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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.

The GAI is a co-founder and sponsor of the Twin Cities German Immersion School, a public charter located in St.Paul, serving children in kindergarten through 8th grade.

Sandbox Theatre's In The Treetops

Special one-weekend run at the GAI!
October 28 at 1pm & 7pm
October 29 at 1pm
Tickets $5-$15 sliding scale
For ages 8+

Sandbox Theatre is coming to the GAI with 3 performances of their new play In The Treetops, celebrating the life and works of Minnesota-German and New Ulm-native, Wanda Gag. Gag is best known for her books, Millions of Cats, Tales from Grimm, and The Funny Thing. The entire production of In The Treetops was created from scratch by Sandbox Theatre with the story focusing on Wanda Gag's formative years as a teenager and young adult. Filled with fairy tales, fables, and songs, In The Treetops will appeal to both children and adults.

Click here to learn more! 

Fall Classes for Adults, Samstagsschule and Fall Camp for Children 


Registration now open for German for Business, Gesprächsrunde Conversation and Oberstufe Literatur classes

Register now for the session on November 4 from 10am to noon
Small group tutoring session with GAI teachers for Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced levels. No preset curriculum - students determine topics and questions to be reviewed and discussed. Registration includes Kaffeestube and 2-hour session with teacher. 

SAMSTAGSSCHULE - SATURDAY SCHOOL FOR KIDS & TEENS                                    German classes for kids & teens from 4 years old through High School age. 

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