Capitol hosts hunt for art treasures

In the spirit of the Winter Carnival medallion hunt, visitors of all ages can head out on self-guided scavenger hunts to discover 12 beautiful and important decorations in the warmth of State Capitol building. For $2, participants may purchase an art treasure booklet, which includes a set of 12 gold stars that are placed next to the corresponding photographs when the item is discovered. At the end of the hunt participants will be awarded a gold state seal and become Junior Art Historians. The booklet is available for purchase at the Capitol’s information desk.

Dates and time are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 1 to 3; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 4, 18 and 25; and 1 to 4 p.m. Feb. 5.

The Capitol is north of downtown St. Paul, accessible from Interstate 94 and Interstate 35E. For more information, call 296-2881.

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