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Events & Exhibitions

Green Line Revisited
June 18-December 27, 2015
Opening Reception with the Artists June 18, 5-7 pm

Main Gallery - Landmark Center
Free
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Creative Works about the Metro Transit Green Line
Featured Artist: Xavier Tavera

RCHS asked community members to use their creativity and skills to document the Green Line Light Rail. The exhibition will consist of works created from or about the Green Line within the time period of January 2014-May 2015, which includes a portion of the construction phase; the Grand Opening; and the Green Line in operation.

Artists and the general public were asked to use their creativity and skills to document the Green Line Light Rail through the media of their choice to tell a story, capture a moment, and preserve their experiences. The works submitted by these community artists were juried, and the exhibition will include photos, paintings, artists’ books and video from these chosen entrants. Cash prizes will be awarded at the Opening Reception on June 18, including a People’s Choice Award. The works will be shown with artifacts and documents from RCHS’ collections that ground this artwork in the long history of our area.

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 June-December
Riding the Rails: Transportation & the Green Line
Research Center Cases – Landmark Center
       

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Traveling Events & Exhibitions

 New Land, New Life:
 Norwegian Immigration in Minnesota
1825-1925

Ramsey County Historical Society (RCHS) was pleased to host New Land, New Life: Norwegian Immigration in Minnesota 1825-1925 from February 28 through June 20, 2013.  The exhibit was developed by the Sons of Norway, St. Paul Lodge with funding from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund and the Sons of Norway Foundation. This exhibit highlights the history, culture and lives of Norwegian immigrants to Minnesota and to St. Paul.

January-March, 2015
Winona Co. Historical Society
in Winona, MN
Sponsored by Nor-Win Lodge

April-June, 2015
Giants of the Earth Heritage Center in Spring Grove, MN
Sponsored by Valheim Lodge

July-September, 2015
Wilmar, MN
Location TBA
Sponsored by Fedraheimen Lodge

October-December, 2015
Fargo-Moorhead, MN
Location TBA
Sponsored by Kringen Lodge

July-September, 2016
Pope County Museum in Glenwood, MN
Sponsored by Mjosen Lodge

For information on hosting the exhibit, please contact Ron Stowe at 651-439-7255 or at
burle103(at)aol.com

 

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Documentary Project & Exhibit
A collaboration between Peter Myers, Ramsey County Historical Society and Twin Cities Public Television.

University: One Avenue, A Thousand Dreams

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They Played for the Love of the Game:
Adding to the Legacy of Minnesota Black Baseball

They Played for the Love of the Game � Adding to the Legacy of Black Baseball

Created by Ramsey County Historical Society and Guest Curator, Frank White, this exhibit tells the story of Twin Cities baseball players through extensive research and interviews with local players and their families.  The exhibit premiered in the Ramsey County Historical Society Gallery in the Landmark Center in 2010, and has been updated many times as continuing research uncovers more details and personal stories.

Please contact Mollie Spillman to discuss hosting the exhibit at your location.  Mollie@rchs.com, 651-222-0701 x 7

Thank you to the Minnesota Twins for their support of They Played for the Love of the Game

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Our Mission
"The Ramsey County Historical Society inspires current and future generations to learn from
and value their history by engaging in a diverse program of presenting, publishing and preserving." 

The place for St. Paul & Ramsey County, Minnesota history.
Ramsey County Historical Society programs include a research center, St. Paul & Ramsey County MN history magazine, 
historical exhibits, historic site attraction the Gibbs Museum of Pioneer and Dakota Life.

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RAMSEY COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
323 Landmark Center, 75 West Fifth Street, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55102    
Phone: (651) 222-0701, Fax: (651) 223-8539

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