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  • Books About Plants and Gardening from Perpich Library

    May 23, 2023

    Happy May! It’s the time of year when Minnesotans finally emerge from their homes and the color green starts to emerge from the trees and the ground. In honor of the beginning of the growing season, the library is showcasing books about…

  • Eight School Districts Selected for Minnesota’s 2023-2025 Comprehensive Arts Planning Program

    May 17, 2023

    Perpich Center for Arts Education is proud to announce the 2023-2025 award recipients for the Comprehensive Arts Planning Program (CAPP): Bluffview Montessori (Winona), Central Public Schools, Chisholm Public Schools, Duluth Public Schools, Hopkins Public Schools, MACCRAY Public Schools, St. Cloud Area School…

  • Poetic Picture Books from Perpich Library

    April 19, 2023

    April is National Poetry Month. In honor of this, the library is featuring picture books about poetry! Not just for children, these books encourage a love of poetry in all ages and are excellent to either use in the classroom or to…

  • Harding and Lein Walseth Present Workshop at Art and Science Academy

    April 10, 2023

    Mary Harding, Perpich Dance Instructor and Dance Education Specialist, and Dr. Stephanie Lein Walseth, Theater Education Specialist, presented “Using the Tools of Theater and Dance to Build Arts Literacy” to faculty and staff at Art and Science Academy, a K-8 arts and…

  • Spotlight on Women Playwrights from Perpich Library

    March 21, 2023

    This month, the library is highlighting plays written by some of the brilliant women playwrights from our extensive play collection. Check out our catalog for more titles!

    All items on this list are available at the Perpich library. Click on titles for more…

  • Representative Danny Nadeau Visits Perpich Center

    March 20, 2023

    Representative Danny Nadeau (34A) with Perpich Center leadership and Board. Pictured (left to right) are: Anne Johnson, Admissions Director; Rebecca Bullen, Perpich Arts High School Assistant Principal; Rep. Danny Nadeau; Pasha Khosravi, Board Chair; Dr. Charles Rick, Executive…

  • Delegation of Arts Leaders from Lebanon Visits Perpich Center

    March 13, 2023

    Arts leaders and professionals from Lebanon are pictured with Perpich Center for Art Education staff during their visit on March 10, 2023.

    Perpich Center for Arts Education was pleased to welcome a delegation of arts leaders and professionals from…

  • Graphic Novels Written by Black Authors from Perpich Library

    February 22, 2023

    In honor of Black History Month, the library is featuring a selection of graphic novels written by Black authors. Black authors have had a historically difficult time breaking into the comic world as writers. For more information on Black comic book writers…

  • 15 Arts Teachers Named Candidates for 2023 Minnesota Teacher of the Year

    February 2, 2023

    Perpich Center for Arts Education is excited to celebrate the 15 music, theater, and visual arts teachers who are among the candidates for 2023 Minnesota Teacher of the Year! We recognize and honor their work as representative of Minnesota’s thousands of excellent…