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CMAB awards Public Art Grants to three organizations
At their May 11, 2017 meeting, the Central MN Arts Board (CMAB) awarded $30,000 in Public Art Grants to three area organizations. READ MORE
CMAB Awards Capital Arts Grants to Nonprofit Organizations
The Central Minnesota Arts Board (CMAB) awarded $37,445 in Capital Arts Grants to twelve area nonprofit arts organizations. READ MORE
CMAB Awards Capital Arts Grants to Schools
The Central Minnesota Arts Board (CMAB) awarded $7,670 in Capital Arts Grants to three area schools. READ MORE
CMAB Awards Eleven Student Arts Scolarships
At the April 13, 2017 meeting, The Central Minnesota Arts Board (CMAB) awarded Arts Scholarships to eleven students totaling $16,500. The Student Arts Scholarship Program is designed to support students entering or enrolled in an accredited institution and who are pursuing undergraduate degrees in the arts. READ MORE
Nine Area Artists Receive CMAB/McKnight Individual Artist Awards
Artists are invited to apply for this award once each year in February. A panel of six arts professionals reviewed and scored each application individually. Applications with the highest average score were recommended to the CMAB Directors for awards. At their March 9, 2017 board meeting, the CMAB Directors accepted the review panel’s recommendations. READ MORE
2017 Creative MN quantifies the impact and needs of Minnesota's artists and creative workers
Creative Minnesota and Minnesota Citizens for the Arts released a new study February 28, 2017 reporting that there are over 104,000 artists and creative workers in Minnesota.
The study also found that the combined economic impact of nonprofit arts organizations, their audiences and artists and creative workers is over $2 billion annually. READ MORE

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CMAB Artist Career Develpment Grant recipient builds wood-fired kiln
Johnne Law McMahan talks about the process of building a wood-burning kiln and the result of firing the kiln for the first time. SEE MORE

CMAB interviews artists in Arts and Harmony International Juried Art Show
The Arts in Harmony International Juried Art Show displayed 219 artists' work such as paintings, drawings, sculptures, photography, and sequential art. 39 artists that won an award at the show located in the Sherburne County Government Center February 3rd and March 27th, 2014. SEE MORE

ECFE Nature Explore Center Gateway Public Art by Sue Seeger
In October 2013, Sue attended the Grand Opening of the Nature Explore Center and cut the ribbon to open the Nature Explore Center. Prior to the public art installation the entrance was a weedy, worn, muddy path to a black, powder-coded 6-foot high fence with a standard gate.SEE MORE

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