Minnesota Citizens for the Arts

Small House Restoration

4/16/03 1. HOUSE COMMITTEE RESTORES A SMALL PART OF ARTS FUNDING 2. JOIN THE ARTS PETITION 3. VOLUNTEER TO SAVE THE ARTS 1. HOUSE COMMITTEE RESTORES A SMALL PART OF ARTS FUNDING Today the Jobs and Economic Development Finance Committee in the...

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Senate Hearing on the Arts

4/10/03 1. MN SENATE HOLDS HEARING ON THE ARTS 2. VOLUNTEER TO SAVE THE ARTS 1. MN SENATE HOLDS HEARING ON THE ARTS Representatives of the Minnesota arts community testified Tuesday at a hearing of the Senate Environment, Agriculture and Economic...

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Postcard Campaign for the Arts

4/1/03 1. MCA TO CONDUCT MASSIVE POSTCARD CAMPAIGN 2. VOLUNTEER TO SAVE THE ARTS 3. BACKGROUND ON THE CURRENT CRISIS 4. HOW TO CONTACT YOUR U.S. CONGRESSPERSON ABOUT THE ARTS 1. MCA TO CONDUCT MASSIVE POSTCARD CAMPAIGN “Ten letters can...

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MSAB Restores Some Artist Grants

3/28/03 1. MINNESOTA STATE ARTS BOARD RESTORES SOME INDIVIDUAL ARTIST GRANTS 2. NATIONAL ARTS PICTURE HEATS UP 3. STATE ARTS FUNDING THREATENED: CALL OR WRITE YOUR LEGISLATOR 4. VOLUNTEER TO SAVE THE ARTS 1. MINNESOTA STATE ARTS BOARD RESTORES...

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PAWLENTY HACKS ANOTHER CHUNK OUT OF ARTS FUNDING

3/12/03 Despite a thousand people coming to the state capitol in the most successful Arts Advocacy Day in history, we are shocked to see the Governor’s new proposal today to cut an additional $2.5 million per year out of arts funding for...

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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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