The museum is open for exhibit viewing, Monday – Friday from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Saturday by appointment only.
Visit our contact page if you would like to set up an appointment for a group or Saturday tour.
Clabbered Dirt, Sweet Grass
2:00pm, Saturday, April 14, 2018 POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER
Watch for a new date for this event!
The Stevens County Historical Society will be hosting a reading of Clabbered Dirt, Sweet Grass at 2 pm, Saturday April 14th. The story is an account of life on a northern Minnesota farm at the turn of the century. Written by Minnesota native Gary Paulson of Hatchet fame, it is a lovely and lyrical story. Morris native Jim Bruns will perform the reading. The reading will be accompanied by a photo presentation, each divided into four chapters; Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter. There will be a short break between each chapter to stretch and get snacks. Guests are welcome to come and go throughout the reading. The show is free and open to the public.
Emelia Eck Mini Exhibit
A mini exhibit on the life and work of Emelia Eck, local dressmaker, will be on display for a couple of months.
New Land, New Life
April 3 – May 23, 2018
This spring SCHS will host a traveling display from the St. Paul chapter of the Sons of Norway.New Land, New Life: Norwegian Immigration to Minnesota, 1825-1925 will be at SCHS April 3 – May 23, 2018. Each section explores a different aspect of Norwegian immigration and settlement. To complement the display, SCHS will host our own version of show-and-tell! Stevens County residents will have the opportunity to share objects and stories relating to their own Norwegian heritage during a special weekend event. Check our website and Facebook page for more details.
Horizontal Grandeur Fine Art Exhibit
June 21-October 26, 2018
The exhibit this year will be the 11th Horizontal Grandeur Fine Art Exhibit. Any artist residing in a US state or Canadian province with a prairie can enter an original piece. All genres will be considered, from painting to photography to sculpture – anything inspired by the prairie and made by you! The entry fee is $5.00 per piece, with a maximum of six entries per artist. For more information, visit www.stevenshistorymuseum.com/horizontal-grandeur or contact us with questions.
Sunday, July 15, 2018
Come to the museum on the Sunday of Prairie Pioneer Days to hear a great line up of musicians! If you would like to share your musical talents with us on this day, please let us know!
Embroiderer’s Guild of America Exhibit
January 14-April 1, 2019
Stay tuned for more details!