The Minnesota Orchestra will return $960,000 in unused state arts board funds. The money had been allocated for general operating expenses during the fiscal year which ended June 30th. The Orchestra had sequestered the funds after concerns were raised about how they were being used during the ongoing musicians’ lockout, which began October 1st. Orchestra Read more

This past legislative session, state politicians made some changes to how Minnesota State Arts Board funds are allocated. Now, artists can only use MSAB grant money for travel within state lines. Many artists have used MSAB grants in the past to research projects or participate in shows elsewhere in the country and internationally. For them Read more