Events

Hennepin History Museum is a busy place, and hosts a wide variety of events and activities, including our signature Fireside Chat series, First Free Thursdays, exhibition openings, special tours, book signings, and traditional artist demonstrations.

Visiting the museum at this time does require the use of stairs.

February 23: The Auto Show

Exhibit Opening

6 - 8 PM

Join us for the opening of HHM's newest exhibition, "The Auto Show." It's a drive through time from Hennepin County's earliest "horseless carriages" through the rise of local suburbs, shopping malls, and drive-ins!

Free and open to the public.

Visiting the museum at this time does require the use of stairs.

March 2: Make Art with Becka

In the Unexpected Art Gallery

6 - 8 PM

Join surface design artist Becka Rahn - featured in the current exhibition "Unexpected Art: surface design inspired by museum collections" - for an afternoon of making art in the gallery.

No experience necessary. Get inspired by Unexpected Art and make some art of your own!

Becka is a fiscal year 2016 recipient of an Artist Initiative grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board. This activity is made possibly by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

Included in museum admission ($5 adults, $3 seniors/students, free for HHM members, free the first Thursday of the month).

Visiting the museum at this time does require the use of stairs.