President's Committee on the Arts & Humanities
The President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities named COMPAS as an exemplary arts education organization in its report, “Re-Investing in Arts Education: Winning America’s Future Through Creative Schools.”
COMPAS artist Anne Krocak and residents from Oak Meadows Senior Living Center won the Grand Prize in the 2014 national Senior Living Art Showcase competition sponsored by the Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA) for the mosaic they created together titled "Memory Garden Mosaic." The mosaic now welcomes visitors to Oak Meadows' memory garden.
COMPAS was ranked #6 by Philanthropedia (a division of Guidestar) on the list of high impact Minnesota non-profits for providing access to the arts.
Best Use of Art in the Patient Environment
The International Academy of Design & Health honored Children's Hospitals & Clinics of Minnesota along with its arts partners (including COMPAS) with the top award for "Use of Art in the Patient Environment."
COMPAS - Art for Life's Sake!
Arts Education throughout Minnesota that sparks students’ imagination, brings creativity to older adults, and inspires people to create. COMPAS brings art to people. Professional artists work alongside students, teachers, senior citizens to discover their own creativity.