Tattoo as a Call to Ancestors – An Informal Discussion

The art and history of tattoo is the Morrison County Historical Society’s theme for 2019. In creating their exhibit, The Story Behind the Tat: Tattoo Art in Central Minnesota, the organization has sought out some of the personal reasons people get tattoos. The exhibit reveals some of these reasons, including…

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New Video: Interview at Purple Pain

As part of our online-exclusives for our Story Behind The Tat exhibit, we have begun uploading excerpts from video interviews with tattoo shops. On February 25, 2019, Executive Director Mary Warner interviewed Erik Cagle and Judy Hunstiger of Purple Pain Tattoo in St. Cloud, MN. Judy and her husband, Jeff,…

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