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  • Stephanie Lein Walseth

    Stephanie Lein Walseth, Ph.D. Honored with META Theater Educator of the Year Award

    September 19, 2022

    Dr. Stephanie Lein Walseth, Perpich Center’s Education Specialist in Theater, was honored with the Theater Educator of the Year award from the Minnesota Educational Theater Association (META). The award was presented at the Communication & Theater Association of Minnesota conference on September…

  • Guest Artist Nicholas Pawlowski Holds Workshop with Literary Arts Students

    September 16, 2022

    Nicholas Pawlowski M. Ed. works with Perpich Literary Arts students

    Storyteller and educator Nicholas Pawlowski joined Perpich Literary Arts students on Wednesday, September 14, 2022, to share his artistic and professional journey along with a story for the group.


  • Perpich Studio Arts Presents “All Our Dimensions: Reflections and Interjections” Exhibition

    September 8, 2022

    Perpich Studio Arts students opened their first exhibition of the 2022-2023 school year on Thursday, September 8th, 2022. The exhibition is showing in the Perpich galleries through October 28, 2022.

    Titled All Our Dimensions: Reflections and Interjections, the show features artwork created over…

  • Kathryn D’Elia Artwork Featured in State Fair Art Exhibition

    August 30, 2022

    Kathryn D’Elia, Visual Arts Instructor and Gallery Coordinator, stands next to her piece, “Pressed”, at the 2022 Minnesota State Fair.

    Artwork by Kathryn D’Elia, Visual Arts Instructor and Gallery Coordinator, is currently on display in the State Fair Art…

  • Perpich Board Gathers on Campus for Annual Board Retreat

    Perpich Board members tour the Arts High School building as part of their day-long annual retreat.

    August 26, 2022

    The Perpich Board of Directors gathered on campus for their Annual Board Retreat on Thursday, August 25. For many of the members, it…

  • New Nonfiction Books from Perpich Library

    August 18, 2022

    The Perpich Library has a wide selection of diverse nonfiction books in its collection to support both academic and arts area classes. Here are a few of the newest books added to the general nonfiction collection over the summer. All items on…

  • Nate Babbs (Music 2004) Makes Music the Core of his Career

    August 18, 2022

    Nate Babbs (Music 2004) Photo credit: Cori Miller

    Nate Babbs (Music 2004) has made music the core of his career. A self-proclaimed “Minneapolis mega-nerd and drummer”, Babbs plays drums for artists Reina del Cid, Dan Rodriguez, and Foreign Fields….

  • New Library Materials – Graphic Novels – Fall 2021

    Almost American Girl: An Illustrated Memoir – Robin Ha

    Amulet. Book 8, Supernova – Kazu Kibuishi

    Banned Book Club – writers, Kim Hyun Sook & Ryan Estrada; artist, Ko Hyung-Ju

    Be Gay Do Comics: Queer History, Memoir, and Satire from The Nib – editor and publisher: Matt…

  • New Library Materials – DVDs – Fall 2021

    The Chinese Exclusion Act – American Experience PBS

    Grey Gardens – Criterion Collection

    Isle of Dogs – Fox Searchlight Pictures and Indian Paintbrush

    Life, Animated – Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

    Masterworks of American Avant-Garde Experimental Film, 1920-1970 – Flicker Alley

    Midnight Traveler – Oscilloscope Laboratories

    Minari – Lionsgate

    Rolling Thunder Revue:…