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Creative Minnesota: Hutchinson

April 17, 2018


Creative Minnesota Report about the City of Hutchinson to be Released at Two Presentations and Discussions, Noon and 5:00 P.M., Tuesday, April 17th

SAINT PAUL, MN: A new study on the size and impact of the nonprofit arts and culture sector in Hutchinson will be released on April 17th in two presentations, by Creative Minnesota, Hutchinson Center for the Arts, and Minnesota Citizens for the Arts. Both presentations will be at Ridgewater College Hutchinson Campus, Room 247, 2 Century Avenue SE, in Hutchinson.

NOON: Presentation for Government officials and business/Chamber members

5:00 PM: Community presentation for the general public and Arts Organizations

The Creative Minnesota study is part of an ongoing series of research reports about the arts and culture sector in Minnesota that is available for free at CreativeMN.org. Creative Minnesota 2017 quantifies the impact and needs of Minnesota’s artists and creative workers, updates previous studies on the economic impact of our state’s 1601 nonprofit arts and culture organizations, and reviews other research about the arts sector in the state.The Hutchinson study is one of fifteen local reports that have been released in the last few months.

Fifteen Hutchinson organizations are part of the local study:

Crow River Drumline Association
Crow River Singers
Historic Hutchinson
Hutchinson Center for the Arts
Hutchinson Community Video Network
Hutchinson Concert Association
Hutchinson Photography Club
Hutchinson Public Arts Commission
Hutchinson Theatre Company
McLeod County Historical Society
McLeod County Agricultural Assn
Minnesota Pottery Festival
NoLines Improv Troupe
RiverSong Music Festival
Wheel and Cog Children’s Museum

The Creative Minnesota 2017 statewide and regional reports, as well as additional research about Minnesota’s arts and cultural community can be downloaded for free at: creativemn.org. Creative Minnesota was developed by a collaborative of arts and culture funders in partnership with Minnesota Citizens for the Arts (MCA). The Creative Minnesota team includes:

Minnesota Citizens for the Arts (MCA) is a statewide arts advocacy organization whose mission is to ensure opportunity for all people to have access to and involvement in the arts. MCA organizes the arts community and lobbies the Minnesota State Legislature and Congress on issues pertaining to the nonprofit arts and conducts original research. MCA works with over 40,000 arts advocates in Minnesota. 651-251-0868,www.artsMN.org @MNCitizen

Contacts: Sheila Smith, 651.251.0868
Executive Director, Minnesota Citizens for the Arts
Tom Wirt, 320.587.4718
Board President, Hutchinson Center for the Arts



April 17, 2018


Ridgewater College, Hutchinson Campus
2 Century Ave SE
Hutchinson, Minnesota 55350