Minnesota Citizens for the Arts

The Arts: A Driving Force in Minnesota’s Economy

03/09/06 The Arts: A Driving Force in Minnesota’s Economy STATEWIDE RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS: • Arts and culture organizations surveyed: 1584 • Audience economic impact: $352,681,956 ∑ Organization economic impact $485,845,713 ∑ Total...

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MCA Joins the Modern Age

12/15/05 Give the Gift of Arts Advocacy! MCA Joins the Modern Age: We are very happy to announce that you can now join MCA on-line securely here. As a supporter of Minnesota\\’s arts community, you know that it is important for us to speak...

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Upcoming Advocacy Events

11/18/05 1. Join us for the “Arts Advocacy 101” Class in Willmar on December 6 2. Volunteers Needed at MCA! Nov. 22 & Nov. 23 3. New Report on the Arts in Rural Minnesota; “Bright Stars.” 1. Join us for the...

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Arts Advocacy Events – Save the Date!

10/31/05 1. Advocacy 101 Classes to be Offered by MCA 2. Arts Advocacy Day: Save the Date! 3. Booker Leaving Minnesota State Arts Board 4. Small Increase for Arts in Education Programs Passes U.S. Senate 5. Data Collection for Minnesota Arts and...

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Help Artists Affected by Hurricane Katrina

10/13/05 1. You are invited to MCA’s Annual Meeting featuring Cori Wegener, “The Looting of the Iraq National Museum: A Curator’s Perspective. 2. Help Artists Affected by Hurricane Katrina You are cordially invited toMCA’s...

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Poll Shows Support for Arts

09/12/05 1. State Fair Polls Show Support for the Arts 2. Economic Impact Study of the Arts – Act Now! Deadline Extended to September 16 3. Hurricane Katrina Prompts Response from Arts Community 1. State Fair Polls Show Support for the Arts...

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Act Now! Opportunities and Deadlines at MCA

08/18/05 1. Economic Impact Study of the Arts – Act Now! Surveys Due Sept. 16th 2. MCA Board Openings: Nominations Due Sept. 1 3. MCA Internship Openings: Applications Due Sept. 5 4. President Approves NEA Funding Increase 1. Economic...

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Call for Nominations for MCA’s Board

07/21/05 1. Call for Nominations for MCA’s Board 2. Perpich Center Ends Special Session with Small Increase 3. Karen Jensen, Former MCA Board Chair, Passes Away...

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Stand Up and Be Counted

07/14/05 1. Stand Up and Be Counted in Statewide Arts and Culture Economic Impact Study 2. Volunteers Needed 1. Stand Up and Be Counted in Statewide Arts and Culture Economic Impact Study The arts and cultural resources of our state will be...

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Happy 4th! Arts Freed From State Shutdown

07/04/05 1. Happy 4th! Arts Freed From State Shutdown 2. Arts Continue to Do Well on Federal Level 1. Happy 4th! Arts Freed From State Shutdown In a last minute repreive, the bill containing arts funding for the next two years was passed by the...

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Arts Trapped in Special Session

06/02/05 1. Arts Trapped in Special Session 2. Governor Vetoes Poet Laureate 3. MCA Summer Internships Available 1. Arts Trapped in Special Session The Governor called a special session that immediately started one minute after the regular...

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NEA Increase Passed by U.S. House

05/20/05 1. NEA Increase Passed by U.S. House! 2. July 4 Capitol Events Changed 1. NEA Increase Passed by U.S. House! The U.S. House of Representatives approved the Congressional Arts Caucus Amendment to increase funding for the National...

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