through literature, bilingual book projects, cultural events, and more.Learn More