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  • St. Francis Classroom Visit & Peer Observation with Lein Walseth

    November 21, 2023

    Five theater educators and directors from across the Twin Cities and the St. Cloud metro area joined Perpich’s Theater Education Specialist, Dr. Stephanie Lein Walseth, at St. Francis Middle School and St. Francis High School on Thursday, November 16th, to observe theater…

  • Native American Fiction Titles from Perpich Library

    November 17, 2023

    In honor of Native American Heritage Month, we are shining a spotlight on novels and short story collections by Indigenous authors.

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

    1. Elatsoe by Darcie Little Badger
    Elatsoe—Ellie for short—lives…

  • Minnesota State Senators Visit Perpich Center for Senate Capital Investment Tour

    October 26, 2023

    Left to Right: Dr. Charles Rick, Executive Director; Sen. Jordan Rasmusson (9); Sen. Sandy Pappas (65); Sen. John Jasinski (19); Sen. Karin Housley (33); Dr. Wendy Barden, Director of PDR; George Terry Jr., Arts High School Assistant Principal.


  • Haunted Tales from Perpich Library

    October 24, 2023

    Haunted Tales! The Perpich Library has been gearing up for spooky season by creating some scary good lists of nightmare novels and short stories with ghosts and haunted houses.

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

  • Walz, Flanagan Announce Appointments to Perpich Board

    October 18, 2023
    Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan announced the following appointment and reappointments to the Perpich Center for Arts Education Board of Directors. Joining the Board is: Rebekah Doyle. Reappointed to the Board are: Steven Anderson, Sally Grans Korsh, and Pasha…

  • Mary Harding, Dance Instructor, Presents at National Dance Education Organization Conference

    Harding (right) is pictured with Cleo Mack (Dance 1994) (left), Director of Dance at Middlesex County (NJ) Magnet School

    October 12, 2023

    Mary Harding, Perpich Dance Instructor and Dance Education Specialist, was a presenter at the national conference of National Dance Education…

  • New Library Materials – Non-Fiction Arts – Fall 2022

    100 Years, 100 Artworks: A History of Modern and Contemporary Art – Ágnes Berecz

    African Artists: From 1882 to Now – commissioning editor, Rebecca Morrill; project editor, Simon Hunegs

    Andy Warhol. Polaroids 1958-1987 – Richard B. Woodward and Reuel Golden

    Architecture: A Visual History – Jonathan Glancey


  • Minnesota State Senators Visit Perpich Center

    October 3, 2023

    Left to Right: Rebecca Bullen, Arts High School Principal; Reagan Greene, Education Policy Committee Legislative Assistant; Sen. Mary Kunesh (39); Emma Zellmer, Legislative Assistant to Sen. Kunesh; Sen. Bonnie Westlin (42); Sen. Liz Boldon (25); Sally Grans-Korsh, Board…

  • Books in Celebration of Latinx Heritage Month from Perpich Library

    September 25, 2023

    September 15-October 15 is National Hispanic/Latine/Latinx Heritage Month! The Perpich Library is celebrating by highlighting books in our collection that focus on visual artists and photographers who come from, or whose ancestors come from: Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America.