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Hmong Museum receives $76,955 to develop a traveling exhibit for schools and cultural organizations

St. Paul, MN August 21, 2020 — Hmong Museum receives $76,955 Hmong Cultural Heritage Grant through the Minnesota Humanities Center. The grant will fund a year-long community-led collaborative effort to develop a 400 square feet traveling exhibition highlighting four different aspects of Hmong cultural heritage. “We chose to focus on developing a small and interactive […]

2019 Hmong Museum Board Members

2019 End of Year Reflections

(Pictured above are 2019 Hmong Museum Board Members & Executive Director. Left to right: Koobmeej Lee, Nalie Lee-Heidt, Mai Vang, Chuayi Thao and Sandy Lo.)  Dear Friends, As I reflect back at 2019, I am ever thankful for the continued love and support Hmong Museum has from all of you. I just wanted to highlight […]

Hmong Museum awarded grant to develop a folk art class taught by Hmong elders

December 19, 2019. Saint Paul, Minnesota —Hmong Museum received a microgrant of $5,000 from the Minnesota Humanities Center to fund a program that will hire Hmong elders to teach bamboo basket weaving and other folk traditions with community members. This project was conceived after a successful collaboration with the Hmong elder Center in the spring […]

Elder at Partners in Action Exhibit

Press Release: Hmong Museum awarded $40,000 to strengthen their mission

December 2, 2019. Saint Paul, Minnesota —Hmong Museum has been awarded $40,000 from the Nonprofit Infrastructure Grant Program. The grant, which is a state appropriation from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, was advocated and won through a partnership with Propel Nonprofits and the Coalition of Asian American Leaders. “Hmong Museum is a […]