The Father of Figure Skating in Minnesota

2021-11-19T14:23:54+00:00

This portrait, by J. Theodore Johnson (1902-1963), an American Realist and the Head of the Department of Painting at the Minneapolis School of Art in 1938, depicts Lyman Wakefield II.  Wakefield held many titles in his life: Lieutenant Commander of the U.S. Navy, President of the Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce, and Trustee of [...]

The Father of Figure Skating in Minnesota2021-11-19T14:23:54+00:00

A Behind-the-Scenes Glimpse at the Owning Up Exhibit Design Process

2021-04-15T16:33:07+00:00

Hennepin History Museum's upcoming exhibition, Owning Up: Racism and Housing in Minneapolis explores the history of racial housing discrimination in Minneapolis through the stories of three black families. The exhibit,  guest curated by students in the University of Minnesota's Heritage Studies and [...]

A Behind-the-Scenes Glimpse at the Owning Up Exhibit Design Process2021-04-15T16:33:07+00:00
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