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Novels about Black Love from Perpich Library
February 22, 2024
It’s Black History Month, and the month when we celebrate love! So this year, the Perpich Library decided to combine the two themes. The following books celebrate Black love in all of its many forms.
All items on this list are available at…
Minnesota Department of Education Assistant Commissioner Visits Perpich Center
February 15, 2024
Left to Right: Pasha Khosravi, Board Chair; Dr. Charles Rick, Executive Director; Dr. Wendy Barden, Director of PDR; Bobbie Burnham, MDE Assistant Commissioner; Maggie Loxtercamp (Musical Theater 2024); Rebekah Doyle, Board Member; Rebecca Bullen, Arts High School Principal;…
2024 Minnesota Dance SummitParticipants and presenters for the 2024 Minnesota Dance Summit
February 13, 2024
The 2024 Minnesota Dance Summit brought dance instructors and dancers together at Perpich Center on February 9 & 10, 2024. The summit’s theme was Implicit Bias: Challenges and Gifts in…
“Perpich is the best school for me because it provides a diverse student population, artistic environment, and academic opportunities that can't be found anywhere else in the state.”
“My teachers encourage me to push myself outside of my comfort zone and to always strive to better my art, never settling for good enough.”
"For 17 years I’d carried the bulk of my children’s education myself. Sending the two oldest away to Perpich was a huge step of faith and I have not been disappointed. The teachers, in particular, have been fabulous!"
"[Perpich] was a hugely formative experience for me and I think gave me many of the tools to get to this point of doing meaningful work that I love."
“From the moment I came to Perpich, it was like a college campus, with an emphasis on independence and finding your own self, with training in academics and becoming an artist.”