Save Somali Culture: A Fundraiser for the Somali Museum of Minnesota

Tuesday, March 28 2017, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM [CST]

2600 Park Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States


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Event Information

Tuesday, March 28 2017, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM [CST]

About the Event

Join the Somali Museum of Minnesota for a festive evening of traditional Somali food and dance as we celebrate the culture of Somalia in the Twin Cities!

Gather with other supporters to show your support for the Somali Museum's mission to preserve and share Somali culture with all communities. All ticket proceeds and donations made at this event will fund a down payment on a new building for the Somali Museum.

In addition to helping fundraise for a new space for the museum, as our guest you will have the opportunity to network and engage with other donors, from both nonprofit and business sectors around the Midwest.


5:30 - Somali tea and networking
6:00 - Traditional Somali dinner, by Slate & Stone Catering
6:30 - Program featuring the Somali Museum Dance Troupe

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About the Organizer

The Somali Museum is the home of traditional Somali arts in Minnesota. Displaying a collection of over 700 pieces, and offering educational programs about Somali traditional culture that are not offered anywhere else, the Somali Museum offers an unrivaled opportunity for Minnesotans of all backgrounds to encounter and learn about Somali traditional culture. The Somali Museum’s mission is to use this collection as a tool for education: making it possible for young Somalis who have grown up in the United States to connect with their culture, as well as Minnesotans of other ethnic heritage to encounter Somali art and traditional culture for the first time. The Museum's programs explore the changing role of traditional arts and culture as the Somali people move across borders and time. By promoting the highest forms of Somali creativity, the Somali Museum believes that it can also help to diminish harmful prejudice and misunderstanding.

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