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Big News! Museum Receives Large Grant for Building Needs


We have exciting news to share with our readers! Hennepin History Museum is pleased to announce that the Minnesota Historical Society has awarded us a Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Grant in the amount of $75,000 to support the creation of a [...]

Big News! Museum Receives Large Grant for Building Needs2021-04-15T17:31:08-05:00

Finding Family at HHM


We love stories like this! Last week, Thomas P. came to HHM docent Shari Albers' Fireside Chat about our historic Washburn Fair Oaks neighborhood and enjoyed the program so much he decided to become a member. He loves art and is a collector [...]

Finding Family at HHM2021-04-15T16:54:36-05:00

New theater exhibit opening TONIGHT!


Please join us tonight from 5 to 8 pm to celebrate the launch of our newest exhibition, Ice Water and Opera Glasses, showcasing 150 years of local theater history! The whole range of local theater is represented here, as seen through plenty [...]

New theater exhibit opening TONIGHT!2021-04-15T16:10:18-05:00

5 Facts: Carolyn McKnight Christian


""Mrs. George Chase Christian is notable among the women of Minneapolis for the wide scope and variety of her interests, nearly all of which are dedicated to the welfare of the community and its people. Not that Mrs. Christian lacks hobbies and [...]

5 Facts: Carolyn McKnight Christian2021-04-15T16:09:37-05:00

Buzza Party Advice: “April Shower”


From The Art of Entertaining by Jean Waldon, published by the Buzza Company of Minneapolis in 1924: An "April Shower" for a Bride-t0-Be Springtime is a glorious time in which to entertain for a Bride-t0-be, and April is noted for its "showers." [...]

Buzza Party Advice: “April Shower”2021-04-15T16:07:03-05:00
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