Public Programs

Moon Fest

OCTOBER

Jazzed Up

 


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; 5:30 – 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

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Global Minnesota

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.

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?

 

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; $10

"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; $10

"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 15 - Saturday
Performance: Minnesota's Coldest Case: The Unsolved Murder of John Hays
F. K. Weyerhaeuser Auditorium; 7 pm; $10

"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.

MN Music Coalition: Workshop Wednesday
Courtroom 326; 6:30 pm; $5 for non-members

Come to their regular workshops offered on Wednesdays. To get more information call 1-651-347-1662.

 

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 Southeast Asian festival celebrated at Landmark Center.  There will be activities, crafts, food, performances, lion dance 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


OCTOBER kids= Kids Friendly

KidsJam Strings

Rice Park

October 2 - Tuesday kids
Schubert Club KidsJam: Strings Across the Ocean!
Room 205, 10:30 am;  $5/child

Trio Larsson (Anders Larson, Maria Larsson, and Ross Sutter) will perform and explain their music CREATE a magical, mysterious, multi-instrument band with the musicians. LISTEN and LEARN as the trio introduces several stringed instruments in a short concert. PLAY the instruments and strike up your own string band!.  For more information call 651-292-3266.

Rice Park Progressive Party
Landmark Center and other buildings; 4:30 pm; Free

Come in and start your exploration of the buildings in the Upper Town area, have some treats on us and find out what everyone is doing at the Ordway, Hotel, Landmark Center and public library. 

 

KidsJam Strings

October 3 - Wednesday kids
Schubert Club KidsJam: Strings Across the Ocean!
Room 205, 10:30 am;  $5/child

Trio Larsson (Anders Larson, Maria Larsson, and Ross Sutter) will perform and explain their music CREATE a magical, mysterious, multi-instrument band with the musicians. LISTEN and LEARN as the trio introduces several stringed instruments in a short concert. PLAY the instruments and strike up your own string band!.  For more information call 651-292-3266.

Courtroom concert

October 4 - Thursday
Schubert Club Courtroom Concert
Courtroom 317; 12 pm; Free

Join the Schubert Club as they begin another great season of classical and other music formats in this intimate setting.  Bring a lunch as coffee will be served.  For more information call 651-292-4367.

Nimble Observers: Sketching impressions of the Human Form
North Gallery; Opening Reception 5 pm; Free

They come from very diverse career backgrounds; architects, designers, engineers, writers, graphic designers, teachers, and even real artists! But in all their diversity, they have a common desire to continue to learn and grow. And they also enjoy a challenge…so they’ve chosen to draw the human form. It sharpens the skills of keen observation, improves drawing abilities and stimulates the imagination. It is also one of the most difficult to master.  For more information call 651-292-1239.

pencil sketch

October 7 - Sunday
Workshop: Sketching the Human Form
North Gallery; 1-3 pm; Free but reservations required

We all see and express the human form differently…there is no ‘right way’ to draw.  The idea is to put technology aside for a moment, sit quietly with a pencil and paper in hand and delight in what you discover on the pate…then do it again.  There will be a live model, and accepting all skill levels, but space is limited to 20.  Although the workshop is free, you must make a reservation by calling 651-292-1239 or email jbrooks[at]landmarkcenter.org


Ballet Tuesday

October 9 - Tuesday kids
Ballet Tuesdays
Musser Cortile; 12 pm; Free

Come and bring your aspiring dancer to Landmark Center and watch the talented troupe from Saint Paul Ballet perform, demonstrate and give you sneak previews of their season works.  Bring a lunch or grab something from Anita’s Café.


Susan Foote's book

Global Minnesota

October 10 - Wednesday
History Revealed Landmark Lunch Series: Susan Bartlett Foote
Courtroom 326; 12 – 1 pm; Free

The Crusade for Forgotten Souls recounts Minnesota’s reform movement that broke the stigma surrounding mental illness, publicized the painful truth about the state’s asylums, and resulted in the first legislative steps toward a modern mental health system.  Author Susan Foote will focus on the challenges and issues that faced these advocates in Ramsey County, and the reforms that they set in place. The Crusade for Forgotten Souls will be available for purchase and for signing.

 

Global Conversations: South Africa's Fragile Democracy
Courtroom 317; 12 pm; Free

The African National Congress (ANC) party has governed South Africa since the end of apartheid in 1994. But the party today suffers from popular frustration over official corruption and economic stagnation. It faces growing threats from both left and right opposition parties, even as intraparty divisions surface. Come hear Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield take on it all.

 

Courtroom concert

 

October 11 - Thursday
Schubert Club Courtroom Concert
Courtroom 317; 12 pm; Free

Join the Schubert Club as they begin another great season of classical and other music formats in this intimate setting.  Bring a lunch as coffee will be served.  For more information call 651-292-4367.

Border Crossing chorale

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October 17 - Wednesdaykids
Border CrosSing Choral Concert
F.K. Weyerhaeuser Auditorium; 7 pm; $5 - $10

Border CrosSing is a choral ensemble founded in early 2017 with the mission of integrating historically-segregated audiences and musicians through the performance of choral music.  500 years of Latin American Music is the theme for the evening.  The concert will feature music and stories from the last 500 years.  Purchase tickets by going to www.bordercrossingmn.org/concerts.

MN Music Coalition: Workshop Wednesday
Courtroom 326; 6:30 pm; $5 for non-members

Come to their regular workshops offered on Wednesdays. To get more information call 1-651-347-1662.

128Courtroom concert

October 18 - Thursday
Schubert Club Courtroom Concert
Courtroom 317; 12 pm; Free

Join the Schubert Club as they begin another great season of classical and other music formats in this intimate setting.  Bring a lunch as coffee will be served.  For more information call 651-292-4367.

 

American Housewife

October 19 - Friday
Landmark LIVE! – American Housewife
F. K. Weyerhaeuser Auditorium; 8 pm; $25

American Housewife presents universal themes and irresistible charms. The lyrics hang on regret, longing and movement. The guitar parts are crunchy. The hooks come heavy and often. The harmonies soar. It’s for anyone who’s traveled some distance to arrive at who they are.  The opening act will be Leslie Rich.


 

Wood Lathe

St. Paul Civic Symphony

October 21 - Sunday kids
Woodturning Demonstration
Gallery of Wood Art; 12 pm; 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.

 

 

St. Paul Civic Symphony Concert kids
Musser Cortile; 1-3 pm; Free

The gorgeous sounds of the St. Paul Civic Symphony will fill the Musser Cortile during its first concert of the season.  For more information call 651-292-1239.

 

 

Ghost Tours

October 24 - Wednesday
Gangster Ghost Tour
Building-wide; half hour slots starting at 6 pm; $10

Haven’t met a gangster you liked?  Come to Landmark Center and enjoy a tour throughout the building and visit rooms where gangsters were put to trial.  This is their chance for their ‘ghosts’ to tell the true story of what happened in St. Paul during the prohibition era. BUY TICKETS HERE. or call 651-292-3063 for ticket reservations.

Courtroom concert

October 25 - Thursday
Schubert Club Courtroom Concert
Courtroom 317; 12 pm; Free

Join the Schubert Club as they begin another great season of classical and other music formats in this intimate setting.  Bring a lunch as coffee will be served.  For more information call 651-292-4367.

Costumed characters

October 28 - Sunday kids
Great Pumpkin Halloween Celebration
Musser Cortile; 1-3 pm; Free

Enjoy Halloween festivities at Landmark Center with live entertainment, crafts, treats, and a costume parade.  For more information call 651-292-1239.