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    Arts Alert: Virtual Arts Advocacy Week Will Be Feb. 16 to 19, 2021!

    Arts Alert: Virtual Arts Advocacy Week Will Be Feb. 16 to 19, 2021!

    What is Arts Advocacy Day/Week? Minnesota Citizens for the Arts works to increase arts funding by bringing arts advocates together with their legislators about the importance of the arts to our lives and our economy. Every year about 500-1000 arts advocates join together for a rally at the Minnesota History Center Auditorium in the morning,

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    Arts Alert: Minnesota Citizens for the Arts Director to Retire

    Arts Alert: Minnesota Citizens for the Arts Director to Retire

    Sheila Smith steps down from statewide arts advocacy group after 25 years of leadership MINNEAPOLIS — December 29, 2020 — Sheila Smith, executive director of Minnesota Citizens for the Arts (MCA), announces her retirement from the organization, after 25 years. She will step down at the end of February 2021. During Smith’s tenure, MCA, considered the strongest arts

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    Arts Alert: Covid Relief for Nonprofit Arts Passed at Both State and Federal Levels

    Arts Alert: Covid Relief for Nonprofit Arts Passed at Both State and Federal Levels

    GREAT NEWS:**COVID RELIEF FOR NONPROFIT ARTS**PASSED AT BOTH STATE AND FEDERAL LEVELS Contact Your County Commissioner Now About State Grant Support for Arts Nonprofits!(National Support on Hold Due to Objections by Trump) MINNESOTA STATE SUPPORT FOR ARTS NONPROFITS Through the work of MCA lobbyist Larry Redmond, the Covid relief bill passed last week by the state legislature and

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