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Artist Talk with “Family in Pieces” Exhibit Curator Debra George

Hennepin History Museum 2303 3rd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN

Join local artist and family historian Debra George as she discusses her journey of discovery and creativity while researching her lost family history for Family in Pieces, the multi-dimensional exhibit now on display at Hennepin History Museum. Her surprising story begins with [...]

Free – $5

Washburn Fair Oaks Walking Tour

Hennepin History Museum 2303 3rd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN

Join us to tour HHM’s beautiful neighborhood, which was once Minneapolis’ most prominent Victorian community. We’ll discuss the influential Minneapolis business titans who lived here such as the Morrisons, Washburns, and Pillsburys, their incredible mansions, and how the neighborhood has evolved from [...]

$12 – $14

Cake Walk: Edina’s Journey from Settlement to Suburb

Utley Park 4521 W 50th St, Edina

This walking tour explores the city’s growth from flour millers to “cake eaters,” how one of the first planned suburban neighborhoods in the United States helped transition an agricultural settlement to a community synonymous with wealth. We’ll discuss the racial and economic impact of [...]

$10 – $14

Lyn-Lake Street Art Walking Tour

LynLake Brewery 2934 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis, MN

Street art and graffiti has become more common and visible throughout the Twin Cities in the past two years. Public art projects such as the LynLake Street Art Series and the George Floyd Global Memorial have brought more visibility to street art [...]

$10 – $14

A Raucous Ramble Around Minnehaha Falls

Minnehaha Falls 4740 Minnehaha Ave, Minneapolis, MN

The lost history of Minnehaha Falls includes dance halls, secret saloons, wild behavior, lawsuits and whiskey. Join historian Karen Cooper for a 1 mile walk as she tours the places in Minnehaha Park where all this mayhem occurred a hundred years ago. [...]

$10 – $14

Cake Walk: Edina’s Journey from Settlement to Suburb

Utley Park 4521 W 50th St, Edina

This walking tour explores the city’s growth from flour millers to “cake eaters,” how one of the first planned suburban neighborhoods in the United States helped transition an agricultural settlement to a community synonymous with wealth. We’ll discuss the racial and economic impact of [...]

$10 – $14

Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day

Hennepin History Museum 2303 3rd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN

Hennepin History Museum is once again participating in Smithsonian Magazine’s annual “Museum Day” on Saturday, September 17, 2022. This year’s theme, The American Experience, is intended to shine a spotlight on incredible arts, culture, sciences, innovation, and history exhibits across the country. [...]

Free

Collaging Your Family History

Hennepin History Museum 2303 3rd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN

Which of your family stories, heirlooms and memories would you like to preserve? And what do you think future generations will appreciate knowing about you or your ancestors? The art of paper collage can serve to illuminate and document with greater [...]

Lyn-Lake Street Art Walking Tour

LynLake Brewery 2934 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis, MN

Street art and graffiti has become more common and visible throughout the Twin Cities in the past two years. Public art projects such as the LynLake Street Art Series and the George Floyd Global Memorial have brought more visibility to street art [...]

$10 – $14

Cake Walk: Edina’s Journey from Settlement to Suburb – POSTPONED

Utley Park 4521 W 50th St, Edina

This tour date has been postponed, a new October date TBD. This walking tour explores the city’s growth from flour millers to “cake eaters,” how one of the first planned suburban neighborhoods in the United States helped transition an agricultural settlement to a [...]

$10 – $14
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