Tag: Minnesota Historical Society

‘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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Minnesota Historical Society to buy Hayden Center

Minnesota Historical Society to buy Hayden Center

| November 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis plans to sell the Monsignor Hayden Center, one of its chancery properties, to the Minnesota Historical Society for $4.5 million, officials announced Nov. 3.

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Evangelization motivated National History Day winners

Evangelization motivated National History Day winners

| Caroline Rode | July 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

With more than 2,000 years of existence, it’s no surprise that people continue to study the Catholic Church’s vast history.

Three girls from West St. Paul took one event in Church history and ended up creating a prize-winning performance.

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