Minnesota Citizens for the Arts

MCA Info Session – Arts COVID Relief Eligibility

MCA Info Session – Arts COVID Relief Eligibility

Over 1,400 Minnesota nonprofit arts and culture organizations would qualify for COVID relief funding if SF2551/HF2637 passes. Does your organization qualify for the proposed $100 million COVID relief bill? Do you have questions about...

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URGENT: A DEAL IS CLOSE AND THE ARTS MAY NOT BE IN IT!

URGENT: A DEAL IS CLOSE AND THE ARTS MAY NOT BE IN IT!

URGENT: A DEAL IS CLOSE AND THERE IS A CHANCE THAT COVID RELIEF FOR ARTS AND CULTURE WILL NOT BE INCLUDED! Leadership at the Capitol has announced a framework deal to end the 2022 Legislative Session.  There is a chance that COVID Relief for...

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Sen Julie Rosen to Receive Arts All-Star Award

Sen Julie Rosen to Receive Arts All-Star Award

MCA will be hosting a Virtual Arts All-Star Award ceremony for Sen. Julie Rosen (23) on Friday, April 29th from 1:30 – 2 PM. Sen. Rosen is incredibly important to us this session, so we are really hoping for a large turnout from across...

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MCA to Co-Host Arts Webinar with Dr. Osterholm

MCA to Co-Host Arts Webinar with Dr. Osterholm

MCA will again be co-hosting a webinar with Dr. Osterholm on Tuesday April 5th at 12PM. Hear the latest update on the COVID-19 pandemic with Minnesota’s leading expert. Dr. Michael Osterholm, Director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research...

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COVID Relief Bill to Restart the Arts and Culture Community

COVID Relief Bill to Restart the Arts and Culture Community

COVID Relief Bill to Restart the Arts and Culture Community  The arts and cultural communities have partnered this Session to advocate for the passage of SF 2551 (Ruud)/HF 2637 (Lillie), the Cultural Community Rescue Restart Grant Program. This...

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MCA Seeking New Board Members

MCA Seeking New Board Members

MCA is currently accepting applications for its Board of Directors with a deadline of Friday, October 15th. Terms begin November 2021 and will last for two years. What makes the arts strong in Minnesota? We have great, talented artists. We have...

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Arts Alert: MN Arts Funding Protected!

Arts Alert: MN Arts Funding Protected!

As we wind down the final hours of the Minnesota Legislature’s first special session of 2021, I am pleased to tell you arts funding for the Minnesota State Arts Board and Regional Arts Council system is protected!  The Omnibus...

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Arts Alert: When Will Audiences Return?

Arts Alert: When Will Audiences Return?

Good morning, advocates, Alan Brown of WolfBrown has published a new Audience Outlook Monitor study on people’s readiness to return to in-person performances and events. Click here to watch the video and download the slides. Overall...

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