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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…

  • 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,…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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.”…

  • 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…