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1820 AND BEYOND — Sonderegger Symposium expands on Lewis Cass exhibit currently on display at the Beaumier Heritage Center.

Sonderegger Symposium expands education of regional history

Ryley Wilcox November 9, 2023

The Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center and Center for Upper Peninsula Studies is presenting the 23rd Annual Sonderegger Symposium in the Northern Center Friday, Nov. 10 beginning at 8 a.m.  The theme of...

CLAIMING MICHIGAN — The canoe showcased at the exhibit, Claiming Michigan: The 1820 Expedition of Lewis Cass, which is now on display at the The Beaumier Heritage Center until January.

Exploring the expedition of Lewis Cass at Beaumier

Rachel Pott September 29, 2023

With great celebration, the Beaumier Heritage Center welcomed the opening of its newest exhibit, "Claiming Michigan: the 1820 Expedition of Lewis Cass." The exhibit opened on Sept. 16 with a ceremony and...

ITS ALL DOWNHILL — The Beaumier Heritage Center presents its current exhibit, Its All Downhill: Alpine Skiing in the U.P.

Skiing in the UP: It’s all downhill from here

Madoline Plattenberg February 22, 2023

Dan Truckey grew up skiing in the Western U.P. and has always held a keen interest in the history behind ski resorts in the U.P. “There has been a lot of well-documented history done on ski jumping...

KARDEMIMMIT - The Finnish female quartet is returning to NMU with their modern spin on traditional Scandinavian music. Their performances include both singing and the music of the kantele, the Finnish national instrument.

Finnish band Kardemimmit explores womanhood through music

Madoline Plattenberg, Features Editor September 16, 2022

Twin sisters Leeni and Anna Wegelius, the latter of whom is the producer of the Finnish band Kardemimmit, both recall the very first time they saw the Milky Way during their last U.S. tour. “We were...

SCOTTISH ROCK - Martin Gillespie from Scottish folk-rock band Skerryvore plays the bagpipes at one of their shows. Skerryvore will be headlining the Winter Roots Festival on March 19 at the Forest Roberts Theatre at 7:30 p.m.

Winter Roots Fest brings Finnish and Scottish music to Marquette

Olivia Apa, Features Writer March 16, 2022

For four nights this week, bands will perform at a different location around Marquette for the Winter Roots Festival. It will feature music ranging from Finnish inspired reggae-pop to jazz and rock &...

JAMRICH—On Thursday, Feb. 17, located in Jamrich 1100, the Critical Race Theory forum will be held with a max capacity for in-person viewing at 100.

Beaumier to host Critical Race Theory forum, Q&A session to follow

Ayanna Allen, Staff Writer February 16, 2022
The Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center will host a forum on critical race theory this Thursday at 7:30 p.m. and feature faculty perspectives on how CRT has affected their fields of study and perspectives.
A beautiful location

Heritage Center holding exhibit on history of NMU architecture

August 27, 2021
Through photos, maps, architectural diagrams and artifacts, students can learn about pieces of the campus which no longer exist, including Kaye Hall, and about the significance of structures which are still present, such as Harden Hall.
HISTORICAL HYMNS— Pictured Anthony Brown performing for the fall 2019 showcase on labor. This event is meant to observe the industries and issues the workers had when they first came to the U.P. The performance will be played at the virtual event running from April 9 to April 30.

Beaumier Center showcases historical U.P. industry through performance

Sophia Huhta April 8, 2021

As part of its showcase on labor in the Upper Peninsula, the Beaumier Upper Peninsula Heritage Center will host an online concert beginning Friday, on the life of Paul Robeson, a famous African American...


“Pelkie” explores Finnish communities in the U.P.

Akasha Khalsa March 11, 2021
NMU’s Beaumier Heritage Center continues offering opportunities to explore U.P. history and culture through documentaries. This coming week the Center will be co-sponsoring the premier showing of "Pelkie: 100 Years of Finnishness in Michigan's North Woods," a 3-episode series produced by Dr. Michael M. Loukinen.

Heritage center to stream documentary “Sirkka”

Akasha Khalsa February 25, 2021
The Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center museum on campus, in collaboration with WNMU-TV, will be showcasing the documentary “Sirkka: Past and Present” on Friday, Feb. 26 at 9 p.m.
Songs of Labor

Beaumier Heritage Center to hold virtual concert

Akasha Khalsa February 4, 2021
"Songs of Labor": A Virtual Concert will take place online on Thursday, February 11 from 7 to 8 p.m. The event is planned as a collaboration between NMU’s Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center and Marquette’s Hiawatha Music co-op.
Dance will be a hop into history

Dance will be a hop into history

Jamie Glenn November 2, 2017

The Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center and the NMU Swinging Cats swing dance club are collaborating to host the “50s Sock Hop” dance from 7 to 10 p.m. on Saturday Nov. 4 in the Great Lakes Rooms of the...

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