As a state agency and part of state government, MSAB provides financial support to keep the arts community strong and connect Minnesotans to the arts.
ALSO: Playwrights’ Center announces spring season, all online; The Vatican Museum is offering eye-popping virtual tours and videos; and more.
Over its 42 years – first as a program of United Arts, then as an independent nonprofit – Springboard has evolved into a wealth of programs and resources for artists in Minnesota and beyond.
ALSO: Virtual performances by the Miró Quartet, Theatre Pro Rata, Theater Mu and more.
While the ceremony won’t happen, there will be some sort of event on April 28. And it will be hosted by T. Mychael Rambo, a cause for celebration all by itself.
ALSO: Online screenings from MSP Film Society; free audiobooks from Audible; and more.
The Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival has never been postponed before. We talked to Susan Smoluchowski, executive director of the MSP Film Society, about her organization’s plans.
According to Hyperallergic, 2,500 museums and galleries now offer virtual tours and online collections on Google’s Arts & Culture pages.
Sheila Smith, executive director of Minnesota Citizens for the Arts and chair and project manager for Creative Minnesota, has a big-picture view of the arts in Minnesota: the organizations and people, why the arts matter, the economic impact of the arts on the state.
Many arts organizations canceled, postponed, suspended or rescheduled events — and some are providing online versions and/or substitutions.
The Guthrie’s next season is filled with famous names: Noël Coward, Agatha Christie, Cheryl Strayed, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Lorraine Hansberry and Shakespeare.
ALSO: Theatre Elision, Artistry announce 2020-21 seasons; “Merges in March” at the Cowles; and more.
Theater Latté Da’s “La Bohème” will open March 14 at the Ritz in northeast Minneapolis.
ALSO: “Ancient Caves” at the Science Museum; Louis Jenkins Remembrance and Celebration at the Guthrie; and more.
ALSO: “Face to Face: Hmong Women’s Experiences” at Park Square; pianist Daniil Trifonov at the Ordway; and more.
ALSO: Mark Synnott: “Life on the Vertical” at the Fitzgerald; Sam and Sarah host “The Russian Century” at Orchestra Hall; and more.
“Rick Steves’ Travel Skills Class” will take place Sunday, March 8, at 4 p.m. in the Ordway Concert Hall.
ALSO: Jennifer Egan leads U of M’s spring literary series; pipe organ concert by Giacomo Benedetti; and more.
ALSO: A.I.M. by Kyle Abraham at Northrop; Liz Draper at Icehouse; and more.
ALSO: Sister Helen Prejean at St. Kate’s; Literary Witnesses: Louise Erdrich at Plymouth Church; and more.