Arts Alert: Creative MN Study of Rock County to Be Released at Event on Jan. 16 in Luverne

Creative Minnesota Report about Rock County To be Released at Presentation and Discussion
Jan. 16, 2018 at 5:30 PM

New Study Looks at Impact of Nonprofit Arts and Culture on Rock County Economy

CONTACTS: Sheila Smith, 651.251.0868
Executive Director, Minnesota Citizens for the Arts
Louella Voigt, 507.283.9237
President, Blue Mound Area Theater, Inc

SAINT PAUL, MN:  A new study on the size and impact of the nonprofit arts and culture sector in Rock County will be released at 5:30 pm on January 16, 2018, by Creative Minnesota, Luverne Area Chamber of Commerce and CVB, Palace Theater, and Minnesota Citizens for the Arts. The presentation will be at the Lord Grizzly Gallery in the Coffey Contemporary Arts Building,113 Main St. Luverne, MN  56156. If you would like to attend, please RSVP to the Palace Theatre Box Office, at (507) 283-4339.

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 Rock County study is one of fifteen local reports that will be released in January.

Nineteen Rock County organizations are part of the local study:

  • Blue Mound Area Theatre
  • Brandenburg Prairie Foundation (Brandenburg Gallery and Herreid War Museum)
  • Luverne Convention & Visitor’s Bureau
  • Green Earth Players
  • Rock County Historical Society
  • American Reformed Church
  • Grace Lutheran Church
  • Hardwick Community Club
  • Hills Community Theatre
  • Luverne Area Community Foundation
  • Luverne Community Education
  • Luverne Sr Citizen’s Center
  • Luverne Street Music
  • Rock County
  • Rock County 4-H
  • Rock County Ag Society
  • Rock County Community Library
  • Rock County Fine Arts Association
  • Rock County Opportunities

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: