Horizontal Grandeur Artwork

Please be sure to head over the Horizontal Grandeur page and check out all the artwork that is now available to view online! You can also purchase any of the ‘For Sale’ artwork!

Everything is groovy baby!

New at your Stevens County Historical Society & Museum is our Sixties mini-exhibit! It was created for the MAHS Class of 1965 reunion that was happening over the weekend. This mini-exhibit will transport you back in time! Come in and check it out along with our other exciting exhibits!

We are open Monday-Friday 9-3

8th Annual Horizontal Grandeur Juried Fine Arts Show

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Our show this year has 29 artists and 64 pieces of art! Come check out the amazing works from local artists along with artists as far away as Washington State!

Stop in today and vote for your favorite piece to win the People’s Choice Award of $100!

Monday – Friday 9am – 3pm.

This show will be up until October 30, 2015.

New Exhibit!

Come and check out our new exhibit “Wherever Flames May Rage” all about Morris Fire Department and celebrating their 125th Anniversary!

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Our weekend hours for Prairie Pioneer Days are:
Friday July 10th 9-5
Saturday July 11th 10-3
Sunday July 12th 10-2

Mark Your Calendars

Coming very soon is our Firefighter’s Exhibit, it is to honor our Morris Fire Department’s 125th Anniversary!

Opening weekend is Prairie Pioneer’s Weekend, July 10-12

Our Hours will be:




Stop in and be among the first to check out this wonderful exhibit!



Also coming in July is our 8th Annual Horizontal Grandeur Juried Fine Arts Show.

We will be showcasing 30 artists, some local and some from out of state, and 64 pieces of art.

Opening reception is July 31st 6:30-8:30 pm.

Come out and see some amazing works of art, all representing the prairie!!

Exciting Exhibits

We need some guidance on this piece for the upcoming Firemen’s Exhibit, if you or anyone you know would know how this alarm worked or if you have any other information regarding this piece please give us a call 320.589.1719 or stop in to the museum to discuss!

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The Firemen’s Exhibit will open to the public on Friday July 10th and we will be open during Prairie Pioneer Days weekend. Our hours will be:
July 10 – 9am-5pm
July 11 – 10am-3pm
July 12 – 10am-2pm

Bill Holm’s Essay

Please take a moment to read Bill Holm’s Essay, the essay that has inspired our Horizontal Grandeur fine art show for the past 8 years.

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.”

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Congratulations, Claudine!!!

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:

Madi Solvie

Dave Savela

Melissa Lemme

Connie Solvie



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Hall of Honor – Men and Women of the Land

Stevens County Historical Society recently hosted another Hall of Honor, Men & Women of the Land premiere showing at the museum. The following individuals were featured at the premiere:

Maurice & Rosalys Weiler

Steve “Skip” Sherstad

Pearl and Walter Hanse

Chester and Lorraine Marty


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