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Explore the many countries, cities and institutions of HMML’s fieldwork sites.

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Meet some of the people, communities and traditions who are part of HMML’s global team.

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Learn more about the manuscripts in HMML’s digital and microfilm collections.

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Upcoming Events

Mystical Imprints Exhibit: Marc Chagall, Ben-Zion, and Ben Shahn
September 14, 2019 – March 22, 2020
An exhibition of 65 selected works of Ben-Zion, Ben Shahn, Marc Chagall from the Arca Artium Collections at HMML. Runs September 14, 2019 to March 22, 2020 at The Museum of Russian Art, Minneapolis, MN.

Malta, Slavery and Archives: the Legacy of Human Trafficking in Early Modern Documents
February 20, 2020
MCBA Lecture Series 2020: HMML’s Dr. Daniel Gullo looks at the role of small archives in Malta to discuss the nature of slavery and what it tells us about human trafficking, law, and international communication in the 18th century. 7:00-9:00 p.m. at the Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Minneapolis, MN. Tickets.

Mystical Symbolism in Modern Jewish Art
March 11, 2020
HMML’s Katherine Goertz, HMML registrar and curator of the TMORA exhibition, offers a public lecture focusing on the works of Ben-Zion, Ben Shahn, Marc Chagall. 6:30 p.m. at The Museum of Russian Art, Minneapolis, MN. Tickets.

Cut, Eaten, Burnt, Stained: The Perilous Life of Old Books
March 26, 2020
MCBA Lecture Series 2020: HMML’s Dr. Melissa Moreton explores the world of damaged medieval books and demonstrate the resilience of these carriers of knowledge. 7:00-9:00 p.m. at the Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Minneapolis, MN. Tickets.

Books ripped away: Secularization and the Removal of Monastic Books to State Libraries
April 16, 2020
MCBA Lecture Series 2020: HMML’s Dr. Matthew Heintzelman looks at the history of monastic collections that were built over centuries and their removal to the Bavarian State Library, state libraries and archives in Austria. 7:00-9:00 p.m. at the Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Minneapolis, MN. Tickets.