Arts Alert: Creative Minnesota Study of Clay County to Be Released Jan. 10 at Event

1/3/2018 Contacts: Sheila Smith, 651.251.0868
Executive Director, Minnesota Citizens for the Arts
Kim Citrowske, 218.299.5333
Assistant City Planner, City of Moorhead

Creative Minnesota Report about Clay County

To be Released at Presentation and Discussion

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at 10:00 AM News Conference

At Theatre B – 215 10th St N, Moorhead

New Study Looks at Impact of Nonprofit Arts and Culture on Clay County Economy

SAINT PAUL, MN:  A new study on the size and impact of the nonprofit arts and culture sector in Clay County will be released at 10:00 AM on January 10, 2018, by Creative Minnesota, City of Moorhead and Minnesota Citizens for the Arts. The presentation will be at Theatre B’s new location at 215 10th Street North in Moorhead.

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 Clay County study is one of fifteen local reports that will be released in January.

Twenty-six Clay County organizations are part of the local study:

  • Barnesville Potato Days
  • City of Barnesville/History Project
  • City of Moorhead
  • Concordia College
  • Concordia Percussion Ensemble
  • Dilworth Glyndon Felton School
  • Fargo-Moorhead Chamber Chorale, Inc.
  • Fargo-Moorhead Choral Artists
  • FM LGBT Film Festival
  • Friends of the Moorhead Minnesota Library/ Lake Agassiz Regional Library
  • Gooseberry Park Players
  • Hawley High School
  • Heritage Education Commission
  • Historic Comstock House
  • Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County & Hjemkomst Center
  • Master Chorale of Fargo-Moorhead
  • Minnesota State University Moorhead
  • Minnesota’s Historic Northwest
  • Moorhead Community Access Television Corporation
  • New Rivers Press
  • Nordic Culture Clubs
  • Rourke Art Gallery Museum
  • The Arts Partnership
  • Theatre B
  • Trollwood Center for Performing Arts and Blustem Amphitheater
  • Ulen-Hitterdal Community Education AKA Top Hat Theatre

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: