9 to 10 a.m., Wednesday, May 13, 2015: The American Dream Abdul Kulane’s presentation will coincide with the art exhibition opening “Hands Across the World: The Journey Continues”. Kulane, a St. John’s University graduate, shares his experiences as he journeyed from Africa to central Minnesota beginning a new life. The exhibit features pieces from four local artists who use fabric, weaving, ceramics and mosaic to express their Somalian culture.
9 to 10 a.m., Wednesday, June 10, 2015: Sharing Stories Oral History Ryan Barland, Oral Historian from the Minnesota Historical Society.
Oral history is one of the most exciting tools available for collecting and preserving contemporary history. In this workshop, Ryan K. Barland of the Minnesota Historical Society will describe oral history – what it is and how to use it to record family and community history. The workshop will feature information on the preparations, legal realities, ethics, and equipment necessary to do the job. Barland conducts workshops throughout the country, and has directed oral history projects documenting business, politics, the environment, agriculture, the resort industry, and several Minnesota immigrant communities.
9 to 10 a.m., Wednesday, July 8, 2015: Lake Wobegon Trail with Cliff Borgerding
9 to 10 a.m., Wednesday, August 12, 2015: St. Cloud's Fifth Avenue Rival and the First National Bank Building with Brian Schoenborn and Shannon Wiger
9 to 10 a.m., Wednesday, September 9, 2015: Order of Saint Benedict’s Relationship with South America Sisters from the Order of Saint Benedict, St. Joseph
9 to 10 a.m., Wednesday, October 14, 2015: Thinking of the Environment: St. Cloud Wastewater Treatment Tracy Hodel and staff, St. Cloud Wastewater Treatment Facility
Date: Second Wednesday of the Month
Time: 9 a.m.
Cost: Free for members; $7 for nonmembers
Location: Stearns History Museum
Questions? Contact Archivist Steve Penick at (320) 253-8424 or email firstname.lastname@example.org