Tag: Father Hennepin

Hennepin painting recommended for removal from Capitol room

Hennepin painting recommended for removal from Capitol room

| February 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

In a Jan. 8 letter to the subcommitte, the Minnesota Catholic Conference expressed opposition to the painting’s removal because it represents an important moment in the history of Christianity in the state.

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Letters – January 7, 2016

Letters – January 7, 2016

| January 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Don’t edit history

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Letters – December 3, 2015

Letters – December 3, 2015

| December 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Offensive art
Don’t forget sacrament

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‘Father Hennepin’ draws controversy as committee evaluates Capitol art

‘Father Hennepin’ draws controversy as committee evaluates Capitol art

| November 17, 2015 | 7 Comments

A painting in the Minnesota State Capitol of explorer Father Hennepin at the center of controversy as a committee evaluates the merits of the Capitol’s existing collection and what to add to new public spaces opening as part of its comprehensive restoration.

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