On February 28 local rapper and singer Dessa will give a performance at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts.
Image courtesy of the artist
Ticket sales from the event will seed a new scholarship fund for under-served teens.
Tickets are $20 and go on sale this Wednesday at 10am.
Dessa is known for her work mentoring teens and young adults, which has included public speaking and leading writing workshops.
According to MIA marketing manager Kim Huskinson, the museum is working to engage with teens of all backgrounds, and to raise awareness of the art classes it already offers youth.