Arts Alert: Creative MN Study of Hastings to Be Released Feb. 20, 7:00 PM

Contacts: Sheila Smith, 651.251.0868
Executive Director, Minnesota Citizens for the Arts
Deborah Saunders, 651.285.5424
Secretary and Acting Treasurer,
Hasting Prescott Area Arts Council (HPAAC)

Creative Minnesota Report about Hastings To be Released at Presentation and Discussion Feb. 20, 7:00 PM at the Hastings City Council Meeting

New Study Looks at Impact of Nonprofit Arts and Culture on the City of Hasting’s Economy

SAINT PAUL, MN:  A new study on the size and impact of the nonprofit arts and culture sector in Hastings will be released at Feb. 20, 7:00 PM at the Hastings City Council meeting, by Creative Minnesota, Hastings Prescott Area Arts Council, and Minnesota Citizens for the Arts. The release is at Hastings City Hall, 101 4th Street East, Hastings.

The Creative Minnesota study is part of an ongoing series of research reports about the arts and culture sector in Minnesota that is available for free at CreativeMN.org. Creative Minnesota 2017 quantifies the impact and needs of Minnesota’s artists and creative workers, updates previous studies on the economic impact of our state’s 1601 nonprofit arts and culture organizations, and reviews other research about the arts sector in the state. 

The Hastings study is one of fifteen local reports that will be released in January.

Sixteen Hastings organizations are part of the local study:

  • ArtSpace
  • 4-H
  • Art in Hastings/HastingsParks and Recreation
  • Black Dirt Theater
  • Denmark Township Historical Society
  • Hastings Cable Community Access Crop
  • Hastings Chamber of Commerce
  • Hastings Community Education
  • Hastings Parks & Rec
  • Hastings Prescott Area Arts Council/HPAAC
  • Hastings Rotary Club
  • Hastings Senior Center
  • Hastings Show Choir Booster Association, Inc.
  • LeDuc Historic Estate
  • River Valley Band
  • United Way Hastings
  • 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:

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