Arts Alert: New Creative Minnesota Study of Hutchinson to be Released Tuesday April 17


Contacts: Sheila Smith, 651.251.0868
Executive Director, Minnesota Citizens for the Arts
Tom Wirt, 320.587.4718
Board President, Hutchinson Center for the Arts

Creative Minnesota Report about the City of Hutchinson to be Released at Two Presentations and Discussions, Noon and 5:00 P.M., TUESDAY, April 17th

SAINT PAUL, MN:  A new study on the size and impact of the nonprofit arts and culture sector in Hutchinson will be released on April 17th in two presentations, by Creative Minnesota, Hutchinson Center for the Arts, and Minnesota Citizens for the Arts. Both presentations will be at Ridgewater College Hutchinson Campus, Room 247, 2 Century Avenue SE, in Hutchinson.

NOON: Presentation for Government officials and business/Chamber members

5:00 PM: Community presentation for the general public and Arts Organizations

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 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 Hutchinson study is one of fifteen local reports that have been released in the last few months.

Fifteen Hutchinson organizations are part of the local study:

  • Crow River Drumline Association
  • Crow River Singers
  • Historic Hutchinson
  • Hutchinson Center for the Arts
  • Hutchinson Community Video Network
  • Hutchinson Concert Association
  • Hutchinson Photography Club
  • Hutchinson Public Arts Commission
  • Hutchinson Theatre Company
  • McLeod County Historical Society
  • McLeod County Agricultural Assn
  • Minnesota Pottery Festival
  • NoLines Improv Troupe
  • RiverSong Music Festival
  • Wheel and Cog

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: 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: