HERITAGE & HISTORY
October 18, 2014
Experience passionate melodies, wild harmonies and richly textured arrangements that sound nothing like what you've heard out of Cuba before.
Members of the Creole Choir of Cuba are descendants of Haitian and Dominican migrants who came to Cuba in waves, first escaping slavery and then as laborers in Cuba's sugar plantations. The choir performs the vibrant dances, spectacular harmonies and colorful rhythms ...More
September 20, 2014
Come experience a night of culture and traditional cuisine as we take you through a year in Sri Lanka in a celebration of multiculturalism....More
Presented by Stearns History Museum
September 26, 2014
7:00 pm - Twilight Tour (BYOF - Bring Your Own Flashlight).
Presented by The Rose Ensemble at Bethlehem Lutheran Church
October 5, 2014
Return to America’s folk roots: rousing hymns, Appalachian foot-stomping songs, Southern Harmony shape-note singing, and Shaker spirituals--the music that gave birth to ...More
October 4-October 7, 2014
The 2014 St Cloud Film Fest showcases some of the best independent cinema from both around the region and the world.
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
Ahh Minnesota…we love it. It’s our home…and we’re proud of our Minnesota businesses. Announcing the very first Made in Minnesota event, coming to the ...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
|Breakfast Club - October|
Speaker: Randy Croce
|Stearns History Museum||10/08/14||St. Cloud|
|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-|
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|
|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-|