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Minneapolis launches a Cultural Districts Arts Fund grant program

Posted on AllSides June 21st, 2024
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The city of Minneapolis wants to get more artists producing art around the city and started its Cultural Districts Arts Fund on Friday that will offer nearly $700,000 in arts grants each year. When Ben Johnson moved back to Minneapolis from Los Angeles in 2023 to become the director of Minneapolis' brand-new Arts & Cultural Affairs Department, he spoke about the city's seven cultural districts being its "crown jewels." "I often think about like, what would Prince's grants program be?" Johnson said. "That's the kind of program I want." The...

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