Minnesota Citizens for the Arts

Arts Alert: Checking In With Sheila Smith

Arts Alert: Checking In With Sheila Smith

Checking in with Sheila Smith On Monday morning, we spoke with Sheila Smith, MCA’s executive director, about the week’s events and MCA’s mission. “The damage is a spectrum,” Smith said. “The worst one was Migizi. It’s just really terrible. The...

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Arts Alert: MCA Statement on the Murder of George Floyd

Arts Alert: MCA Statement on the Murder of George Floyd

MCA Statement on the Murder of George Floyd Minnesota Citizens for the Arts is angered, appalled and outraged, like all of you, at the murder of George Floyd. We call for justice to be served for all those responsible. We also call for immediate...

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Arts Alert: Some Good News

Arts Alert: Some Good News

(And Always Look for the Helpers) We have a few items of good news for you today. Minnesota Citizens for the Arts obtained a few changes to the Legacy Fund law that will be helpful to the Minnesota State Arts Board and Regional Arts Councils...

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Arts Alert: Minnesota Arts Town Halls

Arts Alert: Minnesota Arts Town Halls

Minnesota Arts Town Halls You are invited to a Minnesota Arts Town Hall to discuss the next phase of recovery and stability for the Minnesota arts community. We will be holding two of these events: one for individual artists and one for arts...

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Arts Alert: This is What We Are Advocating For This Week

Arts Alert: This is What We Are Advocating For This Week

This is What We areAdvocating For This Week We, like you, have been reacting to the swiftly changing environment for the arts in Minnesota and the nation with a combination of alarm and resolve. Events have moved so quickly that new issues seem...

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Arts Alert: We Are United: A Message From the Field

Arts Alert: We Are United: A Message From the Field

We Are United Dear Minnesota’s Arts Community: Minnesotans are known for working hard, for being generous, and for pulling together in times of crisis. That spirit has never been more present than in this unprecedented and challenging moment. As...

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