Museums

Walking Tour: Raucous Ramble Around Minnehaha Falls

The lost history of Minnehaha Falls includes dance halls, secret saloons, wild behavior, lawsuits, and whiskey. Tour the places in

  • 06/25/2022

Collaging Your Family History

Paper collage can illuminate and document your family history. This highly interactive workshop, lead by artist and family historian Debra

  • 06/18/2022

Unraveling the Puzzle

Some genealogy research is particularly challenging: records may not be easily accessible or perhaps your family arrived before immigration records

  • 06/16/2022

Walking Tour: Lyn-Lake Street Art

Public art projects like the Lyn-Lake Street Art Series and George Floyd Global Memorial have brought visibility to Minneapolis’ street

  • 06/12/2022

Walking Tour: Cake Walk – Edina’s Journey from Settlement to Suburbs

Learn the history of Edina’s growth from flour millers to “cake eaters,” and how one of the first planned suburban

  • 06/11/2022

Looking Back to Move Forward: The Housing Crisis

The housing crisis in the Twin Cities disproportionately affects BIPOC communities. Can a shared understanding of history help us find

  • 12/02/2021

Franconia Frost Fest & Holiday Market

Franconia Sculpture Park is excited to announce Frost Fest @ Franconia, a holiday market and bazaar where shoppers will find

  • 12/05/2020

Nooks & Crannies Tour

Off-limits areas are opened for exploration through the building. Highlights include the North Tower and sub-basement with one or two

  • 10/06/2019
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Focus on the Under-represented

“Fundamentally, museums are storytellers,” says Dr. Casey Riley, the new head of the Department of Photography and New Media at Minneapolis Institute of

  • 11/01/2018

‘African-American history is American history’

“Just from interviewing my own family, I knew African-American culture had been around for generations, but you wouldn’t know it from what we’re taught in our schools.”

  • 07/02/2012