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  • 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.

    As…

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  • New Art Books in the Perpich Collection

    July 19, 2021

    The Perpich Library has been adding lots of new titles to the collection this summer! Here are just a few of the newest art books which are now available for checkout. All items on this list, curated by our Perpich librarian, Anne…

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  • ​Anniversary of Juneteenth Freedom Day in Minnesota

    June 18, 2021

    Governor Walz and Lt. Gov. Flanagan proclaimed June 19 as Juneteenth Freedom Day in Minnesota. Juneteenth commemorates the freedom of an estimated 250,000 enslaved African Americans in 1865. This day became known as America’s Second Independence Day as it occurred approximately two and a half…

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  • Books with Transgender & Non-Binary Characters

    June 14, 2021

    Representation in literature is important, especially for widely misunderstood groups such as transgender and non-binary people. Reading stories with trans and non-binary characters validates the experiences of those who identify as such and helps to promote empathy and understanding in the broader…

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  • First Year of College Young Adult Fiction

    May 18, 2021

    It’s graduation season and many high school seniors will be starting college next fall. This is a list of young adult novels and graphic novels set directly before, during, or after the first year of college. These titles highlight some of the…

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  • Greg Winter

    Board Member Gregory Winter Says Farewell

    May 18, 2021

    Perpich Board Member, Gregory Winter, has resigned from the Perpich Board after one term, effective May 31, 2021. Winter, from Minneapolis, Minnesota, was appointed to the Board by Governor Mark Dayton. He was appointed in December of 2016 with an effective start…

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  • Walz, Flanagan Announce Appointments to Perpich Board

    May 14, 2021
    Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan announced the following appointments to the Perpich Center for Arts Education Board of Directors. Board member Leslie LeCuyer has been reappointed to the Board. Joining the Board are: Steven Anderson, LaTia Childers, Pasha Khosravi,…

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  • Titles By and About Asian Americans

    April 20, 2021

    “A love of reading shows empathy, the desire to understand how others live or act or might act – and why.” – Celeste Ng

    This is a small selection of the many materials by and about Asian Americans that Perpich Library has available…

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  • Celebrating Lola Perpich

    Photograph of Delores “Lola” Perpich, wife of Minnesota governor Rudy Perpich, c.1978.

    March 26, 2021

    In celebration of Women’s History Month, we want to recognize and remember Lola Perpich as a pioneer in playing an integral role in the creation of the…

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