Public Programs

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JULY

Summer Arts Discovery

AUGUST

Great River Tour


JULYkids= Kids Friendly

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July 2 - 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

July 6 - 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

July 9 - 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.

Walking Tours

Miss Myra

July 12 - 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.


Music in the Café: Miss Myra and the Moonshiners kids
Musser Cortile; 12 pm; Free

Myra Joan "The Boss" Burnette discovered her unique musical soul when she formed the Moonshiners in a Minneapolis living room in 2013, and immersed herself in the music of the West Bank under the tutelage of Papa John Kolstad and Dean Harrington. With her golden voice, a powerful horn section, brass bass, and resonator guitar, Miss Myra and her Moonshiners bring their unique sound to the sultriest mix of vintage jazz.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.

Building Tour

July 13 - 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

July 16 - 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 Demonstration kids
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

July 19 - 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

July 20- 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

July 23 - 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.

Walking Tours

Riddles

July 26 - 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.

Music in the Café: Little Riddles kids
Musser Cortile; 12 pm; Free

Via driving rhythms, colorful solos, and vocal harmony, Minneapolis-based roots act Little Riddles delivers complex stories with simple melodies in the vein of the American folk traditions. Drawing from the frameworks of bluegrass, early rock 'n' roll, and country western music, the band creates its own sound, blending important aspects of these genres into a 21st century aesthetic.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.

Building Tour

July 27 - 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

July 30 - 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.


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

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.

 

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.