A thousand arts people are in Minneapolis this week at the Americans for the Arts Conference, being held in downtown Minneapolis. It’s been fun to show off our great arts community to the nation. As part of the conference, Congresswoman Betty McCollum was a keynote speaker yesterday. As Chair of the committee in the U.S.
STATE FUNDING FOR THE ARTS The Special Session of the legislature finally ended last week and we have good news to share – we have obtained an 11% increase in state arts funding! This fantastic outcome could not have happened without all of the grassroots outpouring of arts advocates like you from across the state
THE ARTS EDUCATION DATA PROJECT IS HERE A new window into arts education opened today with the launch of the Arts Education Data Project showing what arts courses are being offered in Minnesota high schools. The Arts Education Data Project is a new partnership between Creative Minnesota, the Minnesota Department of Education, and the Perpich