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  • Dr. Kevin Lally, English Instructor, Writes Book on Whiteness and Antiracism

    Dr. Kevin Lally, English Instructor

    March 23, 2022

    Dr. Kevin Lally, English Instructor, has his first book coming out this spring from Teachers College Press. Whiteness and Antiracism – Beyond White Privilege Pedagogy will be published on April 29, 2022.

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  • Gabrielle Abram (Dance 2015) Speaks to Students During Common Experience

    March 2, 2022

    Gabrielle Abram (Dance 2015) with Mary Harding, Dance Instructor

    On Monday, February 28, Gabrielle Abram (Dance 2015) spoke to students during Common Ex. Common Ex is a series of presentations where students hear about the artistic life from practicing…

  • Craig Farmer to Study Winslow Homer with Education Minnesota Foundation Professional Development Grant

    Craig Farmer, Art History Instructor

    February 7, 2022

    Craig Farmer, Art History Instructor, has earned a summer Professional Development Grant from the Education Minnesota Foundation. Farmer was pleased to share the news, adding, “This is my second time receiving a grant from…

  • Rebecca Bullen Selected for 2021-2022 Inaugural Class of Minnesota ASCD Emerging Leaders

    Rebecca Bullen, Perpich Arts High School Assistant Principal and Studio Arts Chair

    February 2, 2022

    Congratulations to Rebecca Bullen, Perpich Arts High School Assistant Principal and Studio Arts Chair! Bullen has been selected to be a member of the inaugural 2021-2022 Class…

  • Dedication Day 2021

    This year’s Dedication poster, designed by Jeremy Lundquist, Visual Arts Instructor

    October 19, 2021

    Dedication Day 2021 was October 18. Dedication is a Perpich tradition where new students and faculty/staff are welcomed into the Perpich community. The ceremony featured speeches from students…

  • Celebrating National Arts in Education Week 2021

    September 17, 2021

    This week we celebrate National Arts in Education Week. Recently I came across an article by Americans for the Arts that highlights 10 Reasons to Support the Arts in 2021. I encourage you to check out the article. After reading it, the…

  • A Note from Conn McCartan on the Start of the 2021-2022 School Year

    August 23, 2021

    As I write this, I am most anxious to start the school year. I choose the word anxious intentionally. There is so much to look forward to as the school year begins. We have a student body that is 40% larger than…

  • Bobbie Burnham Joins Perpich Board of Directors

    Bobbie Burnham

    July 23, 2021

    Perpich Center for Arts Education is pleased to welcome Bobbie Burnham as an ex officio member of the Board of Directors. Burnham is Assistant Commissioner for the Office of Teaching and Learning of the Minnesota Department of Education.


  • kennedi (Music 2016) Wins a GRAMMY and Releases New Album

    July 20, 2021

    kennedi Photo Credit: Lauren Dunn

    Kennedi Lykken (Music 2016) has been making a name for herself in the music industry since she graduated from Perpich Arts High School. kennedi is an artist, topliner, and producer signed to Warner Chappell….