Minnesota's Legacy

U.S. and Minnesota Constitutions Exhibit

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$65,658
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Minnesota Historical Society
Status
In Progress
End Date
June 2013
Activity Type
Education/Outreach/Engagement
Counties Affected
Statewide
Statewide
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota for 2011 Chapter 6, Article 4, Subdivision 5, Programs.

Appropriation Language

Programs. $4,800,000 the first year and $4,800,000 the second year are for programs and purposes related to the historical and cultural heritage of the state of Minnesota, conducted by the Minnesota Historical Society. Laws of Minnesota for 2011 Chapter 6, Article 4, Subdivision 5, History Partnerships.

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$65,658
Direct expenses
$65,658
Project Overview

The Minnesota Historical Society brought the only traveling copy of the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights to Minnesota in the exhibit, "We the People: The First Official Printing of the U.S. Constitution" on view at the Minnesota History Center April 3 – July 4, 2012. The exhibit featured a rare, early version of the U.S. Constitution, published in 1787, and an even more rare draft of the Bill of Rights, along with original editions of the two state of Minnesota Constitutions.

Project Manager
First Name
Dan
Last Name
Spock
Organization Name
Minnesota Historical Society
Street Address
345 Kellogg Boulevard West
City
St. Paul
State
MN
Zip Code
55102
Phone
612-822-3504