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Hennepin History Museum's exhibitions highlight the diverse and rich history of Hennepin County, the largest county in Minnesota. From urban to suburban to rural, Hennepin County has it all!
Figures & Follies:
Hennepin County's Figure Skating Story
brings our county's rich skating history to life. From lakes and ponds to inside rinks, from wobbly beginners to Olympians, local club skaters to professionals traveling with the homegrown Ice Follies, Holiday on Ice, and other shows, Figures & Follies covers it all.
Opens October 11, 2015
John K. Sherman
Star and Tribune Arts & Culture Critic
This exhibition showcases a harvesting of newspaper columns, photographs, letters, and personal correspondence from the private collection of the Minneapolis Star and Minneapolis Sunday Tribune arts and culture columnist John K. Sherman. Sherman's career at the Star and Tribune spanned nearly 40 years and included reviews of film theater fine arts and music. Included in this exhibition are works by legendary local artists Dewey Albinson, Clement Haupers, Robert Kilbride, Mary Gale Hobbs, Lorraine Le Sueur, and Bettye Olson.