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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!

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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.

Final Day February 14, 2016

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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.

Final Day January 17, 2016

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Our Hennepin County:

West Hennepin History Center

Artifacts From the Permanent Collection. West Hennepin County comes to Minneapolis! The Western Hennepin County Pioneer Association's West Hennepin History Center is guest curating the newest OUR HENNEPIN COUNTY gallery, and the result is spectacular. Highlights include some truly spectacular carvings not to be missed, furniture from the Minnetonka Mills, and many other artifacts and photographs showcasing the communities of western Hennepin County

November 20, through February 28.

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Pop Up Exhibit!

The Pillsburys

Part of an upcoming ongoing series of small exhibits looking at Hennepin County Founding Families.