Our History

The Sisters of the Order of Saint Benedict arrived in Central Minnesota more than 150 years ago. On these pages you can read about our history, view photos from our archives and explore the annual exhibits put together by the Haehn Museum at Art and Heritage Place.

 Exhibits at the Haehn

To view videos and learn more about our past exhibitions, click here.

Hours of the Haehn Museum

Tuesday - Friday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday, 1 - 3:30 p.m.

Note: Museum will be closed December 24, 2016, until April 2017.


Now Open!

A Lifetime Pursuit

April 30, 2017 - December 23, 2017



Baulu Kuan, OSB, a retired professor of Art and Art History at the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University, shares selections of her paintings, drawings, photographs, ceramics, jewelry and sculpture works. Her photographs and art pieces are from four major archeological sites: Mesosamerica, New Guinea, West Africa, China/Tibet.


Photo by Karen Streveler, OSB, taken at the exhibit opening on April 30, 2017. From left, Barbara Glasrud, art historian, who gave the opening talk; Sister Ingrid Anderson, who welcomed guests; Sister Baulu Kuan.

We are happy to accommodate after-hour visits for groups of 20 or greater. Contact us at (320) 363-7098 or (320) 363-7100, or mwild@csbsju.edu