Public Programs

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AUGUST

Moon Festival

SEPTEMBER

Great River Tour

 


AUGUSTkids= Kids Friendly
Building Tour

Aug 3 - Thursday
Public Tours
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

 

Aug 6 - Sunday
Public Tours
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.

Wicklund Cramer together

Walking Tours

Aug 9 - Wednesday kids
Music in the Café: Brian Wicklund and Mike Cramer
Musser Cortile; 12 pm; Free

Brian Wicklund is widely regarded as among the top bluegrass fiddle performers in the country. As bandleader of the Minnesota-based Barley Jacks, he also showcases his formidable talents as mandolinist and songwriter. Mike Cramer started his performing career playing guitar on Mississippi paddle boats as a teenager. With a degree in jazz performance and numerous flatpack guitar championships under his belt, he is among the most versatile guitarists in the Midwest.The program is free and open to the public.  For more information go to Music in the Café web page, or call 651-292-1239.

 

Saint Paul Walking Tour: Rice Park
Visitor Information Center; 10 am; Free

Explore what Saint Paul has to offer in unique and historical perspective on Minnesota’s capital city.  This tour will take you to the buildings that surround the beautiful Rice Park.  Reservations can be made by going to this page. Then scroll down to the tour of your choice.

Building Tour

Aug 10 - Thursday
Public Tours
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

Aug 13 - Sunday
 Public Tours
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.

Summer Arts Discovery: "Make it and Take it" workshop
Musser Cortile; 1 -4pm; Free

Meet with one or more of the artists and make your own piece of art work to take home with you that day. The workshop will take place on the Musser Cortile and is free and open to the public.

Walking Tours

Aug 16 - Wednesday
Saint Paul Walking Tour: Heart of the City
North Lobby; 10 am; Free (res. Req.)

Explore what Saint Paul has to offer in unique and historical perspective on Minnesota’s capital city.  This tour will take you to significant buildings along St. Peter Street, starting with Candy Land.  Reservations can be made by going to this page. Then scroll down to the tour of your choice.

Building Tour

Aug 17 - Thursday
 Public Tours
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

 

Aug 20 - Sunday
Public Tours
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.

 

 

Woodturning Demonstrationkids
Gallery of Woodart; 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

Aug 23 - Wednesday
Saint Paul Walking Tour: Great River
Upper Landing Park; 10 am; Free (Res. Req.)
Explore what Saint Paul has to offer in unique and historical perspective on Minnesota’s capital city.  This tour will take you along the Mississippi River and explores the historical relationship between the city and the river.  Reservations can be made by going to this page. Then scroll down to the tour of your choice.

 

Building Tour

 

Aug 24 - Thursday
 Public Tours
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

Aug 27 - Sunday
Public Tours
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.

Building Tour

 

Aug 31 - Thursday
 Public Tours
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.


SEPTEMBERkids= Kids Friendly

128Labor Day

September 4 - Monday
Labor Day Holiday
LANDMARK CENTER IS CLOSED TODAY


 

128Nature

September 7 - Thursday
National Connections: Opening of Robyn Beth Priestley Art
North Gallery; 5-7 pm; Free

Robyn Beth Priestly creates artwork that expresses our connections to nature by highlighting natural areas and the plants and animals in our local, state and national parks. Through her artwork, she expresses a deep love and respect for nature and a commitment to environmental stewardship, and hopes to insprie understanding and respect for the natural world that is available to us all in our parks. For more information call 651-292-1239.

Moon Festival

September 10 - Sunday kids
Sundays at Landmark: Mid-Autumn Moon Festival
Musser Cortile; 4-6 pm; Free

Mid-Autumn Moon Festival kicks off the Sundays at Landmark series with crafts, music, food samples and other children’s activities that are centered around this typically Asian festival.  Each person will have the chance to make a lantern to use as part of the parade around Rice Park at the end of the festivities. For more information call 651-292-1239.

Walking Tours

Vintage Saint Paul Tour

September 13 - Wednesday
Saint Paul Walking Tour: Rice Park
Visitor Information Center; 10 am; Free

Explore what Saint Paul has to offer in unique and historical perspective on Minnesota’s capital city.  This tour will take you to the buildings that surround the beautiful Rice Park.  Reservations can be made by going to this page. Then scroll down to the tour of your choice.

 

Vintage SaintPaul Tour
Information Center; 6 pm; $30

The Vintage Saint Paul Tour will take participants on an evening stroll back in time. Starting in Landmark Center, the tour will head down Saint Peter Street to see Mickey's Diner. The tour will then make its way over to the Coney Island. Only open for special engagements, the Coney Island will welcome the Vintage Saint Paul Tour guest with a classic Coney Dog and beverage. The tour will next stop at Candyland for a sampling of their famous popcorn.
Call 651-292-3063 for more information.

Global Minnesota

September 13 - Wednesday
Global Conversations: Geopolitics of Energy
Courtroom 317; 12 pm; Free: Reservations Required

Part of a monthly series that covers significant issues important to the United States.  Former Ambassador to Turkey, Ross Wilson will discuss the effect of U.S. petroleum security on foreign policy. Despite the so-called "energy revolution," the U.S. today is by no means disentangled from foreign dependence and global trends. The program is jointly sponsored by Landmark Center and Global Minnesota. You can make your reservations and get more details at Global Minnesota website.

Dakota Dave Hall

September 15 - Friday
Landmark Live: Dakota Dave Hull
F.K. Weyerhaeuser Auditorium; 8 pm; $20/$25

Hailed by everyone from Dave Van Ronk to Doc Watson, from the Washington Post to Downbeat, Dakota Dave Hull’s guitar style spans a wide musical geography to create an infectious, uniquely personal blend of jazz, ragtime, folk, blues, Western swing, and vintage pop. Dakota Dave is a restlessly curious, adventurous traveler along the broad highway of America’s music. In his playing the masters speak, but in a vocabulary that is Dave’s alone: alternatively mirthful and moving, always melodic. Dave is a recipient of a 2013 Traditional Arts grant from the Minnesota State Arts board.

 

Wood Lathe

September 17 - 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.

 

Naturalization Ceremony

September 18 - Monday
Naturalization Ceremony
Musser Cortile; 10 am and 2 pm; Free to view

Applicants from all over the world have been living here and studying to become citizens of the United States. Today is their day and you can come watch this moving ceremony as they proudly take their oath of allegiance.

Walking Tours

September 20 - Wednesday
Saint Paul Walking Tour: Heart of the City
North Lobby; 10 am; Free (res. Req.)

Explore what Saint Paul has to offer in unique and historical perspective on Minnesota’s capital city.  This tour will take you to significant buildings along St. Peter Street, starting with Candy Land.  Reservations can be made by going to this page. Then scroll down to the tour of your choice.

Tom Brown

 

September 21 - Thursday
History Drama: Partners in Crime
FK Weyerhaeuser Auditorium; 7 pm; $10

Partners in Crime examines the notorious alliance between bootlegging boss Leon Gleckman and Saint Paul police chief “Big Tom” Brown.  The production features a cast of volunteer actors and actresses, many of whom have day jobs as lawyers or judges. For more information call 651-292-1239.

Lecture: Fountains of Life and Death: The Origins of the Twin Cities Water Supply System
North Gallery; 12 pm; Free

Dr. John Anfinson is the Superintendent of the Mississipi National River and Recreation Area, the Twin Cities National Park. He examines the origins of the Minneapolis and St. Paul water supply systems. Unknowingly, the two cities became a human experiment about the consequences of taking our drinking water for granted and ignoring obvious solutions. He reminds us that we should not forget where our water comes from and what might be in it. For more information call 651-292-1239.

Tom Brown

September 22 - Friday
History Drama: Partners in Crime
FK Weyerhaeuser Auditorium; 7 pm; $10

Partners in Crime examines the notorious alliance between bootlegging boss Leon Gleckman and Saint Paul police chief “Big Tom” Brown.  The production features a cast of volunteer actors and actresses, many of whom have day jobs as lawyers or judges. For more information call 651-292-1239.


Tom Brown

September 23- Saturday
History Drama: Partners in Crime
FK Weyerhaeuser Auditorium; 7 pm; $10

Partners in Crime examines the notorious alliance between bootlegging boss Leon Gleckman and Saint Paul police chief “Big Tom” Brown.  The production features a cast of volunteer actors and actresses, many of whom have day jobs as lawyers or judges. For more information call 651-292-1239.

Walking Tours

 

September 27 - Wednesday
Saint Paul Walking Tour: Great River
Upper Landing Park; 10 am; Free (Res. Req.)
Explore what Saint Paul has to offer in unique and historical perspective on Minnesota’s capital city.  This tour will take you along the Mississippi River and explores the historical relationship between the city and the river.  Reservations can be made by going to this page. Then scroll down to the tour of your choice.