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  • Black Poets for Black History Month

    February 18, 2021

    “Poetry is language at its most distilled and most powerful.” -Rita Dove

    This is a selection of some of the amazing poetry collections by black poets in the Perpich Library Collection, curated by our Perpich librarian, Anne Dennison. The items listed below are…

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  • Lunar New Year Arts Resources

    February 12, 2021

    Lunar New Year 2021 is February 12 and this is a Year of the Ox.

    According to the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, “People born in the Year of the Ox are strong, reliable, fair and conscientious, inspiring confidence in others. They…

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  • Jody Grams

    Board Member Jody Grams Says Farewell

    Jody Grams

    February 1, 2021

    Perpich Board Member, Jody Grams, will not apply for a second term to the Board, thus ending her service at the end of January, 2021. Grams, from New Prague, Minnesota, was appointed to the Board by Governor…

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  • Hopeful Nonfiction for the New Year

    January 20, 2021

    With the start of a new year comes hope: hope for a better future, hope for a better world, and hope for a better life – this year more than ever. Hope gets us through tough circumstances, giving us the courage to…

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  • Jeremy Holien

    Jeremy Holien Gives Commencement Address at Minnesota State University Moorhead

    January 14, 2021

    Jeremy Holien, Education Specialist in Visual and Media Arts, was honored to be the commencement speaker for Minnesota State University Moorhead’s December ceremony for the Schools and Departments of Arts and Humanities. During his speech, he encouraged the graduates to “live in…

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  • Winter Reading for Homebound Adventures

    December 15, 2020

    Winter is the best time to curl up with a hot drink and a good book. Since most of us are homebound, books are currently the safest way to travel. Here are some wintery book recommendations to help get you through the…

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  • Dr. Heather Mueller Joins Perpich Board of Directors

    Dr. Heather Mueller

    November 24, 2020

    Perpich Center for Arts Education is pleased to welcome Dr. Heather Mueller as an ex officio member of the Board of Directors. Dr. Mueller is Deputy Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Education. “As someone who…

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  • Honoring Native American Heritage Month

    November 17, 2020

    November is Native American Heritage Month when we honor the rich and diverse cultures, traditions, histories, and continuing contributions of Native peoples.

    It is especially important, as residents of Minnesota, to acknowledge that the land we are living on is the homeland of…

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  • Update on Scholars of Distinction for 2020-2021

    November 2, 2020

    The Minnesota Scholars of Distinction Award Program has nurtured and recognized distinguished achievement by highly motivated, self-directed students since 2005. During the 2020-2021 school year, the program will pause for a review of the leadership, mathematics, science, social studies, science, technology, engineering,…

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