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.

Geniale Dilletanten: Subculture in Germany in the 1980s
November 2–18, 2018
An exhibition of film, art, design, fashion, and profiles and music samples from seven experimental bands including Einstürzende Neubauten, Die Tödliche Doris, Der Plan, Freiwillige Selbstkontrolle, Palais Schaumburg, Ornament und Verbrechen, and Deutsch Amerikanische Freundschaft (D.A.F.) 
Exhibition hours

Put some VERGNÜGEN in your autumn with these special courses!
— Oberstufe Leistungskurs: Deutsche Musik & Lieder—von Minnesang bis Cro. (Nov. 10—8 wks)
— Gesprächsrunde: Advanced Intermediate conversation B1/B2 (Dec. 11—5 weeks)
More information and registration

Saturday and Sunday, December 1–2, 11 AM–4 PM
Get in the holiday spirit at our annual Open Haus. This two-day event features authentic food and drink, local vendors selling German Christmas gifts, food, and handmade goods, and activities for the all ages. More details 

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GAI Podcast

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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