Nov 17 - Mar 27, 2021 Lake of the woods museum

Strike a Pose: Portraits from the Collection

For over 50 years the Lake of the Woods Museum has been collecting photographs of our region and the people who live here. In those years the museum has amassed a collection of over 20,000 photographs. In our newest exhibit, Strike a Pose: Portraits from the Collection, the museum staff have selected over 60 of the most compelling and striking portraits from our extensive photo collection. Spanning many different subject areas, and with some photos dating to the 1880s, this wide ranging portrait exhibit is sure to please the both the history lover and the photography aficionado.

Did you know?

The Lake of the Woods gold rush in the 1890s brought miners and investors from across North America.  By 1893 there were 20 working gold mines on the Lake of the Woods.