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 […]
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 […]
The participants of the Hmong Elder Center never thought of their crafts as art. The cross-stitched flower cloth called Paj Ntaub and the freshly woven bamboo items in the process known as hiab poj tawb where always just a way of life. Despite this belief, the elder’s hands moves elegantly through the seams of the […]
Meet Koobmeej Lee, Hmong Museum’s newest board member.
Unforgotten: The legacy begins Inspiring, motivating, insightful, awesome and nostalgic are just a few words used by the participants of the first showing of Unforgotten, a project hosted by Hmong Museum in partnership with Veterans of the Special Guerrilla Unit. This project seeked to help give the tools of video making to participants in order […]