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The Germanic-American Institute has a mission to foster appreciation and understanding of German culture, language, arts, and ongoing history. It also has a lending library with German language books, films, CDs, & games available to GAI members.
Cultural Programming at the Germanic-American Institute
GAI offers a variety of public events throughout the year. The second weekend of June is Deutsche Tage Weekend. They also offer a Holiday Open Haus, and a Karneval Tanzparty in conjunction with Winter Carnival. Families may also enjoy author talks, speakers, film screenings, and performers from across the U.S. and Europe.