Public Programs

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AUGUST


AUGUST kids= Kids Friendly

Building Tour

Live at the Museum

August 2 - Thursday
Public Building Tour
Meet at Information Desk; 11 am; Free

No reservations are necessary for our public tours.  Meet at the Information Desk just inside the Fifth Street entrance. Tours focus on the building's history, architecture, restoration, preservation, and famous and infamous personages.

 

First Thursdays at the Museum kids
Schubert Club Museum; 5 pm; Free

The Schubert Club is offering First Thursdays at the Schubert Club Museum with a free entry and introduction to the many programs they offer to the public. Come find out more at this event. For more information call 651-292-3266.


Building Tour

August 5 - Sunday
Public Building Tour
Meet at Information Desk; 12 pm; Free

No reservations are necessary for our public tours.  Meet at the Information Desk just inside the Fifth Street entrance. Tours focus on the building's history, architecture, restoration, preservation, and famous and infamous personages.

Walking Tours

August 8 - Wednesday kids
Music in the Café: Ghost Wagon
Musser Cortile; 12 pm; Free

This group is a collaborative of similarly-minded musicians, led by singer-songwriter Chuck Nelson, creating earnest and often darkly emotional tales presented via accessible melodies and a join-us-on-the-front-porch vibe.  For more information call 651-292-1239.

Downtown Walking Tour: Rice Park
Meet at Information Desk; 10 am; Free

Enjoy a historic and architectural tour that takes you back in time to learn the hidden secrets of the unique buildings that surround one of the city’s most beloved parks. The walking tour departs from Landmark Center’s Information Center at 10 am.  Reservations can be made by going to RICE PARK TOURS, Then click on the date of your choice.


Building Tour

August 9 - Thursday
Public Building Tour

Meet at Information Desk; 11 am; Free

No reservations are necessary for our public tours.  Meet at the Information Desk just inside the Fifth Street entrance. Tours focus on the building's history, architecture, restoration, preservation, and famous and infamous personages.

Holmen Field by Kosfeld

August 11 - Saturday
"Sketching St. Paul"
Courtroom 430; 10-12pm; free

 An opportunity to release your inner artist during this primer lesson on sketching architecture and nature!  The workshops will meet at the Information Desk inside Landmark Center, and, weather permitting, move outdoors.  In the event of rain, workshops will be held inside Landmark Center.  The event is free, but space is limited to 20 guests, and reservations must be made to Judy Brooks, jbrooks@landmarkcenter.org or 651-292-1239

 

Building Tour

 

August 12 - Sunday
Public Building Tour
Meet at Information Desk; 12 pm; Free

No reservations are necessary for our public tours.  Meet at the Information Desk just inside the Fifth Street entrance. Tours focus on the building's history, architecture, restoration, preservation, and famous and infamous personages.

Vote Today

August 14 - Tuesday
City and State Elections
 North Gallery; 6am – 8pm; Be registered

Elections state-wide are being held for various candidates in your district.  Some voters in the downtown district come to Landmark Center to cast their vote.  To find out where your precinct voting polls are, go to https://pollfinder.sos.state.mn.us/.

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August 15 - Wednesday
Downtown Walking Tour: Heart of the City Tour
Meet in Hamm Foyer; 10 am; Free

Enjoy some of St. Paul’s most historic landmarks on this tour that takes you into the heart of the city. The tour will cover popular spots like Mickey’s Diner, Candyland, the Hamm Building and more!  The tour will depart from Landmark Center’s Hamm Foyer by the 6th Street Entrance at 10 am.  Reservations can be made by going to HEART OF THE CITY TOUR. Then click on the date of your choice.

 

 

 

Building Tour

August 16 - Thursday

Public Building Tour
Meet at Information Desk; 11 am; Free

No reservations are necessary for our public tours.  Meet at the Information Desk just inside the Fifth Street entrance. Tours focus on the building's history, architecture, restoration, preservation, and famous and infamous personages.


Building Tour

Wood Lathe

August 19 - Sunday

Public Building Tour
Information Cente; 12 pm; Free
No reservations are necessary for this public tour. Meet at the Information Desk just inside the Fifth Street entrance. Tours focus on the building's history, architecture, restoration, preservation, and famous and infamous personages.

 

Woodturning Demonstration kids
Gallery of Wood Art; 12 – 3pm; Free

A demonstration in the art of wood turning will be given by one of the members of the American Association of Woodturners.  Learn about the craft and see the fabulous exhibit on display for this month.  For more information call 651-484-9294.

"Sketching St. Paul"
Courtroom 430; 1-3pm; free

An opportunity to release your inner artist during this primer lesson on sketching architecture and nature!  The workshops will meet at the Information Desk inside Landmark Center, and, weather permitting, move outdoors.  In the event of rain, workshops will be held inside Landmark Center.  The event is free, but space is limited to 20 guests, and reservations must be made to Judy Brooks, jbrooks@landmarkcenter.org or 651-292-1239

Walking Tours

August 22 - Wednesday
Downtown Walking Tour: Great River Tour
Upper Landing Park in St. Paul; 10 am; Free

On this tour you will learn about St. Paul’s start and its relationship with the Mississippi River. On this walking tour you will learn some great information while observing the beautiful view of the river and its surrounding areas. The walking tour departs from Upper Landing Park in St. Paul at Shepard Rd. & Chestnut St.  Reservations can be made by going to GREAT RIVER TOUR.  Then click on the date of your choice.

Building Tour

August 23 - Thursday
Public Building Tour
Meet at Information Desk; 11 am; Free

No reservations are necessary for our public tours.  Meet at the Information Desk just inside the Fifth Street entrance. Tours focus on the building's history, architecture, restoration, preservation, and famous and infamous personages.

Building Tour

August 26 - Sunday
Public Building Tour
Meet at Information Desk; 12 pm; Free

No reservations are necessary for our public tours.  Meet at the Information Desk just inside the Fifth Street entrance. Tours focus on the building's history, architecture, restoration, preservation, and famous and infamous personages.

Naturalization Ceremony

Building Tour

August 29 - Wednesday
Naturalization Ceremony
Musser Cortile; 10am and 2pm; Free

Come and observe a moving ceremony as hundreds of immigrants take oath to become American Citizens.  Some have already served in the armed forces and all have studied and worked hard to be here today. 

Public Building Tour
Information Cente; 11 am; Free
No reservations are necessary for this public tour. Meet at the Information Desk just inside the Fifth Street entrance. Tours focus on the building's history, architecture, restoration, preservation, and famous and infamous personages.


SEPTEMBER kids= Kids Friendly

128Labor Day Celebration

September 3 - Monday
Labor Day
The Building is Closed for the Holiday

new Live at the Museum

Richard Cook

September 6 - Thursday kids
First Thursdays at the Museum
Schubert Club Museum; 5 pm; Free

The Schubert Club is offering First Thursdays at the Schubert Club Museum with a free entry and introduction to the many programs they offer to the public. Come find out more at this event. For more information call 651-292-3266.

 

Park Square Theater Opening Reception
North Gallery; 5 – 8pm; Free

Park Square Theatre will celebrate an ending, a beginning and a birthday in September.    Outgoing artistic director Richard Cook, who has been with the theater since its beginnings in 1975, will be part of the new exhibit "Unpacking a Theatre Attic: Park Square's First 43 Years."  The free exhibit will be on view Sept. 6-28 in the North Gallery.  Opening night at Landmark Center also is a going-away party for Cook, from 5:30-8 p.m. Near the end of the exhibit, on Sept. 26 from 5:30-7:30 p.m., there will be a chance to meet new artistic director Flordelino Lagundino at the exhibit. For both receptions, RSVPs (and donations) are requested.  To RSVP or ask questions, contact Lindsay Christensen at 651.767.8483 or lchristensen@parksquaretheatre.org

new Global Minnesota

September 11 - Tuesday
Global Conversations: North Korea
Courtroom 317; 12 pm; Free

Join us for a conversation with former Cultural Affairs Officer Mark Canning as he discusses the future of U.S.-North Korea relations.  Does this new diplomatic opening represent a real opportunity for a denuclearized North Korea and for an official end to the Korean War? Or is the U.S. being played by Kim Jong Un in an attempt to permanently establish North Korea as a nuclear power with the ability to threaten the U.S. at will?

Walking Toursnew

 

September 12 - Wednesday kids
Downtown Walking Tour: Rice Park
Meet at Information Desk; 10 am; Free

Enjoy a historic and architectural tour that takes you back in time to learn the hidden secrets of the unique buildings that surround one of the city’s most beloved parks. The walking tour departs from Landmark Center’s Information Center at 10 am.  Reservations can be made by going to RICE PARK TOURS, Then click on the date of your choice.

History Revealed Landmark Lunch Series: Dennis P. Gardner
Courtroom 326; 12 – 1pm; Free

Denis P. Gardner, “Our Minnesota State Capitol: From Groundbreaking through Restoration”  From gleaming marble and vibrant art to new public spaces, the Minnesota State Capitol’s $310 million renovation—the largest preservation effort since it opened in 1905—is complete.  Learn about the history and rehabilitation of this iconic building from Denis P. Gardner, Minnesota’s National Register Historian at the Minnesota State Historic Preservation Office. Gardner is the author of the recently-released book Our Minnesota State Capitol: From Groundbreaking through Restoration, which will be available for purchase and signing.

 

Theoroi

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September 13 - Thursday
Theoroi
Schubert 205; 7 pm; $5

Theoroi, a project of Schubert Club, aims to cultivate the next generation of Twin Cities arts audiences by engaging a select group of arts ambassadors in a curated season of diverse arts performances and sparking curiosity about the arts through the use of social media. Members attend each arts event as a group, sharing their collective experience and building friendships. The group then uses social media to share their experiences with their own social network. Opportunities for additional enrichment, such as conversations with artists or backstage tours, are arranged for the group before or after many events. Members need to submit an application during the months of June-August for the upcoming season which spans September-June. You are not able to join in the middle of the season, but will need to wait until the next application process begins. To apply CLICK HERE. 

 

Performance: Minnesota's Coldest Case: The Unsolved Murder of John Hays
F. K. Weyerhaeuser Auditorium; 7 pm; $5

"Minnesota's Coldest Case" is the story of the oldest unsolved murder mystery, by the author Gary Brueggemann. With tough scrutiny by historians, the script is written to present the events of our area's "pioneer past" in a fair, accurate, and sensitive treatment.
The original script was written for the stage by Bill Sikorski and is directed by Joe Hendren. Produced and Presented by Minnesota Landmarks.

 

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September 14 - Friday
Performance: Minnesota's Coldest Case: The Unsolved Murder of John Hays
F. K. Weyerhaeuser Auditorium; 7 pm; $5

"Minnesota's Coldest Case" is the story of the oldest unsolved murder mystery, by the author Gary Brueggemann. With tough scrutiny by historians, the script is written to present the events of our area's "pioneer past" in a fair, accurate, and sensitive treatment.
The original script was written for the stage by Bill Sikorski and is directed by Joe Hendren. Produced and Presented by Minnesota Landmarks.

 

Book Cover

 

September 15 - Saturday
Performance: Minnesota's Coldest Case: The Unsolved Murder of John Hays
F. K. Weyerhaeuser Auditorium; 7 pm; $5

"Minnesota's Coldest Case" is the story of the oldest unsolved murder mystery, by the author Gary Brueggemann. With tough scrutiny by historians, the script is written to present the events of our area's "pioneer past" in a fair, accurate, and sensitive treatment.
The original script was written for the stage by Bill Sikorski and is directed by Joe Hendren. Produced and Presented by Minnesota Landmarks.

Wood Lathe

September 16 - Sunday kids
Woodturning Demonstration
Gallery of Wood Art; 12 – 3pm; Free

A demonstration in the art of wood turning will be given by one of the members of the American Association of Woodturners.  Learn about the craft and see the fabulous exhibit on display for this month.  For more information call 651-484-9294.

Walking Tours

September 19 - Wednesday
Downtown Walking Tour: Heart of the City Tour
Meet in Hamm Foyer; 10 am; Free

Enjoy some of St. Paul’s most historic landmarks on this tour that takes you into the heart of the city. The tour will cover popular spots like Mickey’s Diner, Candyland, the Hamm Building and more!  The tour will depart from Landmark Center’s Hamm Foyer by the 6th Street Entrance at 10 am.  Reservations can be made by going to HEART OF THE CITY TOUR. Then click on the date of your choice.

 

Ben Kyle

 

September 21 - Friday
Landmark Live
F.K. Weyerhaeuser Auditorium; 8 pm; $20

Ben Kyle, best known as the songwriter-frontman of the beloved alt-country band Romantica, is also a distinctive solo and collaborative musical voice. Born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, but embracing the musical roots of North America upon his family's emigration to Minneapolis in his teens, Kyle has won numerous ISC songwriting awards and his recordings have been critically heralded.  In 2013 Kyle released a self-titled solo debut, which received rave reviews and inspired the Huffington Post to dub Kyle "A Sleeping Giant." Opening act: Sarah Streitz

 

Autumn Moon Fest

 

September 23 - Sunday kids
Sundays at Landmark: Mid-Autumn Moon Fest
Musser Cortile; 4 – 6pm; Free

This is the 12th annual and traditional Asian festival celebrated at Landmark Center.  There will be activities, crafts, performances and lantern parade outdoors for all families.

Walking Tours

Flordelino Lagundino

 

September 26 - Wednesday
Downtown Walking Tour: Great River Tour
Upper Landing Park in St. Paul; 10 am; Free

On this tour you will learn about St. Paul’s start and its relationship with the Mississippi River. On this walking tour you will learn some great information while observing the beautiful view of the river and its surrounding areas. The walking tour departs from Upper Landing Park in St. Paul at Shepard Rd. & Chestnut St.  Reservations can be made by going to GREAT RIVER TOUR.  Then click on the date of your choice.

 

Park Square Theater Closing Reception
North Gallery; 5:30 pm; Free

Near the end of the exhibit, on Sept. 26 from 5:30-7:30 p.m., there will be a chance to meet new artistic director Flordelino Lagundino at the exhibit. For both receptions, RSVPs (and donations) are requested.  To RSVP or ask questions, contact Lindsay Christensen at 651.767.8483 or lchristensen@parksquaretheatre.org