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  • New Library Materials – Visual Arts Picture Books – Fall 2021

    Beautiful Oops! – Barney Saltzberg

    The Day the Crayons Quit – Drew Daywalt; pictures by Oliver Jeffers

    A Day With No Crayons – Elizabeth Rusch; illustrated by Chad Cameron

    Harold and the Purple Crayon – Crockett Johnson

    Maya Lin: Artist-Architect of Light and Lines – Jeanne Walker Harvey; illustrated…

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  • New Library Materials – Music Picture Books – Fall 2021

    The ABCs of My Feelings and Music – Scott and Stephanie Edgar; illustrated by Nancy Sosna Bohm

    Ada’s Violin: The Story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay – Susan Hood; illustrated by Sally Wern Comport

    Dancing Hands: How Teresa Carreño Played the Piano for President Lincoln…

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  • Connect and Respond to the Arts of Dakota and Ojibwe People in Mankato

    October 27, 2021

    As part of the Professional Development on Location Series, the Perpich Center’s Professional Development and Resource (PDR) team led three tracks of professional learning opportunities in Mankato on October 26, 2021. The day centered around the theme of Connect and Respond to…

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  • Perpich Students Shine at Portfolio Day 2021

    October 25, 2021

    On Monday, October 25, students at Perpich Arts High School participated in Portfolio Day, celebrating college and career readiness. For over 20 years each October, Perpich sponsors a Portfolio Day, offered in conjunction with a national portfolio day at Minneapolis College of…

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  • Perpich Arts High School Theater Ensemble presents “Love & Information”

    October 20, 2021

    Perpich Arts High School Theater Ensemble performed a compilation of selected scenes from Caryl Churchill’s play Love & Information this week. Each scene ranged from less than a minute in length to a few minutes long.

    Clara Buchner (Visual Arts 2022) was a…

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  • 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…

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  • Horror Fiction

    October 19, 2021

    It’s that time of year again, when many of us crave to read something scary to go along with the spooky feel of the season.

    Below is a list of unsettling horror novels to curl up with on a cool, fall afternoon. Better…

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  • Play Anthologies by and about BIPOC, LGBTQ, & Women

    Fall, 2021

    The Perpich Library has an extensive selection of scripts and play anthologies in its collection that are free and available for you to peruse! This list features play anthologies by and about BIPOC, LGBTQ, & Women. Check these out (literally!), and check in…

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  • Plays by BIPOC, LGBTQ, & Women Playwrights

    Fall, 2021

    The Perpich Library has an extensive selection of scripts and play anthologies in its collection that are free and available for you to peruse! This list features plays by BIPOC, LGTBQ, and women playwrights. Check these out (literally!), and check in with Perpich’s…

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