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University of Minnesota Crookston Presents

We Are Water - Minnesota Traveling Exhibit (January 21 - March 4) - free and open to the public

1/21/19, 12:01 AM

About this event

"We Are Water MN,” a Minnesota traveling exhibit, will be on display from Jan 21 to Mar 4 in the Kiehle Building on the UMC campus. It features an array of informational and interactive displays such as how groundwater is used in Minnesota. It will provide numerous ways to engage with the exhibit and celebrate our connections to water. There is no charge for any of the events an are free and open to the public.

A kick off for the exhibition will take place on Mon, Jan 21, in Kiehle Auditorium in conjunction with the 7th annual RRV Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. During the program will be remarks by Jennifer Tonko, program officer with the Minnesota Humanities Center, greetings by UMC Chancellor Mary Holz-Clause, student leaders, and elected officials.

Several special activities are planned around the Exhibit at UMC including the following:

Fri, Jan 25 is the Visual Art Reception in Kiehle Auditorium. Doors open at 6 pm and an interpretive presentation takes place at 7 p.m. During the past few months, people from the region created these pieces on 12 x 12 inch canvas. The NW Regional Arts Council is supporting the art workshops and the reception.

Tues, Feb 5 is Family Night from 6:30 - 8 pm in Bede Ballroom, Sargeant Student Center.Children, ages preschool to eighth grade are invited to enjoy a range of activities designed just for them around the topic of water in the Sargeant Student Center with students, faculty, and staff from Early Childhood/Elementary Education and Agricultural Education.

Thurs, Feb 7 will feature an Agriculture Water Forum in Kiehle Auditorium from 10 am - 3 pm. Presentations include Minnesota Agriculture Water Quality Certification program, the science of vegetated buffers and movement of water in tile drainage systems. Lunch is provided.
Event Location
  • Kiehle Building
  • Crookston MN
  • USA - United States