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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Courtney Kupsch 612.824-2787 courtney@freeartsminnesota.org FREE ARTS MINNESOTA RECEIVES NEA FUNDING National Endowment for the Arts Grant to Support Teaching Artist Series MINNEAPOLIS (May 10, 2016) – National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $82 million to fund local arts projects and…

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UnitedHealth Group Free...

UnitedHealth Group hosted their fourth Free Arts Day, this time at Southside Village Boys & Girls Club.  Our theme was “Calm Bodies, Calm Minds,” which explored the connection between mental and physical health, and taking care of yourself by keeping your body calm and safe. Youth and their art pals worked on creating projects such…

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New Teen Art Center!

In 2015, Free Arts will launch a Teen Arts Center where youth can develop their creative skills through intensive educational art classes. The Teen Arts Center will provide multi-week courses to youth currently in our Weekly Mentorship program, as well as other youth who face the challenges of poverty, homelessness,…

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Identity Ink

Free Arts Minnesota, Minneapolis Institute of Arts (MIA) and award-winning local artist Natasha Pestich have partnered to provide an eight-week interactive arts education experience to 100 students from several social-service agencies. The Identity Ink program features weekly classes connecting the art of screen printing to dialogue about individual identity, resulting…

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Game Face

Free Arts Minnesota partnered with the Minneapolis Institute of Arts (MIA) and renowned local photographer Wing Young Huie to provide a 7-week arts education experience with more than 75 students from several partnering agencies. The arts education experience is centered around the museum’s exhibit “The Sports Show: Minnesota,” which explores…