2024 “We Are Water MN”

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  Thursday, June 20, 2024 - Monday, August 12, 2024

  Multiple Chisago County Venues

We Are Water MN Exhibit - June 20 to August 12, 2024

Chisago County is Hosting the "We Are Water MN exhibit this June 20 to August 12, 2024!

The We Are Water MN exhibit is administered by the Minnesota Humanities Center and travels each year to several Minnesota host communities.  It is an interactive story collecting exhibit that focuses on our relationships with and responsibilities to water. The exhibit includes stories from people reflecting on the meaning and experience of water in Minnesota and in Chisago County, and space for visitors to the exhibit to add their own stories and images. 

The exhibit will be on display at the following locations:

Opening Ceremonies

Join us for the the opening ceremonies for the “We Are Water MN” exhibit in Chisago County.  The opening ceremony will be held at 4:30 P.M. on June 20, 2024 at the North Branch Area Library in North Branch. An additional opening ceremony will be held at 2:00 P.M. on June 21, 2024 at the Chisago County History Center in Lindström. 

  • North Branch Area Library | June 20, 4:30 – 6:30 PM 
  • Chisago County History Center | June 21, 2:00 – 4:00 PM   

Events and Activities

In addition to the exhibit, there will be many events and activities to learn about water issues in Chisago County and why we care about clean water.  View the Events and Activities Flyer (PDF) for a complete list of events and activities.  Some of these activities include:

  • Nitrate Testing Clinic | June 14, 1 – 6 PM | Nessel Town Hall (PDF)
  • 4-H Water Watchers | June 21, 9 - noon | Community Garden, North Branch 
  • Water Storytelling | July 16, 1 – 2 PM | North Branch Library
  • Kids Water Poetry Contest | Submit Entries by July 16 
  • Art + Water Bar | July 17, 4:30 – 7:30 PM | Uncommon Loon, Chisago City
  • Storytelling, Songs & Art | July 26, 6 – 8 PM | Hallberg Center for the Arts, Wyoming
  • St. Croix River Paddle | July 30, 3 – 7 PM | Taylors Falls Lions Club Park
  • Book Reading | August 8, 6 – 8 PM | North Branch Area Library

For more information about We Are Water MN, visit:

www.mnhum.org/program/we-are-water-mn/

 

 

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  • From Thursday, June 20, 2024 to Monday, August 12, 2024

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