Opening Reception Lines with Power & Purpose: Editorial Cartoons Tuesday, March 26, 5:00PM - 8:00PM Hjemkomst Center
Please join us in celebration of our new exhibition, Lines with Power & Purpose: Editorial Cartoons. The exhibition explores the history of one of America's favorite mediums, drawing from The Melton Gallery collection of political newspaper cartoons at the University of Central Oklahoma. Through this collection, you'll be introduced to a wonderful survey of American political history and media. Local sponsor Forum Communications Company is helping us bring to the Hjemkomst Center, and they're even lending us the talents of local Forum cartoonist, Trygve Olson, who will offer a keynote presentation.
Admission is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be provided.
Sunday, March 30
Cursive Classes w/ Anne Kaese Saturday, March 30, 10:00AM - 5:00PM Comstock House
Join us at the Comstock House when we host HCSCC member and local calligrapher extraordinaire Anne Kaese for three courses on the art of cursive. Beginners Cursive will be offered 10:00AM to 12:00PM; Creative Cursive will be offered 12:30PM to 2:30PM; and The Genteel Art of Letter Writing will be offered 3:00PM to 5:00PM. Classes are offered in collaboration with Moorhead Community Education and seats may be reserved online. Fees include supplies and a fountain pen.
A Holi Closing Reception Sunday, March 31, 4:00PM - 6:00PM Hjemkomst Center & Viking Ship Park
Join us for our final day exhibiting Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation. We're marking the occasion with a free Holi-inspired closing reception. An indoor reception at 4:00PM will feature food, drinks, and a brief lecture and folk dance; at 5:00PM we'll move outside to enjoy a bonfire and some COLOR.
The event is free and open to the public.
Thursday, April 11
Music in the Parlor Thursday, April 11, 6:30PM - 8:00PM Comstock House
In a partnership with Concordia College, we host classical music recitals at the Historic Comstock House every second Thursday of the month throughout the school year. The musicians change, but the music remains local and outstanding.
Concerts start at 7:00PM and doors open at 6:30PM for light refreshments and house tours of one of Moorhead's historic frontier mansions. Concerts are limited to 25 listeners, so we encourage you to reserve early.
A History of the Dakota POW Letters Tuesday, May 21, 6:00PM - 7:30PM Hjemkomst Center
Join us for a free lecture from Dakota Studies professor and Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate Tribal Elder Dr. Clifford Canku. One of the authors of Dakota Prisoner of War Letters: Dakota Kaskapi Okicize Wowapi, Canku delivers a history of the 1862 U.S. - Dakota War and an introduction to his work researching and translating the Dakota Prisoner of War Letters.
Admission is FREE and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.
This event is offered with support from the Science Museum of Minnesota and in conjunction with our current exhibition, RACE: Are We So Different?