Stevens County Historical Society

Exhibits & Events


SCHS Annual Meeting and Live Auction

SCHS Annual Meeting and Live Auction

Event: Tuesday, May 25, 2021* on museum lawn

5:30pm Boxed Picnic Dinner, 6:00pm Annual Meeting & Live Auction


Join us on the museum lawn for an evening of FUNdraising!  Enjoy a boxed meal of picnic fare from DeToy's Family Restaurant, attend the annual meeting, and stay for the live auction.  Bring a lawnchair and your wallet!

$8.00 Boxed picnic meal: ham or turkey croissant, coleslaw, a cookie, and a pickle.  Please RSVP to the museum by May 18 with your payment and sandwich preference.

*Inclement weather date: Thursday, May 27, 2021

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Horizontal Grandeur Juried Art Exhibit

Horizontal Grandeur Juried Art Exhibit

Exhibit: June 17-November 12, 2021


Our 13th annual art exhibition is on display mid-June through mid-November.  Enjoy work from artists across the country whose work depicts life on the prairie.

Image credit: Linda Powers - Swamp Milkweed

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Makers Art Festival

Makers Art Festival

Event: Saturday, July 10, 2021


The Makers Art Festival will be a one day event spread throughout Morris to allow for social distancing.  A wide variety of art forms will involve all five senses: attendees will share their pandemic stories in writing with the museum, paint a portion of the community mural on the exterior of the Stone's Throw Cafe building, shop for local art from local art vendors, listen to music by local artists at the bandshell in East Side Park as well as on the museum lawn, pick up a take-and-make STEAM kit (science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics) for kids at the public library, take art classes through the Prairie Renaissance Cultural Alliance (PRCA), observe artists in action through demonstrations, watch, taste, and smell local foods, experience two art exhibits at the museum and the PRCA, and much more!

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Donnelly Walking Tour

Donnelly Walking Tour

Ongoing Exhibit


Donnelly Walking Tour Brochure

Visit Donnelly, MN for our walking tour of the town!  Pick up a brochure/map at the Cenex gas station in Donnelly or the Donnelly Post Office and learn a little history about the buildings as you walk on this self-guided tour.  

Please do not enter private property - stay on sidewalks.

Thank you to Hands for Health of Morris, MN for sponsoring this walking tour!

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Turn of the Century Bands of Stevens County

Turn of the Century Bands of Stevens County

Exhibit: Now-May 28, 2021


Take a look at some of the notable bands from Stevens County history and early attitudes towards music.  Featured artifacts include instruments and uniforms from past bands.  Thank you to Sarlettes Music for their sponsorship of this exhibit!

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Walking Tour of West Side of Morris

Walking Tour of West Side of Morris

Ongoing Exhibit


West Side of Morris Walking Tour Brochure

Grab a brochure (located in the plastic box outside of our Nevada Avenue entrance) for your family and bike or walk the route through the west side of Morris, MN. The tour brochure has 10 locations listed. It takes about an hour to walk the full path, stopping to read the history about each building/home.

Please stay on the sidewalk and do not enter private property. Observe all safety rules regarding public streets and roads. Thank you to Riverview for partnering with us!

Watch for future walking tours from your Stevens County Historical Society! 

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Walking Tour of Hancock, MN

Walking Tour of Hancock, MN

Ongoing Exhibit


Hancock Walking Tour Brochure

Join the Stevens County Historical Society (SCHS) on the road!  Our walking tour of Hancock, MN is ready for you to experience.  Grab a brochure/map for your family at the Hancock City Office and bike or walk the route.  The tour brochure has 10 locations listed.  It takes about an hour to walk the full path.

Please practice social distancing between families and wear your mask when within 6 feet of others.  Please stay on the sidewalk and do not enter private property.  Observe all safety rules regarding public streets and roads.

Thank you to Hancock Concrete for partnering with us to sponsor this event!

Watch for future walking tours from your Stevens County Historical Society!

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Centennial Celebration of SCHS

Centennial Celebration of SCHS

2022


Watch for more details about a reception for our new permanent exhibit on Stevens County, a barn dance (June 17, 2022), walking tours, and more!

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