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  • Greg Winter

    Board Member Gregory Winter Says Farewell

    May 18, 2021

    Perpich Board Member, Gregory Winter, has resigned from the Perpich Board after one term, effective May 31, 2021. Winter, from Minneapolis, Minnesota, was appointed to the Board by Governor Mark Dayton. He was appointed in December of 2016 with an effective start…

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  • Walz, Flanagan Announce Appointments to Perpich Board

    May 14, 2021
    Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan announced the following appointments to the Perpich Center for Arts Education Board of Directors. Board member Leslie LeCuyer has been reappointed to the Board. Joining the Board are: Steven Anderson, LaTia Childers, Pasha Khosravi,…

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

    May 3, 2021

    Perpich Center for Arts Education is proud to announce the 2021- 2023 award recipients for the Comprehensive Arts Planning Program (CAPP): Art and Science Academy, Brooklyn Center Community Schools, Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District, LoveWorks Academy, Minnesota Excellence in Learning Academy, Monticello Public Schools,…

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  • Titles By and About Asian Americans

    April 20, 2021

    “A love of reading shows empathy, the desire to understand how others live or act or might act – and why.” – Celeste Ng

    This is a small selection of the many materials by and about Asian Americans that Perpich Library has available…

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  • Celebrating Lola Perpich

    Photograph of Delores “Lola” Perpich, wife of Minnesota governor Rudy Perpich, c.1978.

    March 26, 2021

    In celebration of Women’s History Month, we want to recognize and remember Lola Perpich as a pioneer in playing an integral role in the creation of the…

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  • Books About Women Artists

    March 17, 2021

    Women artists have been creating art for millennia but their contributions have historically been overlooked and undervalued. This selection of books aims to highlight the accomplishments of women artists, giving them their rightful place in art history. All books on this list,…

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  • Jeremy Holien Begins Role on National Art Education Association Board of Directors

    March 15, 2021

    Jeremy Holien, Education Specialist in Visual and Media Arts, recently began his role as Director of Supervision and Administration of the National Art Education Association (NAEA) Board of Directors. The transition from Division Director-Elect to Director took place at the NAEA National Conference, held virtually, in…

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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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