Arts Alert: Creative MN Study of Eagan to Released Feb. 26

Join Us for the Release of the
Creative Minnesota Study of Eagan

Are you curious about the contribution of the Arts to our local economy and quality of life?

Then join us.
Monday, February 26 @ 5:30 pm
Eagan Room – Eagan City Hall
3830 Pilot Knob Road

Sheila Smith, Executive Director of Minnesota Citizens for the Arts and Chair of Creative Minnesota, will share a report on the economic impact of the Arts in Eagan. You’ll get an insight into the economic activity generated by the arts and artists in Eagan and the hard data you can use to advocate for your art organization.

Stay after the presentation for a discussion about the Super Block and make your mark on the vision for it. 

Haven’t heard of the Super Block yet? It’s a placemaking idea that came out of community feedback and city’s work with the consulting group at Forecast Public Art. Join us to find out more.
About Creative Eagan Collaborative
Creative Eagan Collaborative is a group of six Eagan residents who are participating in the year long Arts Lab program of Arts Midwest. Along with teams from 12 other Minnesota communities we are exploring creative placemaking and ways to leverage creativity to improve the quality of life in our communities.

The City of Eagan Creative Minnesota study is one of fifteen local reports that will be released in January and February, 2018.

Fourteen Eagan organizations are part of the local study:

  • AMPERS/Assn of MN Public Educational Radio Stations
  • Art Works Eagan
  • Caponi Art Park
  • City of Eagan Parks and Recreation – Community Events
  • City of Eagan/Eagan Art House
  • Eagan Art Festival
  • Eagan Historical Society
  • Eagan Men’s Chorus
  • Eagan Theatre Company
  • Eagan TV
  • Eagan Women of Note
  • Eagan’s July 4th Funfest Committee
  • Exultate
  • International Friendship Through the Performing Arts

The Creative Minnesota 2017 statewide and regional reports, as well as additional research about Minnesota’s arts and cultural community can be downloaded for free at: creativemn.org. Creative Minnesota was developed by a collaborative of arts and culture funders in partnership with Minnesota Citizens for the Arts (MCA). The Creative Minnesota team includes: