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Using philosophy, literature, art, music, history and language across our programs, events and partnerships—we focus on what unites us not divides us, in Minnesota and beyond. Keep reading to get to know our work and explore our blog.

Drawing on the power of the humanities, Veterans’ Voices changes the narrative of Veterans and honors their contributions.

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"We Are Water MN" explores the connections between the humanities and water through an exhibit and public events.

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In this place now called Minnesota, we learn from Dakota and Ojibwe people through stories of this land and its first people.

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Minnesota Humanities Center MHC Excited to Administer New Round of Cultural Heritage Grants from the Legacy Amendment

Jul. 1, 2019 By Minnesota Humanities Center

MHC Excited to Administer New Round of Cultural Heritage Grants from the Legacy Amendment

During this new legislative biennium, the Minnesota Humanities Center (MHC) is glad to announce that we’ll be administering new competitive Legacy funds and will have the opportunity to work with and learn from diverse communities across the state in this process. For several years, MHC has been tasked by the Minnesota State Legislature to administer … Continued

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Minnesota Humanities Center LISTEN: Sebastian Junger Talks About the Unbreakable Bond Between Veterans and the Humanities

Jun. 27, 2019 By Minnesota Humanities Center

LISTEN: Sebastian Junger Talks About the Unbreakable Bond Between Veterans and the Humanities

Last October, the Minnesota Humanities Center (MHC) had the honor of inviting lauded journalist, author, and documentary filmmaker, Sebastian Junger, to speak at the Veterans’ Voices Award Ceremony. Prior to the ceremony, Junger joined the 2018 awardees for a luncheon at the MHC Event Center where he spoke about the importance of the humanities and … Continued

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