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Markings: High Art, Low...

FREE ARTS MINNESOTA YOUTH EXHIBIT Graffiti and Street Art Display at Mia MINNEAPOLIS (June 28, 2016) Through the generosity of an Arts Learning grant awarded by the Minnesota State Arts Board, Free Arts Minnesota and Mia (Minneapolis Institute of Art) are partnering to provide youth with a hands on street art series led by Twin Cities graffiti…

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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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ARTGAZE: Illuminating...

Free Arts Minnesota presents one of the most exciting art events of the year, ARTGAZE: Illuminating Local Artisans. The gala will feature a signature cocktail reception designed by Bittercube, a silent auction, and a festive night of artistry in the Fountain Room, located in the heart of downtown in the Lumber…

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Art Heals! Breakfast

We cordially invite you to join us for our Annual Art Heals! Breakfast Fundraiser! Some highlights for this year’s event include: –  Joan Vorderbruggen, local artist; art organizer; the amazing powerhouse behind Minneapolis’ Made Here; and, most recently, the coordinator for the five-story mural tribute to Bob Dylan in Downtown. – The…

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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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Welcome Nate &...

This summer we welcome two more additional staff to our team, Nate Lovdahl and Laichee Yang. Here’s a little more about them and why they’re excited to work at Free Arts: Nate Lovdahl Free Arts Minnesota Development Coordinator Brief Background I am terribly excited to be joining the Free Arts team…

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Free Arts Minnesota Names...

The Board of Directors of Free Arts Minnesota is pleased to announce that Sara Sternberger will become the organization’s Executive Director on June 15.  “We know that Free Arts Minnesota is leading from a position of strength and we look forward to working with Sara as we seek out new…

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Lifetouch Free Arts Day

Lifetouch, our founding supporter, hosted our most recent Free Arts Day on Saturday, May 2nd at Dakota Woodlands, a shelter and support resource for more than twenty homeless families. Youth spent the morning thinking about creative ways to Reduce! Reuse! Recycle! with projects including insects made from bottle caps, egg carton owls…

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