Minnesota Humanities Center


Mission and history
Through its emphasis on the humanities, the Minnesota Humanities Center works to build a thoughtful, literate, and engaged society. A Minnesota-based national center and clearing house for the best in the humanities, the Humanities Center: conducts professional development opportunities; creates and disseminates one-of-a-kind educational resources; partners with other organizations to offer humanities programs statewide; and operates a full-service meeting and event center.


Founded in 1971, the Humanities Center is a nonprofit organization affiliated with the National Endowment for the Humanities.