Bright Stars: Charting the Impact of the Arts in Rural Minnesota

McKnight Foundation,
16 August 2007, USA

Greater Minnesota's communities are coping with economic challenges and a declining population by reinventing themselves. A new report about the arts in rural Minnesota finds that, for many towns, the tools of the reinvention are the arts and artists. The report confirms that the arts act as invaluable communication tools, economic drivers, and vital cultural links with the rest of Minnesota, the nation, and the world...