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  • Titles to Celebrate National Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month from Perpich Library

    September 21, 2022

    This month the Perpich library is putting a spotlight on the books and DVDs in our collection that focus on the histories, cultures, and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. September…

  • Dedication Day 2022

    September 20, 2022

    Dedication Day 2022 was September 19. Dedication is a Perpich tradition where new students and faculty/staff are welcomed into the Perpich community. The ceremony featured speeches from seniors in all six art areas: Lee Christianson, Dance; Alana Brandt, Literary Arts; Blake Herrick,…

  • 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…

  • 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 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:…

  • Mikal Nabors

    Board Member Mikal Nabors Says Farewell

    June 27, 2022

    Perpich Board Member, Mikal Nabors, has retired from the Perpich Board after two terms. His last official meeting was February 24, 2022. Nabors, of Minneapolis, Minnesota, was appointed to the Board by Governor Mark Dayton. He was appointed in October of 2014…

  • New Library Materials – Fiction: Horror, Mystery – Fall 2021

    The A.B.C. Murders – Agatha Christie

    The Murder of Roger Ackroyd – Agatha Christie

    Murder on the Red River – Marcie R. Rendon

    One of Us Is Next – Karen M. McManus

    Sadie – Courtney Summers

    We Have Always Lived in the Castle – Shirley Jackson

    The Silent Companions –…

  • Walz, Flanagan Announce Appointment to Perpich Board

    May 3, 2022
    Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan announced the following appointment to the Perpich Center for Arts Education Board of Directors:

    Dr. Ronald Manuel Salazar joining the Board

    The Board of Perpich Center for Arts Education manages the Perpich Center agency. The…