The van Gogh Cherrywood Challenge

Exhibit: January 31-February 12, 2018
Reception: Thursday, February 1, 6-8pm (presentation at 7pm)

Extended hours for the Quilt Exhibit!
Friday, February 2: 9am-6pm
Saturday, February 3: 10am-2pm
Sunday, February 11: 2pm-3pm

The 2017 Cherrywood Challenge was based on the work of Vincent van Gogh, inspiring quilters from around the world to make their own works of art.  This special exhibit features 120 quilts, and is called the French Gallery collection; it features the top winners of the challenge.  Karla Voorhees Overland, owner of Cherrywood Hand Dyed Fabrics, will present at the reception on Thursday, February 1 at 7pm.

Barbie Display

Exhibit: November 2017-February 16, 2018

Relive your childhood by visiting our Barbie display, available until February 16.  The display features examples of the first Barbie dolls, along with other dolls and accessories from later periods.  This exhibit provides another way to explore the history of fashion, complementing our “Put on Your Sunday Best” exhibit.

Put on Your Sunday Best

100 Years of History and Fashion

Exhibit: November 11, 2017-end of 2018
Reception: Saturday, November 11, 2017

Fashion cannot be removed from its historical context. Clothing is lived in, literally; it is made functional and meaningful through it production and use. How did historical events, new technologies, and shifting cultural values affect fashion? What materials were available, what was acceptable, and how were materials and information were disseminated?


  • Clothing donated or loaned by Stevens County residents
  • Dress up area for kids
  • Related programs throughout the year
  • Blog posts exploring other aspects of how history and fashion are connected

The Past, Present, and Future of the Morris Theatre

Exhibit: November 28, 2017-January 26, 2018
Reception: Tuesday, November 28, 2017

The Stevens County Historical Museum, University of Minnesota, Morris, and the Morris Theatre Co-op have come together to create an exhibit looking at the place of the Morris Theatre in our community.  The exhibit opens mid-November and includes video, historic photos, artifacts, and more.  A reception will be held November 28th, 6:00-8:00 pm.

UMM students have created 3 short videos about the past, present, and future roles of the theatre. The Morris Theatre Co-op has loaned a variety of objects, from film reels to an early cash register.



Men and Women of the Land, Hall of Honor


This is a video exhibit about people that were nominated by their friends and families. We have space for 50 nominees and have 45 of them taken. We have also completed 25 videos. These videos are about 15 minutes each and they are a short biography of each person. You do not need to know the person specifically to enjoy the videos!

To learn more about the Hall of Honor, CLICK HERE!

CLICK HERE to view the completed videos on our YouTube Channel



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