Herzlich Willkommen beim
Welcome to the Germanic-American Institute
We are a Minnesota non-profit whose mission is to foster appreciation and understanding of the culture, language, arts, and ongoing history of the German speaking peoples through public educational and cultural programs.
GAI auf einen Blick
- authorizer of the Twin Cities German Immersion School
- a community dedicated to preserving our roots while looking to the
future by offering:
- a language school for adults and children
- Kinderstube German immersion preschool
- cultural programming throughout the year
- fun monthly membership gatherings
We invite you to come be part of our ever-growing community.
Kaffee und Kuchen
June 15 - July 27
$1 coffee, $2 cake
A summer morning on Summit Avenue is always special! Stop by the GAI on Saturday mornings and say "Guten Morgen!" to the ladies of the Deutscher Damenklub as they serve coffee and hausgemacht cake. Perfect your experience with a leisurely stroll or bike ride on Summit, or even join a Walking Tour at the James J. Hill House.
July 12, August 9, and September 13
Food served until 8pm
$3 each brats and beer
If you can't have a vacation in Germany this summer, enjoy an evening on the GAI lawn. Freshly grilled bratwurst and German beer are just $3 each, with sides and full-sized platters available. Bring along your friends for a cheap night out! No RSVP required. These events are weather-permitting.