Gingerbread Architecture: The Sweet Elements of Design

Stearns House, 1874-1884. Image courtesy of the St. Cloud State University Archives.

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Contact:
Ann Marie Johnson
Rethos: Places Reimagined
(320) 632-4007
CentralMN@rethos.org

Gingerbread Architecture: The Sweet Elements of Design

(LITTLE FALLS, MN – October 20, 2021) Love gingerbread? A fan of architecture and construction? Dream of building your own home or designing a structure? Then this class is for you!

Learn the basics of building construction and architectural design at this all-ages, family-friendly, kid-oriented workshop taught by Eric Cheever, the fun-loving Exhibits & Collections Curator for the Stearns History Museum. Eric will show you the inner workings of construction and design and teach about basic building elements during this hands-on class.

Engage your inner architect or builder while creating your own structural masterpiece using icing and gingerbread. It’s sure to be a sweet treat!

Gingerbread Architecture: The Sweet Elements of Design will be held twice at two separate locations in central Minnesota. The first class takes place at The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum in Little Falls on Saturday, November 20th. The second class will be held on Saturday, December 4th, at the Stearns History Museum in St. Cloud. Both classes run from 11 a.m. to noon. Masks are required and class size is limited to allow for social distancing.

General admission is $10. Sliding scale admission options are also available. Register at rethos.org/classes.

This class is brought to you by Rethos: Places Reimagined, and organized by the Morrison County Historical Society, its Central MN Education Coordinator. Rethos Education is financed in part by the State of Minnesota from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund through the Minnesota Historical Society. This activity is made possible in part through a grant from the Five Wings Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation.

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Gingerbread Architecture: The Sweet Elements of Design
Saturday, November 20th, 11 a.m. – Noon
Morrison County Historical Society
The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum
2151 Lindbergh Drive South
Little Falls, MN 56345

Gingerbread Architecture: The Sweet Elements of Design
Saturday, December 4th, 11 a.m. – Noon
Stearns History Museum
235 33rd Avenue South
St. Cloud, MN 56301

$10 – general admission

This activity is made possible in part through a grant from the Five Wings Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation.

Five Wings Arts Council logo. A purple feather over a half-orange, half-bright pink circle with 5 yellow dots within the lower edge of the circle. The words "Five Wings Arts Council" are below the image.
Five Wings Arts Council logo. A purple feather over a half-orange, half-bright pink circle with 5 yellow dots within the lower edge of the circle. The words “Five Wings Arts Council” are below the image.
Stearns House, 1869-1884. Image courtesy of the St. Cloud State University Archives.

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