Minnesota Citizens for the Arts

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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Arts Alert: The Path to Justice

Arts Alert: The Path to Justice

Dear Minnesota Arts Advocates, Minnesota Citizens for the Arts (MCA) joins our community and the world in a deep breath of relief following the conviction of Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd. Even with this important ruling by a jury...

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Arts Alert: MCA Executive Director Search – Open

Arts Alert: MCA Executive Director Search – Open

April 19, 2021 The Board of Directors of Minnesota Citizens for the Arts (MCA) is pleased to announce the search firm Ballinger Leafblad has been retained to guide its search for MCA’s executive director.  MCA seeks a leader who is...

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Arts Alert: Thank You and Farewell!

Arts Alert: Thank You and Farewell!

Thank You and Farewell:A Letter from Our Executive Director The last twenty-five years at MCA have been a time of great excitement and growth. When I joined in 1996, I had no idea I’d be with MCA for 25 years. What we have accomplished together...

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Arts Alert: Thank you and Take Action!

Arts Alert: Thank you and Take Action!

Thank you, Arts Advocates!  In the midst of the pandemic, you answered our call to urge your legislators to support the arts. More than 430 people registered to be part of our 117 virtual meetings with more than half...

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