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  • New Native American Titles from Perpich Library

    July 24, 2023

    The library is busy adding new titles to the collection this summer! We are especially excited that we have added a number of new Native American titles, many of which are by local authors from Minnesota. Here is a selection of just…

  • Harding Hosts “Teachers Teaching Teachers” for Dance Educators

    July 18, 2023

    Attendees of the “Teachers Teaching Teachers” workshop on July 17, 2023

    Mary Harding, Perpich Dance Instructor and Dance Education Specialist, hosted a group of dance teachers for the July 17th workshop “Teachers Teaching Teachers”. The presenters covered a wide…

  • Jeremy Holien Finishes Term on National Art Education Association Board of Directors

    July 15, 2023

    Jeremy Holien, Education Specialist in Visual and Media Arts, recently finished his term as Supervision and Administration Director of the National Art Education Association (NAEA) Board of Directors. In this role, he oversaw NAEA professional development and support for arts administrators, curriculum…

  • Backstage Center Stage Workshop Focuses on Theater Tech & Design

    June 28, 2023

    Perpich Center for Arts Education hosted an in-person one-day tech/design workshop for theater educators and directors in Brainerd, MN at the beautiful Gichi-ziibi Center for the Arts on June 27, 2023. The target audience for the workshop was K-12 and College/University Theater…

  • Minnesota State Representatives Visit Perpich Center

    June 26, 2023

    Left to Right: Rebecca Bullen, Arts High School Principal; Dr. Wendy Barden, Director of PDR; Wilson Lee; Rep. Larry Kraft (46A); Rep. Emma Greenman (63B); Rep. Cheryl Youakim (46B); Rep. Kaela Berg (55B); Dr. Charles Rick, Executive Director;…

  • Books by LGBTQ+ Authors from Perpich Library

    June 21, 2023

    In celebration of Pride Month, the library is featuring a selection of amazing books by LGBTQ+ authors from our very extensive collection of materials.

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

    1. Afterparties: Stories…

  • Rebecca Bullen Named Perpich Arts High School Principal

    June 7, 2023

    Rebecca Bullen

    Perpich Center leadership is pleased to announce that the new principal for Perpich Arts High School will be Rebecca Bullen. Rebecca’s start date is Wednesday, June 21, 2023. She most recently served as Assistant Principal for Perpich…

  • 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…