Arts, Culture, and Humanities

Minnesota Humanities Center

  • St Paul, MN
  • www.mnhum.org

Mission Statement

The Minnesota Humanities Center builds a thoughtful, literate, and engaged society.

Main Programs

  1. K-12 Education
  2. Why Treaties Matter
Service Areas

Self-reported

Minnesota

The Minnesota Humanities Center serves communities and individuals across Minnesota.

ruling year

1979

Principal Officer

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Dr. David O'Fallon

Keywords

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humanities, education, history, culture, awareness

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EIN

41-1322769

 Number

6101586330

Physical Address

987 Ivy Avenue East

St. Paul, MN 55106

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Other Art, Culture, Humanities Organizations/Services N.E.C. (A99)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Overview

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The Minnesota Humanities Center provides humanities-based professional development services to schools and educators and it works in partnership with numerous organizations to conduct meaningful and engaging public humanities programming in communities throughout Minnesota. Its relationship-based approach to humanities programming brings into public life the stories and experiences of people and communities that have been missing and marginalized.

Programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

K-12 Education

The Minnesota Humanities Center's professional development services are focused on strengthening the teacher-student relationship, encouraging exemplary teaching, and providing opportunities for professional renewal.  Partnerships with selected school districts and schools are generating deep and strategic systems change.  Services are designed to be flexible and adaptable and they involve in-person and online training.  The Humanities Center's rich collection of 500 online resources include teacher guides, self-study courses, videos, readings, and multi-media resources.  These resources help teachers apply their learnings in equity and diversity in real and meaningful ways.

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Population(s) Served

Adults

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Program 2

Why Treaties Matter

Why Treaties Matter: Self-Government in the Dakota and Ojibwe Nations is a touring exhibit, created in partnership with the Minnesota Indian Affairs Council and the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, that examines the facts of treaties and their relevance today.

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Population(s) Served

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Service Areas

Self-reported

Minnesota

The Minnesota Humanities Center serves communities and individuals across Minnesota.

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Financials

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MINNESOTA HUMANITIES CENTER
Fiscal year: Nov 01-Oct 31
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Minnesota Humanities Center

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Dr. David O'Fallon

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Ann Glumac

No Affiliation

Term: Nov 2011 - Oct 2013

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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