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,…
Libby Tonn (Visual Arts 2021) Receives Rotary Scholarship
June 2, 2021
Congratulations to Elisabeth “Libby” Tonn (Visual Arts 2021) on receiving the Golden Valley Rotary Club’s $1,000 Scholarship! Libby graduated with honors from Perpich Arts High School on May 28, 2021. She will study Biology at Loyola University Chicago in the fall.
Perpich Arts High School Graduation 2021
May 28, 2021
The Perpich Arts High School Class of 2021 graduated on the Perpich campus on May 28 in a series of three ceremonies that were also live streamed on Facebook. Perpich is proud to announce that 100% of the Class of 2021 graduated….
Media Arts Juniors Selected for 2021 EDU Film Festival
May 22, 2021
Congratulations to Media Arts Juniors Noel Fitzpatrick (2022), Libby Strittmater (2022), and JP Garcia (2022); all three had work accepted into the 2021 EDU Film Festival! The festival streamed this year and opened on Friday, May 21st.
In addition, Noel Fitzpatrick and Libby Strittmater were both…
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…
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…
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,…
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…
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…
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…