Women’s Voices in Stevens County: A Suffrage Centennial
Exhibit: February 3-December 30, 2020
The year 2020 marks the 100th year of women voting. Our exhibit will feature info about influential women who lived and worked in Stevens County, and related artifacts.
Wooden Spoons and Aprons: A Look at Turn of the Century Kitchens
Exhibit: February 25-November 20, 2020
Come and learn what tools, gadgets, and kitchenware that a pioneer kitchen contained! We are exhibiting a wide range of pioneer kitchen artifacts including handmade aprons, butter churns, and much more.
Catch of the Day: Fishing in Stevens County Past and Present
Exhibit: September 8-December 30, 2020
Our newest exhibit was put together in collaboration with the Stevens Soil and Water Conservation District. It features a brief history of fishing in Stevens County with artifacts like hand painted lures, fishing rods, and spears. The exhibit also looks toward the future and discusses what can be done to protect and preserve the bountiful opportunities for water recreation in the area for years to come.
A Century of Civic Engagement: League of Women Voters MN
Exhibit: December 8, 2020-February 5, 2021
The League of Women Voters Minnesota created a traveling exhibit to recognize the organization’s mission and history of the past century. The goals of the 12-panel exhibit are to: 1) Recognize and celebrate a century of activism by LWV Minnesota; 2) Recall our history through a lens of diversity, equity, and inclusion; 3) Activate visitors to educate themselves and to vote; 4) Remind visitors that democracy depends on their participation; 5) Empower visitors to act in defense of democracy.
Bands of Stevens County
Exhibit: December 1, 2020-May 28, 2021
Take a look at some of the notable bands from Stevens County history and early attitudes towards music. Featured artifacts will include instruments and uniforms from past bands.
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 about 50 nominees so far, and most of these videos are completed and available to view in our museum. The videos are about 12-15 minutes each and they are a short biography of each person. You do not need to know the person to enjoy the videos!