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  • Alumni Speak to Students in Human Centered Design Class

    November 25, 2020

    Jenna Abts (Music 2001), Jessica Dercklein (Theater 2004), and Chris DeSalvo (Music 1998) met with Tory Peterson’s Human Centered Design class this fall to speak with current student designers about apps and social media platforms. The alumni used their work experiences to question…

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  • Dr. Heather Mueller Joins Perpich Board of Directors

    Dr. Heather Mueller

    November 24, 2020

    Perpich Center for Arts Education is pleased to welcome Dr. Heather Mueller as an ex officio member of the Board of Directors. Dr. Mueller is Deputy Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Education. “As someone who…

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  • Honoring Native American Heritage Month

    November 17, 2020

    November is Native American Heritage Month when we honor the rich and diverse cultures, traditions, histories, and continuing contributions of Native peoples.

    It is especially important, as residents of Minnesota, to acknowledge that the land we are living on is the homeland of…

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  • Allyssa Kaiser (Media Arts 2009) Pivots in a New Environment

    Allyssa Kaiser

    November 17, 2020

    Portions of this article are excerpted from the New York Post and Authority Magazine.

    Allyssa Kaiser (Media Arts 2009) grew up in Big Lake, Minnesota. As a teenager, she discovered an affinity for the arts, so at 16,…

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  • Several Perpich Students Featured in Mia’s “Foot in the Door 5” Exhibition

    November 15, 2020

    Several of our Perpich Arts High School students are featured in this year’s Foot in the Door 5 – The Virtual Exhibition at the Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia). The exhibition runs November 1, 2020 – January 10th, 2021.

     

     

    The following students have…

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  • A note from Conn McCartan, Perpich Arts High School Principal – November 6, 2020

    November 6, 2020

    Perpich Community,
    Perpich Arts High School will be shifting our learning model to all distance learning starting on Monday, November 9th. No classes will be held on Thursday, November 12th and Friday, November 13th. These days are to prepare for the full distance learning…

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  • Theater Students Present “Chekhov Project 2020”

    November 6, 2020

    Perpich Arts High School Theater Ensemble students present Chekhov Project 2020, beginning November 6, 2020. Theater Instructor, Tory Peterson, said, “I have been teaching playwriting through adaptation for many years. Adaptation is a wonderful way to build ensembles and incorporate theater history,…

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  • Studio Arts Students Present “SHIFT: Art from Home” Exhibition

    October 23, 2020

    Perpich Arts High School Media & Visual Arts students present SHIFT: Art from Home Exhibition, beginning October 23, 2020. The exhibit includes summer projects by Media and Visual Arts students at Perpich Arts High School. Students received prompts from instructors and created…

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  • Spooky Graphic Novels for October’s Spooky Season

    October 20, 2020

    October is Spooky Season! For many in the Perpich community, it is their favorite time of year. It’s the season to dress up in fun costumes, watch scary movies/tv shows, read creepy books, and add pumpkin spice to almost everything you ingest!…

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