Herzlich Willkommen beim Germanic-American Institute!

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.

Sadly, Saint Paul Oktoberfest is over, but you can relive the fun with our Facebook photo gallery. Vielen Dank to everyone who helped make this event a success! For more Germanic culture and festivities, mark your calendars for Holiday Open Haus, December 1–2.

How do we engage the next generation? How do we change to reflect our rapidly changing society? Along with a presentation of the financial statement of the past fiscal year, we will discuss these questions and give an overview of the events and programming planned for the new year. 
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 REGISTER NOW - Samstagsschule begins September 15!                               Classes are offered for kids age 4 and older and language levels from beginner to advanced   Click here for more information or to register

Wasserkraft (Hydropower) for Kids: A German and Science Workshop
Kids grades K–4 will explore hydropower in this 3-hour hands-on science and German workshop, the first in a three-part series about sustainable energy.

Friday, October 19
9 a.m. to noon for kindergarten to 1st grade
1 to 4 p.m. for 2nd to 4th grade
Before and aftercare options are available

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Come see what’s new in the GAI Bibliothek! Over the past year and a half, many new organizational improvements have been made to the GAI library (Bibliothek), thanks to volunteer Mark Jensen. One highlight is a special section for learners of German, arranged by reading level. Stop by to pick up your German summer reading! More info about library improvements 

Upcoming Events

2018 Annual Events

JAN 27: Karneval Euro-Tanzparty

MAR 24: Pork & Kraut German Dinner

JUN 9-10: Deutsche Tage

SEP 14-15: St. Paul Oktoberfest

DEC 1-2: Holiday Open Haus

DEC 15: Community Christmas Dinner

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Phone: 651-222-7027 • Fax: 651-222-6295 • Contact Us
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