National EGA Exhibit

We currently have the National EGA Exhibit on display at the Stevens County Historical Museum. If you are a fan of needlework you are going to love this one! So come check it out today before it leaves for its next display area, you have until March 13, 2015.IMG_1092 IMG_1093IMG_1091

Grand Opening of Embroiderers’ Guild of America Exhibit – 01/17/15

This Saturday, January 17th, from 9a.m. – 3 p.m. is the Grand Opening of the Embroiderers’ Guild of America National Exhibit. Come visit the museum on Saturday and check out this fantastic display!

EGA Promo Grand Opening

2015 Embroiderer’s Guild of America National Exhibit

2015 Embroiderer’s Guild of America National Exhibit

FInal EGA Promo Logo

January 12th, 2015 – March 13th, 2015

For more detailed information, please download and read 2015 EGA Calendar of Events.

31st Annual Museum Open House and Holiday Sale: 12/06/2014

On Saturday, 12/6/2014, from 9a.m. until noon, SCHS will be hosting our Annual Open House and Holiday Sale at the museum. View the flyer below for more information.

2014 Holiday Sale

 

2014 Horizontal Grandeur’s People’s Choice Award Goes To…

The people have spoken! The 2014 Horizontal Grandeur People’s Choice Award goes to Claudine Grove for her piece entitled, “Cows in the Mist.”

Congratulations, Claudine!!!

Congratulations

Theodore Roosevelt: An American Legend

On Sunday, October 26th, 2014 Gib Young will be re-enacting Theodore Roosevelt at the Stevens County Museum, beginning at 3:00 p.m. Along with him will be his companion, Major Burr, who fought in WWI. This event will be the kick-off for the opening of the WWI documentary and exhibit that will open the week of Veteran’s Day in November.

Theodore Roosevelt

Gib Young has performed in hundreds of venues including The Smithsonian Museum of American History, Devil’s Tower National Monument, Mount Rushmore National Monument, and the JFK Library, to name a few. Don’t miss this special event!

Fabric Art Challenge Presented By SCHS

Instructions for participating in the 2014-2015 Fabric Art Challenge:

  1. Pick up a piece of the Challenge fabric (18″ x 22″) at Helen’s Fabrics in Morris, MN beginning 09/02/14.
  2. A recognizable amount of the challenge fabric must be used as part of the entry.
  3. Any amount of fabric or other items may also be used in the entry.
  4. Entries must be dropped off at the Stevens County Historical Society December 1st – 5th, 2014.
  5. A tag must be attached to entry with the name of exhibitor, address, title, techniques and materials used.

Entries will be on display during the Embroiderer’s Guild of America (EGA) traveling exhibit at the Stevens County Historical Society from 01/12/2015-03/13/2015. Special events will be presented during this exhibit.

[alert type=”success”]Viewers will vote on their favorite entry. A cash prize of $50.00 will be awarded.[/alert]

[alert type=”info”]Questions? Please call Kathe Lyndsley at 320.324.7568.[/alert]

2014-15 Fabric Art Challenge

 

The National Embroidery Guild of America Juried Show

2014-15 Fabric Art Challenge

Twice before, the Embroidery Guild of America National Show has been displayed at the Stevens County Museum. Along with the new juried National show, this year a fabric art challenge is being presented using the pictured challenge fabric.

The fabric is available at Helen’s Fabrics in Morris beginning on September 2, 2014. A recognizable amount of the challenge fabric needs to be a part of the entry. All entries will be dropped off at the Stevens County Museum the week of December 1-5, 2014.

The entries will be on display during the Embroiderer’s Guild exhibit January 12-March 13, 2015. A People’s Choice favorite will result in a cash prize of $50.

[alert type=”info”]Contact the Stevens County Museum with additional questions at 320.589.1719.[/alert]

SCHS Closed Labor Day: September 1st, 2014

[alert type=”info”]The Stevens County Historical Society and Museum will be closed on Monday, September 1st, 2014 (Labor Day).[/alert]

We will re-open at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 2nd.

Regular hours of operation will also resume on 09/02/2014.

Museum hours will be: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Labor Day 2014

Winners of a Free, One-Year Membership to SCHS!

Congratulations to the following four people who won a free, one-year membership to the Stevens County Historical Society & Museum at the 2014 Stevens County Fair:

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[list_item]Madi Solvie[/list_item]

[list_item]Dave Savela[/list_item]

[list_item]Melissa Lemme[/list_item]

[list_item]Connie Solvie[/list_item]

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