HERITAGE & HISTORY
October 25, 2014
Fun activities and prizes are provided. Tickets are available at Atwood.(Ticketing starts 2 weeks before the event, you can also buy a ticket on October 25, 2014) $5 for student and $8 for faculty/public....More
Presented by Michael's Austrian and American Restaurant
October 24, 2014
Michael's will be hosting our 3rd annual Austrian Independence Day celebration featuring LIVE music by The Vienna Boys and a huge Austrian buffet. We're looking forward to ...More
October 30, 2014
Chicago-based actor, storyteller and author Brian Ellis presents his one-man show "The Ghosts of Edgar Allan Poe." Ellis recounts stories from the American author's life ...More
November 1, 2014
Ellis Island was the gateway to America - a land of opportunity for some, a land of exclusion for others. 5,000 immigrants a day passed through this "Island of Hope, Island of ...More
November 1, 2014
Saturday, November 1st stop out to the very first Made in Minnesota Expo, at the River’s Edge Convention Center! Presented by Smude Sunflower Oil. It’s free admission! ...More
November 2, 2014
Celebrate the history of American musical theater by taking a journey through the first 100 years of Broadway. Hear classics from such popular shows as Annie Get Your Gun, How to ...More
November 2, 2014
Minnesota Center Chorale and special musical guests, Cristina Seaborn and Paul Imholte, will present a history of the Civil War in song.
November 9, 2014
Passport to the World is an annual event at SCSU that has taken place since 1999. Each participant receives a “passport” to get a “visa” stamp from each ...More
|Theater Latte Da: Workshop|
Join us for a fascinating presentation on the creation of the docu- musical Steerage Song, created by Peter Rothstein-Artistic Director and Dan Chouinard-Musical Director. Find out the inspirations for developing a musical which focus on the story of immigration, opportunity, trials and perseverance. Bringing together the many languages, accents, and cultures was a creative triumph for the writers. This is everyone’s story, join us for a lively discussion.
|Whitney Senior Center||11/06/14||St. Cloud|
|African Drumming Camp|
Students learn traditional West African music on authentic African instruments like djembes, dundun, kpanlogo drums, gourd xylophones, bells, and shakers. In addition, students learn about the art and cultures of West Africa by discussing the similarities and differences of lifestyle and music, playing real African children’s music games, and singing songs in West African languages.
|Wirth Center for the Performing Arts||09/03/14-|
|Breakfast Club - November||Stearns History Museum||11/12/14||St. Cloud|
Celebrate Veteran's Day with a performance that captures the essence of the "Greatest Generation."
|CSB/SJU Fine Arts Series||11/15/14||Collegeville|
Tell a story of your life through the lens of a camera. From a trip you’ve taken, to your family, to a favorite place or interest, photo journaling can be a powerful way to express yourself creatively. In this class, we will review camera basics such as angles, lighting, and backgrounds. Next, learn how to put together a photo book to tell a story. Finally, we’ll discuss how photography has shaped our society and highlight famous photographs throughout history. Bring fully...
|Whitney Senior Center||10/30/14-|
Join former art history instructor Giovanna Schwinn to view and discuss DVD lectures from the series, “How to Look at and Understand Great Art,” in which award-winning Professor Sharon Latchaw Hirsh of Rosemont College provides an in-depth exploration of the practical skill of viewing art through the lenses of line, light, perspective, composition, and other crucial elements of craft and technique. This visually rich learning experience features timeless masterpieces of Western...
|Whitney Senior Center||11/21/14||St. Cloud|
|Breakfast Club - December|
Sons of Norway, Trollheim Lodge (St. Cloud)
|Stearns History Museum||12/10/14||St. Cloud|
|New Land, New Life: Norwegian Immigration in Minnesota 1825-1925 Exhibit||Stearns History Museum||10/11/14-|
|Memories in Miniature Exhibit|
This is an exhibit of miniatures from the Museum's collection. People make and collect miniatures for many reasons. Some preserved memories of family and community by carving wood. Some made models to honor a time, a place, of people in the past. Some used them to imagine what might have been. These miniatures are rightly called “folk art,” the work of people with a passion for what they loved and a yen to create. Some of these decidedly uncommon artists spent thousands of hours...
|Stearns History Museum||11/26/12-|
|Cherish the Ladies|
We're all Irish on St. Patrick's Day!
|CSB/SJU Fine Arts Series||03/14/15||Collegeville|
|Power on the Prairie Exhibit|
Come and see the Grand Opening of a new exhibit on Monday, November 4th at the Stearns History Museum called "Power on the Prairie". This exhibit tells the story of rural electrification in Stearns County with interactive exhibits sponsored by the Stearns Electric Association. "Before rural residents had access to electricity, the countryside was lit up in the evenings by millions of stars in the sky, maybe the moon, and a few flickers of light from lanterns and lamps. After...
|Stearns History Museum||11/04/13-|