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 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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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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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: Checking In With Sheila Smith

Arts Alert: Checking In With Sheila Smith

Checking in with Sheila Smith On Monday morning, we spoke with Sheila Smith, MCA’s executive director, about the week’s events and MCA’s mission. “The damage is a spectrum,” Smith said. “The worst one was Migizi. It’s just really terrible. The...

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