Museums and Exhibits
AAW Gallery of Wood Art | HORA – Romanian Americans | Landmark Gallery | North Gallery | Public Art | RCHS Gallery & Research Center | Schubert Club Museum | Uncle Sam Worked Here
Landmark Center is following applicable COVID-19 mandates. In accordance with current City of Saint Paul and Ramsey County guidelines, Landmark Center does not require masks to be worn by visitors. Please note that visitors should be prepared to wear masks in tenant spaces as required. The Schubert Club Music Museum and the American Association of Woodturners Gallery of Wood Art are continuing their mask requirements. For the most up-to-date information, visit the Shubert Club and American Association of Woodturners Gallery of Wood Art websites.
Public Art: The Permanent Collection of Landmark Center
Landmark Center is undisputedly an architectural work of art – inside and out. Since its reopening in 1978 as a cultural center, it has acquired an impressive collection of art that is on display for the public viewing, at no cost to visitors. You can visit our permanent art collection online at this web page, along with links to learn more about the artists and the art forms and to find art projects that will allow you to create your own art in the spirit of these amazing artists.
Landmark Center North Gallery
An Interrupted Childhood: Polish WWII Survivors in Minnesota
March 5 – April 30, 2023
Opening Reception and Concert: March 5 from 2-4pm
Presented by the Minnesota Polish Medical Society, An Interrupted Childhood: Polish WWII Survivors in Minnesota tells the stories of WWII survivors Adam, Anatol, Leonard, Magdalena, Maria, Walter, and Wiktor. The narratives and photos, collected by curator Katarzyna Litak, immerse the viewers in lessons on suffering, survival, resilience and gratitude.
As part of the exhibit opening, survivor and virtuoso violinist and concertmaster, Adam Han-Gorski, will mark the 75th Anniversary of his solo debut with a concert on Sunday, March 5, 2023 at 2pm on the Musser Cortile.
In conjunction with this exhibit, Ramsey County Historical Society will be hosting virtual History Revealed programs on Thursday, March 2, 2023 at 7:00 pm (History Revealed: An Interrupted Childhood, Part One – Ramsey County Historical Society (rchs.com)) and Thursday, April 6, 2023 at 7:00 pm (History Revealed: An Interrupted Childhood, Part Two – Ramsey County Historical Society (rchs.com)). Guests can register at the links above to participate.
Heritage Organization of Romanian Americans In Minnesota
Suite 319; Sundays 1 – 3pm and by appointment
Visit the HORA Romanian American Cultural Center in room 319. This is a place where Romanian heritage, crafts, history, language, and music are showcased as an integral part of Minnesota’s diverse cultural landscape. Ask about the ongoing activities for children, youth, adults, and the elderly. HORA’s mission is to bring people together, raise public awareness, and create a stronger Romanian American community and a stronger Minnesota.
American Association of Woodturners Gallery of Wood Art
2nd Floor; Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday: 12 – 4pm, and by appointment. More information: 651.484.9094 or www.woodturner.org
The Gallery of Wood Art offers an often surprising and always engaging view of contemporary works created in wood and also features educational exhibits, a display of vintage lathes, and a gallery gift store offering turned items, books and DVDs. Group tours available with appointment. Masks required.
Basement; Building hours
“A Landmark Reclaimed: From Federal Building to Community Icon” in the Landmark Gallery, a permanent exhibition located on the lower level of Landmark Center. The exhibit chronicles the history of Landmark Center and the people who made it the community icon it is today.
Ramsey County Historical Society
Mary Livingston Griggs & Mary Griggs Burke Research Center
Basement; Monday – Thursday by appointment. Appointments can be made by calling 651.222.0701 or visit www.rchs.com/research/research-center.
The Research Center contains non-circulating collections documenting the history of Ramsey County and St. Paul. The collection contains books, periodicals, city directories, maps, photographs, personal papers, business and organization records, architectural information, and materials on clubs, schools, and churches. Located in the lower level of Landmark Center.
RCHS Exhibit Gallery
1st floor; Open during building hours (please visit the Landmark Center home page for current information about building hours). Exhibit programs are free and open to the public. Get more information at their website: www.rchs.com
Schubert Club Music Museum
2nd Floor; Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Sunday: 12 – 4pm, Saturday: 10am – 2pm. More info. or to make an appointment 651.292.3267 or www.schubert.org.
Schubert Club Music Museum’s recently renovated 4,500-square-foot space is located on the 2nd floor. Visitors can explore, discover and create music with instruments from around the globe in the Music Makers Zone. Be blown away by an instrument “tornado”, get inside the beat at the Wall of Percussion, and try your hand at the keyboard instruments and learn to play! In the Keyboard Journey, become immersed in the sights and sounds of Schubert Club’s keyboard collection – from 16th century spinets to iconic 20th century electro-mechanical keyboards. Explore the history and development of these instruments through the stories of their inventors, builders, and musicians, and hear from composers in their own words in the Gilman Ordway Manuscript Collection. Masks required.
Uncle Sam Worked Here
Building wide; Building hours
A self-guided, interactive interpretive exhibit that gives visitors a glimpse into the life of Landmark Center as the Federal Building from 1902 to 1965: federal courts, wartime activities, Prohibition and gangsters, postal history (until 1974), immigration and citizenship, and more.
- Learn more about the exhibit, click here.
- Schedule a school tour or guided tour, email here.
- View our video and interactive online program, click here. (Adobe Flash Player needed to run interactive.)