Minnesota Citizens for the Arts

Opportunity for Artists & Arts Organizations

1/20/04 1. Opportunity for Artists and Arts Organizations: MN State Capitol 100th Birthday Party 2. Sign Up for Arts Advocacy Day! 3. Help Make the Case: Take Our Survey 4. The Arts Matter, and We Can Prove It. 1. Opportunity for Artists and Arts...

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Help Make the Case Against Arts Cuts

1/7/04 1. Help Make the Case Against Arts Cuts: Take Our Survey 2. The Arts Matter, and We Can Prove It. 3. Opportunity for Artists and Arts Organizations: MN State Capitol 100th Birthday Party 4. Save the Date: Arts Advocacy Day will be Feb. 24...

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Arts Advocacy Day 2004

12/19/03 Arts Advocacy Day will be Feb. 24, 2004 “ARTS MATTER. WE CAN PROVE IT.” Former Minnesota Governors Recieve Non Profit Allies Award from MCN 1. Arts Advocacy Day will be Feb. 24, 2004 Save the Date! You are invited to Arts...

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Success in Washington DC

11/7/03 1. Success in Washington D.C.: Congress Agrees to Increase NEA Funding by $6.7 million 2. Rep. Oberstar Helps Save Transportation Enhancements 3. 2003 Report on Minnesota’s Nonprofit Economy 1. Success in Washington D.C.: Congress...

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NEA Funding Increased

11/7/03 1. Success in Washington D.C.: Congress Agrees to Increase NEA Funding by $6.7 million 2. Rep. Oberstar Helps Save Transportation Enhancements 3. 2003 Report on Minnesota’s Nonprofit Economy 1. Success in Washington D.C.: Congress...

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Federal Arts Issues

9/23/03 1. MINNESOTA CONFERENCE TO FOCUS ON ARTS: ALL INVITED 2. REP. BETTY MCCOLLUM (D- St. Paul) GETS ARTS FRIENDLY FEDERAL BILL PASSED 3. OTHER ACTION ON FEDERAL ARTS ISSUES 1. MINNESOTA CONFERENCE TO FOCUS ON ARTS: ALL INVITED Challenging...

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US House Passes Arts Increase

7/18/03 1. U.S. HOUSE PASSES INCREASE IN ARTS FUNDING. HOW DID YOUR CONGRESSPERSON VOTE? 2. HOW DOES MINNESOTA BENEFIT FROM NEA FUNDING? 3. TAKE MCA’S SURVEY 1. U.S. HOUSE PASSES INCREASE IN ARTS FUNDING. How did your Congressperson vote?...

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Arts Education & New MSAB Members

6/11/03 1. ARTS EDUCATION COMMUNITY GATHERING 2. THREE NEW MEMBERS APPOINTED TO MN STATE ARTS BOARD 3. TAKE MCA’S SURVEY 1. ARTS EDUCATION COMMUNITY GATHERING The Minnesota Alliance for Arts in Education is holding a conference for...

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Session Wrap Up

6/3/03 1. WHAT IS THE IMPACT OF THE ARTS CUTS? 2. LETTER FROM MCA BOARD CHAIR 3. LEGISLATIVE ARTS ALL-STARS 4. FURTHER NOTES ON ARTS AS A CORE ACADEMIC SUBJECT 5. SOME ARTS PROJECTS FUNDED BY STATE BONDING 6. CONCEAL AND CARRY AND NON-PROFITS 1...

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Arts Cut By 32%

5/20/03 1. ARTS CUT BY 32% 2. OTHER CULTURAL GROUPS SLASHED 3. ARTS WILL BE A CORE ACADEMIC SUBJECT 4. TAKE MCA’S SURVEY 1. ARTS CUT BY 32% THE CUTS It was a hard fight. But it appears to be over. The conference committee with jurisdiction...

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Legislature Closing in on a Deal

5/16/03 1. LEGISLATURE CLOSING IN ON A DEAL 2. TAKE MCA’S SURVEY 1. LEGISLATURE CLOSING IN ON A DEAL Governor Pawlenty proposed a 40% cut to the arts in Minnesota. The House Committee, chaired by Rep. Bob Gunther, proposed reducing the cut...

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2000 Sign Petition

5/7/03 1. Two Thousand Minnesotans Sign Arts Petition 2. Important Legislators Named to Conference Committee 3. Arts Standards Issue Heats Up 4. Recent Press Coverage of the Fight for the Arts 1. Two Thousand Minnesotans Sign Arts Petition...

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