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  • Eight School Districts Selected for Minnesota’s Comprehensive Arts Planning Program

    May 3, 2021

    Perpich Center for Arts Education is proud to announce the 2021- 2023 award recipients for the Comprehensive Arts Planning Program (CAPP): Art and Science Academy, Brooklyn Center Community Schools, Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District, LoveWorks Academy, Minnesota Excellence in Learning Academy, Monticello Public Schools,…

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  • Kate Vinson Exhibiting at Susan Hensel Gallery

    April 25, 2021

    Work by Kate Vinson, Visual Arts Instructor, is currently on display at the Susan Hensel Gallery in Minneapolis. The exhibition will run through June 20th, 2021.

    In her artist statement, Vinson says, “This work represents my continued love of the tactile. Art making…

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  • Faith Blackstone (Visual Arts 2021) Named Rose Rees Peace Award Recipient

    April 21, 2021

    Congratulations to senior Faith Blackstone (Visual Arts 2021) for being named Perpich Arts High School’s selection for the 86th Annual Rose Rees Peace Award! The Rose Rees Peace Awards honor exceptional high school seniors from 25 local schools who have demonstrated a…

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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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  • Studio Arts Seniors Present “Perpich Capstone Exhibition”

    April 1, 2021

    Perpich Media & Visual Arts Seniors present Perpich Capstone Exhibition. This is an online exhibition that can be easily accessed and shared. The exhibit will run in the Perpich gallery until April 23, 2021.

    The Capstone Exhibition is the culmination of both media…

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  • Craig Farmer

    Craig Farmer Accepted into National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Workshop

    March 30, 2021

    Craig Farmer, Art History Instructor, has a busy summer ahead as he has been accepted into a week-long National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Teacher Workshop entitled “Mapping a New World: Places of Conflict and Colonization in 17th Century New England.”…

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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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  • Kat Baumann (Visual Arts 2009) At Home in the Comics World

    March 25, 2021

    Kat Baumann (Visual Arts 2009)

    Kat Baumann (Visual Arts 2009), a Mankato-based illustrator and comic artist, can’t remember a time in her life when she was not drawing. Growing up in the small southwestern Minnesota town of Wabasso, she…

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  • Books About Women Artists

    March 17, 2021

    Women artists have been creating art for millennia but their contributions have historically been overlooked and undervalued. This selection of books aims to highlight the accomplishments of women artists, giving them their rightful place in art history. All books on this list,…

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