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Grant review panelists needed for 2017-2018

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Grant review panelists needed for 2017-2018 Are you interested in being a part of bringing about arts funding in our Southwest Minnesota communities?  If so, we’d love for you to consider being a grant review panelist for SMAC. For grant programs in fiscal year 2018 (July 2017 – June 2018),...
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Perpich Center for Arts Education

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Minnesota’s legislature is moving forward to close Minnesota’s only state resource for arts education, the Perpich Center for Arts Education (PCAE). The Education Bill presented to the governor by the legislature includes language to abolish the agency. If you wish to save this unique and valued asset in Minnesota, you...
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2017 SMAC Prairie Disciple Nominations now open!

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SMAC seeks Prairie Disciple Award  nominations The Southwest Minnesota Arts Council is seeking nominations of arts advocates from the SW Minnesota region for its 2017 Prairie Disciple award. Last year SMAC was only accepting nominations for educators, but this year any arts supporter may be nominated. The Prairie Disciple award...
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What Artists Need to Make a Living and a Life in MN

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Creative Minnesota 2017 Study Reveals What Artists Need to Make a Living and a Life in Minnesota Creative Minnesota and Minnesota Citizens for the Arts released a new study on Arts Advocacy Day this year indicating that Minnesotans strongly believe the arts and culture are important to their quality of...
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Art for all, All for Art.

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What Does MCA’s New Slogan Mean? ART FOR ALL: Minnesota Citizens for the Arts’ mission is to ensure access to the arts for ALL Minnesotans. Together we created and passed the Legacy Amendment that now reaches into every corner of the state through the grants and services of the Minnesota...
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Report to be Released at Arts Advocacy Day, Feb. 28

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Creative Minnesota 2017 Report to be Released at Arts Advocacy Day, Feb. 28   Do You Know? How many artists and creative workers are there in Minnesota? What do artists need to succeed? What is the economic impact of individual artists? What are the most common arts jobs in the...
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