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PLEIN AIR GRAND MARAIS:  The Tradition Continues..

The Johnson Heritage Post Art Gallery has partnered with the Outdoor Painters of Minnesota (OPM) to coordinate and take on the 2018 Plein Air Grand Marais!
 
PLEIN AIR GRAND MARAIS has been an annual tradition bringing outdoor painters to Lake Superior's North Shore and the community of Grand Marais for more than a decade.  Starting in 2018, Johnson Heritage Post Art Gallery will collaborate with the Outdoor Painters of Minnesota to continue the event in Grand Marais.

2018 Competition Dates:
September 7 - 14, 2018

2018 Exhibit Dates:
September 14 - October 7, 2018

To apply for the Plein Air competition please visit the Outdoor Painter's of Minnesota website by Clicking Here.

For more information please contact the Johnson Heritage Post Art Gallery at 218-387-2314 or by email at: jhp@boreal.org

 

Want to be a Board Member of this important community organization? Click Here for Application. 

218-387-2883
history@boreal.org


NEW EXHIBIT NOW OPEN!

ON THE LINE: A MILITARY HISTORY OF COOK COUNTY


 
NEW: HARBOR HISTORY TOUR VIDEO


CLICK HERE TO VIEW VIDEO



Harbor History Tours are offered every Saturday at 1 pm at the Museum (Next to World's Best Donuts). Meet in front of the Museum to explore the harbor's history in a free walking tour!

 
PASSPORT TO THE PAST
Stop by any Heritage Center or Museum in Cook County to receive your free Passport Booklet. Collect stamps in your booklet by 
 
visiting the 18 sites listed. Learn about the rich history of Cook County while exploring the historic locations and Museums/Heritage Centers.​

                       To visit the sites virtually goto: passporttothepast.org
                        Stop by the Museum to pick up yours today! 

 
 

WE ALWAYS NEED VOLUNTEERS!   CAN YOU HELP?
 
  • Pick your schedule and time commitment
  • Volunteer seasonally  
  • Prefer working with people or alone
  • Inside or outside
  • Some projects can be done at home
  • Every level of computer skills
  • Every level of physical ability
  • A great way to learn more about our history
        CHECK OUT THE LIST OF OPPORTUNITIES BY CLICKING HERE

 
Thank you so much for considering volunteering for the Cook County Historical Society! If you are interested or have any questions, please give us a call at 218-387-2883 or send an email to historyinfo@boreal.org. We are always happy to discuss the opportunities and answer any questions you may have!
 
 

     
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Click the link to join: http://cookcountyhistory.org/membership.php