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This blog is primarily written by Ann Grandy, Assistant Curator.

Charles Beck Art Exhibit Open

“Artist + Muse,” an exhibit of woodcuts by Charles Beck from the Timothy Murphy Collection, is now open at the Pope County Museum through the end of October. Charles Beck is an Ottertail County artist who created woodcut prints of … Continue reading

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Flag Day

Happy Flag Day, June 14, 2019!   In honor of Flag Day we are featuring a 38-star flag from the Pope County Museum collection. The flag was donated    to the museum by Wencil Kalina of Lake Reno without a lot … Continue reading

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Weather Announcement

Mother Nature is providing a solid amount of moisture this winter.  We are solidly in favor of working with her.  The Pope County Museum will likely be closed tomorrow, Saturday, March 9.  Please call ahead if you plan to travel. … Continue reading

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Archaeology Lecture Nov. 4

Over the last year, Archaeo-Physics, a team of archaeologists, conducted a survey of known and potential Pope County archaeological sites.  A public presentation of survey findings will be held on Sunday, November 4, 2:00 pm at the Villard United Methodist … Continue reading

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The Shed Update

Finishing touches on the outside of our new building, “The Shed,” continue this week with sidewalks.  John Whittemore’s concrete crew is replacing the ramps to the main building and placing new sidewalks.  The design calls for sidewalks that create outdoor … Continue reading

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St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Services

Evening Prayer Service and Sunday Service at St. Paul’s Church We are blessed this year to host TWO services at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church on the museum grounds.  An Evening Prayer Service will be held next Wednesday, August 29 at … Continue reading

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Statistics for Museum Geeks

The recent storage system installation at the Pope County Museum created some interesting statistics. In planning the system, we had to carefully examine the whole museum collection and how it would best fit into the new shelves. Over the years … Continue reading

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