FREE ARTS MINNESOTA...

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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A Community Concert

This annual benefit concert returns to the First Avenue Mainroom on Saturday, February 1st. The concert will feature over 10 talented local bands paying homage to the great Joe Strummer, co-founder of The Clash and one of the most important and influential voices of the punk movement. All proceeds from…

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Whole Foods 5% Back Day

Make plans to purchase your weekly groceries or trick or treat candy on Thursday, October 31st at Whole Foods in Downtown Minneapolis : 222 Hennepin Ave. They will be donating 5% of all the proceeds they make that day to our programs!