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.

Saturday, April 27 |  10:30 AM–1 PM
Celebrate Earth Day with kid-friendly activities including flower seed bombs, compost bags, Earth bingo, and an outdoor scavenger hunt. Ages 4 to 12, free and open to the public. More information

Saturday, April 27 |  6:30–8:30 PM
Armchair travel at its best—enjoy food, drink, and a program presented by a Rheinland native. For GAI members and their guests. More information

Summer Class Registration Opens May 6
Continue (or begin) your German language learning this summer! The GAI summer session is scheduled for July and August and registration opens soon! Take advantage of our small class sizes and excellent instructors.

Musik im Mai: Klavierkonzert (Piano Concert)
Saturday, May 11 | 11 AM–Noon
From Bach, to Beethoven, to Shostakovich, this piano concert spans the centuries. Performed by Mark Mazullo, Professor of Music at Macalester College, author, and performer. Free. More info

See Solar in a New Light—Kaffeestube Talk and Field Trip
Saturday, May 18 | 11 AM
Learn how you can get involved with solar energy. Peter Schmitt from US/Solar will talk about the different forms of solar energy,  focusing on resources for the average household. The talk will be followed by an informational bus ride to visit a  solar garden in Stacy, Minnesota. Free and open to the public. Please RSVP for the field trip. More information

Join us on an unforgettable trip to Germany and the Rhineland! More information

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Upcoming Events

2019 Annual Events

FEB 16: Karneval Tanzparty

MAR 23: Pork & Kraut Dinner

JUN 8-9: Deutsche Tage

SEP 13-14: St. Paul Oktoberfest

DEC 7-8: Holiday Open Haus

DEC 14: Christmas Dinner

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