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Registration is NOW OPEN for the RURAL ARTS AND CULTURE SUMMIT that will be happening in Morris, Minnesota June 2-4, 2015.

“From the Ground Up: Cultivating Creative People and Places”

The summit this year will highlight the important role of art and culture in shaping the rural narrative.  It will explore models that support individual artists and their careers, communities that incorporate arts and culture into the development strategies.

The 2015 Rural Arts and Culture Summit will gather artists, art organizations, rural-centric organizations, and community and economic development leaders to learn about creative people and places that have built their stories “from the ground up”. People from across the state and country will gather to celebrate the imaginative and creative thinking that has helped to create vibrant small town cultures.

Learn More Here via Springboard for the Arts

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Keynote Speaker Theresa Secord, photo by Steve Wewerka



Featured Speaker will be Theresa Secord, founder of the Maine Indian Basketweaver’s Associations and Winner of Creativity in Rural Life award.




What: 2015 Rural Arts and Culture Summit: From the Ground Up: Cultivating Creative People and Places
When: Tuesday June 2 (Welcome Reception), Wednesday June 3 & Thursday June 4, 2015
Where: Center for Small Towns, University of Minnesota, Morris, 600 East 4th Street
Morris, Minnesota 56267
How Much: Early-Bird registration through April 22, both days for $100, single day for $70; regular registration after April 23, both days for $125, single day for $90
More Info: www.ruralartsandculturesummit.com

Scholarships are available.  Contact Mara at (218)-745-9111 for more information.