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See the Exhibit

We Are Water MN

An interactive exhibit and programs that explore the science, history, stories, culture, and relationships of water in Minnesota.

Visit the exhibit at the Hunt Utilities Group Resilient Living Campus
April 27 through June 17, 2023
Monday 10am - 6pm
Wednesday & Friday 10am - 4pm
Saturday 10am - 2pm


Exhibit is free -- Large groups please schedule ahead by emailing or calling 218-587-2303
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Photo Contest

Stop by the Happy Dancing Turtle/Hunt Utilities Resilient Living Campus during open exhibit hours (see above) to cast your vote!

Water Testing

 Thanks to one of the partners in hosting We Are Water MN, the Minnesota Department of Health, you can learn how often you should have your water tested, what to test for and where to get the testing done. Please click on the button below for more information! 

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Call for Volunteers

Volunteers are needed to greet and host people coming to the We Are Water MN exhibit. Training will be provided. Sign up for two- or three-hour shifts during the hours listed above.  Thanks for considering this opportunity to meet people who care about water! If you have questions, please email

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Past Events

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Carrie Jennings, research and policy director with Freshwater, presented "The Long History of Water in the Northern Lakes Region" as part of the 17th Annual Back to Basics on February 11.  Photo by Pine Haven Photography.

We are Water MN is led by the Minnesota Humanities Center in partnership with the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency; the Minnesota Historical Society; the Board of Water and Soil Resources; the Minnesota Departments of Agriculture, Health, and Natural Resources; and University of Minnesota Extension.

We are Water MN is funded in part with money from the Clean Water, Land, & Legacy Fund that was created with the vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008 and by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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