Celebrating Our Common Humanity
Discovering our common cultural roots - art, sculpture, traditions, literature, belonging. Post on social media with #CulturalMuseums #MNCultures
Native American Museums
Photo: Mille Lacs Museum
Celebrating Native American Culture.
Bois Forte Heritage Center and Cultural Museum
Fond du Lac Cultural Center and Museum
Mille Lacs Museum & Trading Post
Photo: Minnesota African American Heritage Museum
Minnesota African American Heritage Museum and Gallery
"The Minnesota African American Heritage Museum and Gallery (MAAHMG) preserves, records and celebrates the history, art and culture of Blacks in Minnesota through exhibitions, programs and community events."
Three Museums, each with a different focus, provide a glimpse into Hmong culture and traditions.
Photo: Hmong Cultural Center Museum
The Somali Museum of Minnesota
"The Somali Museum is the home of traditional Somali arts in Minnesota."
Photo: Somali Museum of Minnesota
Photo: CLUES MN
Latino Art Gallery
In Saint Paul's Eastside - Clues Latino Art Gallery and Indigenous Roots Cultural Center
Photo: American Swedish Institute
American Swedish Institute
"A cultural center and museum in Minneapolis, ASI presents art and cultural exhibitions and offers innovative educational programming."
Photo: Gammelgården Museum
"Meaning “old farm” in Swedish, the Gammelgården Museum is an open-air museum devoted to preserving, presenting, and promoting Swedish immigrant heritage in the United States. ."
Photo National Khmer Legacy Museum
National Khmer Legacy Museum
"The National Khmer Legacy Museum & Performing Arts Center aims to bring the root of Southeast Asia's 3000 year history to life!"
Photo: The Museum of Russian Art
The Museum of Russian Art
"The Museum of Russian Art (TMORA) is North America’s only museum devoted to exploring the art and culture of Muscovite Russia, the Russian Empire, the Soviet Union, its former republics, and post-Soviet Russia."
Finn Creek Museum
"Finn Creek Open Air Museum is an 18-acre interpretive site, devoted to preserving the heritage of the Finnish Culture and those people who immigrated to the area in the early 1900's."
Photo: Finn Creek Museum
Photo: Sami Cultural Center of North America
Sami Cultural Center of North America
"...dedicated to education about Sami and Sami-North American history and culture."
Photo: Norway House
“Norway House connects the United States and contemporary Norway through arts, business, and culture.”
Celtic Junction Arts Center
“The Celtic Junction Arts Center (CJAC) was founded in 2016, with a mission to celebrate, promote, and preserve cultural arts and community.”
Photo: Celtic Junction Arts Center
Minnesota Museum of American Art
“The M is more than a museum, more than brick and mortar. Minnesota Museum of American Art is an inclusive community arts center for all who call the Twin Cities home.”
This virtual tour is made possible with support from the Minnesota Humanities Center and the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Thanks to MayKao Fredericks and Eden Bart for inspiration.
Thanks Oromia11 for video production.
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