Minnesota Citizens for the Arts

New Arts Education Standards

3/5/03 1. WILL THE STATE’S NEW EDUCATION STANDARDS INCLUDE THE ARTS? 2. ARTS FUNDING THREATENED. CALL OR WRITE YOUR LEGISLATORS AND THE GOVERNOR. 3. MINNESOTA STATE ARTS BOARD SEEKING INPUT 1. WILL THE STATE’S NEW EDUCATION STANDARDS...

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A THOUSAND ARTS ADVOCATES RALLY

2/28/03 1. A THOUSAND ARTS ADVOCATES RALLY 2. COULDN’T BE THERE? WRITE YOUR LEGISLATOR! 1. A THOUSAND ARTS ADVOCATES RALLY A thousand Minnesotans converged on the State Capitol yesterday at MCA’s Arts Advocacy Day to talk to their...

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GOVERNOR PAWLENTY PROPOSES BIG ARTS CUTS

2/18/03 MANY ORGANIZATIONS EXPECTING DEFICITS THIS YEAR AND NEXT WHAT CAN YOU DO? SIGN UP for Arts Advocacy Day, Feb.27 We are making individual appointments with legislators for everyone who comes to advocacy day, so we need to know ASAP if you...

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Arts Funding

2/12/03 1. FORMER GOVERNOR ARNE CARLSON TESTIFIES IN FAVOR OF ARTS FUNDING 2. MANY MINNESOTA ARTS ORGANIZATIONS EXPECTING DEFICITS THIS YEAR AND NEXT 3. WHAT CAN YOU DO? A. SIGN UP FOR ARTS ADVOCACY DAY, FEB. 27 Don’t wait until the last...

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Pawlenty Cuts Arts Funds

2/7//03 1. PAWLENTY CUTS ARTS FUNDS 2. WHAT CAN YOU DO? A. SIGN UP FOR ARTS ADVOCACY DAY, FEB. 27, B. CALL/WRITE YOUR LEGISLATORS C. VOLUNTEER! 1. PAWLENTY CUTS ARTS FUNDS: Gov. Tim Pawlenty proposed a budget bill to solve the state’s...

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ARTIST BRIEFING

1/28/03 ARTIST BRIEFING On funding for Individual Artist Programs and What’s Happening at the Legislature: Minnesota Citizens for the Arts invites you to a briefing at the Southern Theatre in Minneapolis (directions below) on Friday, Feb...

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Arts Cuts

1/24/03 1. ARTS CUTS MOVE THROUGH HOUSE AND SENATE 2. MCA TO CONDUCT “CRISIS IN ARTS ECONOMY SURVEY” 3. WHAT CAN YOU DO? SIGN UP FOR ARTS ADVOCACY DAY, FEB. 27, OR CALL/WRITE YOUR LEGISLATORS 4. ARTS EDUCATION DAY IS FEB. 5 1. ARTS...

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Some Good News, For A While

1/17/03 The legislative process is moving forward on consideration of the cuts to state government proposed by the Pawlenty administration to solve the state’s short term budget deficit problem for FY03. The good news is that Senate Finance...

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First Round of Budget Cutting Hits the Arts

1/14/03 The Pawlenty administration came out today with a proposal to solve the state’s short-term budget problem (for the fiscal year ending in July, 2003). As a part of this proposal, the administration has proposed cutting $344,000 in...

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Important Dates for Arts Advocates

1/8/03 1. Minnesota Citizens for the Arts – ARTS ADVOCACY DAY – Feb. 27, 2003 2. Minnesota Alliance for Arts in Education’s – Arts Education Day at the Capitol. – Feb. 5, 2003 3. Forum on the Minnesota State Capitol...

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MCA To Receive Sally Award

1/2/03 Minnesota Citizens for the Arts to Recieve Sally Ordway Irvine Award! We at MCA are very proud to announce that we, and our lobbyist Larry Redmond, will be recieving a “Sally” award next week. Celebrating eleven years of the...

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What can arts constituents do?

12/20/02 Minnesota State Budget Cuts Imminent As Deficit nears $5 billion What can arts constituents do? Attend ARTS ADVOCACY DAY at the STATE CAPITOL FEBRUARY 27, 2003 Save the Date! Although Minnesota is facing a historic deficit...

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