Join Us for Art, Music, Spirits & Beer

Join Us for Art, Music, Spirits & Beer

Will you help support COMPAS and creativity in Minnesota by joining us at Arts & Crafts on Saturday, June 24th? We sure hope so! Read here for the answer to all your questions about the 3rd annual event.

Spoiler alert - the answer to "Which fabulous COMPAS Artists are performing at Arts & Crafts?" is: SEE MORE PERSPECTIVE, Desdamona & DJ Kool Akiem, Benjamin Domask, Afoutayi Dance, TICKET TO BRASIL, Charlie Maguire and Siama's Congo, plus local band Candid Kid!

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Creating a Sense of Belonging

Creating a Sense of Belonging

Every day we hear from teachers and administrators whose budget for creative education has been cut, or worse, eliminated altogether. We are in a constant battle to affirm what we know to be true – that creating art helps students learn and thrive in ways that traditional education can’t provide.

Leylo* would agree – she is part of a group of students in Rochester, MN who have experienced the incredible power of creativity while working with our teaching artist Frank Sentwali...

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Artists in Action – Your COMPAS News Round-Up

Artists in Action – Your COMPAS News Round-Up

Flowers aren't the only things blooming in April. Creativity is blossoming across Minnesota as we wrap-up a busy month in schools. Whether it's sixth graders writing poetry at Oak View Middle School in Andover, first graders creating their own theater production at Fairview Elementary in Mora, or high schoolers gaining photography skills at Stephen/Argyle High School, COMPAS is working in depth and across the state with students of all ages.

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