How did you spend your summer vacation? For ArtsWork Apprentices, summer has meant long hours working to paint a mural and create mosaic tiles that will be mounted as part of a huge public art installation in the Trout Brook Nature Sanctuary.
When Congresswoman Betty McCollum and her staff heard about the project, they wanted to stop by and see it for themselves. ArtsWork Apprentices got the chance to show off their work-in-progress to Congresswoman McCollum and other local leaders who stopped by to check out the space.Read More
When North View Middle School teachers decided students needed a spark to ignite their learning, they contacted COMPAS with an intriguing question.
“How many writers can we get here at the same time?”
North View’s literacy team knows students’ interests can vary as wildly as Minnesota weather in May and they wanted each student to work with a writer they could relate to.Read More
What happens when we work towards improving newly-learned creative skills by creating new work?
One thing that happens is the emergence of new ideas, perspectives, connections, forms, and ways of seeing the world. And there are other benefits: some obvious, some surprising…Read More
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!Read More